Retribution For Lead Exposure

As lead paint regulations become harsher, more lawsuits against property owners, landlords, and even paint companies are emerging. Just recently, a 17-year old boy from Baltimore, Maryland was awarded 2 million dollars in a civil case against The Dackman Company. The boy lived with his mother and grandmother from the time he was born until [...]

2017-04-13T15:22:08-04:00Homeowner|

The Boston Globe Exposes Issues with Massachusetts Lead Laws

Massachusetts is widely known for its antique homes and historic towns, but with older homes comes unavoidable dangers. Lead paint has been banned from household paints since 1978, and even though this has had a positive impact on new construction and safety, more than two thirds of homes built in Massachusetts were built prior to [...]

2017-04-13T15:22:09-04:00Homeowner|

Lead Removal Funding: Where is the Money Really Going?

Exposure to lead through pre-1978 lead paint was not taken seriously until the past few decades. Once officials realized the permanent, irreversible damage lead can have on a child, they finally began to take action and help prevent lead exposure from occurring. Millions of homes in the United States are still lead ridden, and many [...]

2017-04-13T15:22:09-04:00Lead|
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