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Environmental group awaits governor’s signature on bill

On behalf of Riley Ersoff 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. New rules...

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Lessons about lead poisoning from Flint, Michigan

On behalf of Riley Ersoff 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 is just...

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Are you familiar with the symptoms of lead poisoning?

On behalf of Riley Ersoff 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 were common...

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Do you know your rights as a tenant?

On behalf of Riley Ersoff posted on Friday, August 25, 2017. As a renter, you have certain rights. From the moment you fill out an apartment rental application, you have certain federally protected rights. This means that if you feel a landlord rejected your rental application and violated your rights by doing so, you may be able to take legal action....

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Beverly Hills Law Blog

Why did people ever make lead-based paint? On behalf of Riley Ersoff & 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 and much...

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

On behalf of Riley Ersoff 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 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 important for...

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New study examines lead effects on kids

On behalf of Riley Ersoff 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, we want...

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Increased blood levels near Vernon battery plant

On behalf of Riley Ersoff posted on Thursday, May 25, 2017. About five miles from downtown Los Angeles, in the City of Vernon, there used to be a battery recycling plant, operated by Exide. The plant, which last operated in 2012, was closed by federal officials over a year ago due to concerns regarding the pollution of neighborhoods near the facility....

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