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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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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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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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