Lead-based paint was barred from most uses in the late 1970s as it became clear that lead exposure could lead to significant physical health problems. However, lead paint is still present in older buildings. Property owners are required to disclose the presence of lead paint, either to tenants or to purchasers. When they fail to do so, and a building’s occupants develop lead paint poisoning, it may be appropriate for these sickened individuals to pursue financial compensation through a civil lawsuit.
If you are suffering from lead paint poisoning as a result of exposure on another party’s property or a previous owner’s misrepresentation, we can help. Contact a Green Bay premises liability attorney of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. by calling 800-242-2874 today.
Whether exposure is through the inhalation of airborne lead particles, the ingestion of larger lead-containing paint chips, or otherwise, the consequences can be severe. Children, in particular are likely to suffer greatly as their physical and cognitive development may be compromised, creating permanent concerns. The following are some of the dangers associated with lead paint exposure:
There are many other difficulties that may arise due to lead paint poisoning, and it is critically important that victims of this condition can obtain medical care, often at great expense. A successful civil lawsuit can prevent this from becoming a crushing burden for a family
To learn more about your legal rights and options as one who has developed lead paint poisoning due to another party’s negligence, contact the experienced Green Bay premises liability lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. at 800-242-2874.