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Kennedy Krieger seeks dismissal of sibling suit over lead-paint abatement study

ANNAPOLIS – An attorney for Kennedy Krieger Institute told a skeptical Maryland high court Tuesday the research facility owed no legal duty to siblings of participants in its controversial 1990s lead-paint abatement study in Baltimore and thus cannot be sued ...

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Kennedy Krieger win in lead-paint abatement study lawsuit affirmed

The Court of Special Appeals has affirmed rulings made at a 2014 trial in which the Kennedy Krieger Institute was found not liable by a jury for its Lead-Based Paint Abatement and Repair and Maintenance Study. The lawsuit was the ...

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Md. court: Lead-poisoning victims must show ‘probability’ of specific exposure

People claiming to have suffered residential lead poisoning must show a “reasonable probability” that they were exposed to the toxin at a specific home in order to get their claim to trial, Maryland’s second-highest court has held.

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Md. expands lead paint testing of children

State and federal officials Monday announced an expansion of lead paint testing in Maryland that will include all children 2 years old and younger regardless of where they live. Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford and Dr. Howard Haft, deputy secretary of ...

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