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Lead Poisoning and Pregnancy – The Impacts and Risks

On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP posted on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Most families understand the risks lead poisoning has on their children – often leading to significant brain and nervous system damage. However, lead poisoning can impact your unborn child if the mother is exposed to lead during pregnancy. If a pregnant woman ingests lead through breathing or swallowing,...

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High-Risk Toddlers In State Program Missed Lead Test, Group Says

On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP posted on Friday, March 9, 2018. Nearly three-fourths of California toddlers enrolled in a state-run low-income insurance program did not have their blood tested for lead, according to a recent analysis by health organization. The Environmental Working Group, a non-profit organization that conducts research and education related to health issues, studied state records between...

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How lead poisoning can affect your child

On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP posted on Thursday, February 8, 2018. Lead poisoning is the most studied environmental health threat in history. Elevated blood lead levels in children can cause permanent neurological, physiological and physiological harm in your child including loss of IQ, ADHD, aggression, juvenile delinquency, loss of executive function (the ability to multi-task), language delay, delayed puberty and delayed...

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Know the signs of potential lead poisoning in your children

On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP posted on Friday, February 2, 2018. With the real estate market so competitive, many people who rent in and around Beverly Hills may simply feel thankful to find a rental unit they can afford. Often, older buildings end up divided into rental units, which may have had lead paint at some point. Many times,...

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Lead Paint Makers Must Pay To Clean Up Homes, Court Rules

On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP posted on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. In what many are calling a victory for California consumers, a state appeals court has ruled that lead paint companies are responsible for the cost of cleaning up homes containing the dangerous toxin. The ruling is the latest round in a lawsuit involving three companies — ConAgra, NL Industries and...

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Lead poisoning doesn’t only affect children, workers also at risk

On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP on Thursday, December 27, 2018. Even though lead poisoning is often discussed relating to children because of the serious effects it has on their brain development, many adults are at risk for lead poisoning at work. In fact, thousands of people in the United States work under conditions where enough lead is present to harm...

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How to Avoid Slumlords

On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP posted on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. Tips to Avoid Renting from Slumlords in Los Angeles Finding an affordable place to live in Los Angeles can be difficult, especially when you want to find an apartment that is nice, located in a good neighborhood and does not require too long a commute to work. Another...

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Lead poisoning: Diagnosis and treatment

On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP posted on Thursday, October 19, 2017. Lead poisoning is a serious health concern that requires immediate medical attention. Although it’s best to avoid this altogether, if you or your loved one is dealing with lead poisoning it’s good to know that there are treatment options to consider. If you have any reason to believe that...

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Tips for Protecting Your Child From Lead Exposure

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 Lead is...

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New law bars landlords from reporting tenants to ICE

On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. This week, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation that made California a “sanctuary state” that offers protection to the state’s undocumented immigrants. This is the latest salvo in the immigration battle between the Trump administration and Gov. Brown. The law, which will not be in effect until Jan. 1,...

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