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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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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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Increased blood levels near Vernon battery plant

On behalf of Riley | Ersoff LLP 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...

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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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