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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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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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Environmental group awaits governor’s signature on bill

On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP posted on Monday, October 2, 2017. Earlier this month, California legislators gathered in Sacramento and voted unanimously to approve laws that will provide testing for lead exposures to hundreds of thousands of additional at-risk youngsters in the state. The present program has struggled with identifying the approximately two-thirds of California kids with lead poisoning....

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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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Beverly Hills Law Blog

Why did people ever make lead-based paint? On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP & Shakhnis posted on Monday, August 19, 2019. Lead-based paint is a serious health hazard. It’s especially dangerous for children. When they breathe in the dust or even put paint chips directly into their mouths, they can suffer from learning disabilities, IQ issues, mood swings, aggression issues...

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Recent Victory – $911,000 Lead Poisoning and Habitability case

On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP posted on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. Congratulations to the Lopez family upon recovering $911,000 in connection with their recent habitability and lead poisoning case! Do not let unscrupulous landlords take advantage of you and your children. Safe and habitable housing is the law!

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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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Is your apartment making you and your family sick?

On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP posted on Friday, July 28, 2017. Many California residents live in low-income housing, and the landlords who own low-income houses — in other words, slumlords — do not always keep their premises safe. One of the biggest problems that plagues families living in this type of home environment is the threat of lead poisoning. It’s...

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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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