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Tips for parents to protect kids from exposures to lead

On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP posted on Saturday, October 14, 2017. Being a parent is hard work, and sometimes it can seem as if the deck is stacked against you and your kids. If your child is exposed to lead in the home environment, he or she will definitely experience life-long difficulties. Living in a toxic home This highly...

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The dangers of lead poisoning can have unforeseen consequences

On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP posted in blog on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Last summer, one of the officers that faced charges over the arrest and subsequent death of a Baltimore native received an acquittal. The officers arrested the 25-year-old suspect for possession of a switchblade. From the time the officers placed the suspect in handcuffs and their arrival at...

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Lessons about lead poisoning from Flint, Michigan

On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP posted on Friday, September 29, 2017. During the three years that the people of Flint, Michigan have been struggling with the lead-tainted water coming out of their faucets, most of the scientific attention has been directed toward the effects of lead on children’s brains. A recent Washington Post article makes clear that another effect of lead...

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Are you familiar with the symptoms of lead poisoning?

On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP posted on Thursday, September 28, 2017. It’s easy to believe that lead poisoning will never impact you or your family, but it’s possible that this could come into play at some point in the future. There are many causes of lead poisoning, such as if a child ingests lead paint chips. Lead-based paints...

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Lead poisoning increases your child’s risk of ADHD

Certain chemicals contribute to psychiatric disorders such as ADHD by disrupting brain development. One of those toxins is lead. If your child has an elevated blood lead level, call our lead poison lawyers in LA today: 866-548-6137 It is normal for children to display different behaviors as they grow older. Whether that is due to external influences, exploration of...

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New study examines lead effects on kids

On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP posted on Friday, June 30, 2017. In many of our past blogs, we talked about the impact that lead has upon children. We discussed some of the common symptoms of lead poisoning, and what you should do if you suspect that your child is suffering due to an exposure to lead. In this post,...

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How often is lead poisoning missed in children?

On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP posted on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. In California, many children come into contact with lead each day. This exposure may cause lasting health complications, making it essential that you take immediate action if you believe that your child is suffering from lead poisoning. Unfortunately, many children slip through the cracks, and the necessary tests...

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Lead poisoning a serious issue in many California cities

We have all seen the news regarding the tainted water supply in Flint, Michigan. What seems so far away may be a problem in communities throughout California as well. A recent study of blood-lead levels in children by Reuters has shown that many cities across the state have seen a high number of lead poisoning cases affecting children, rivaling...

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Does your child have lead poisoning?

On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP posted on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Many families living in Los Angeles reside in apartments or homes that were built prior to 1978 and are therefore presumed to have lead paint present. When you moved in, you should have received notice from your landlord about the potential dangers of the exposures to lead paint....

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What every family should know about the dangers of lead poisoning

On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Lead poisoning should be a concern for everybody, especially families with young children. This is because lead poisoning can lead to long-term problems such as learning disorders that affect a child’s ability to thrive. It can also affect every organ within the body, including your heart and lungs....

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