Lead-Paint Bill Would Let Baltimore Sue for Past DamagesBills that would hold accountable those whose products cause lead poisoning, and taking lead out of drinking water, are moving through legislative committees in the Maryland General Assembly this session.
Retesting Ordered For Thousands of 'Lead-Free' Md. HomesThousands of Maryland homes that were certified lead-free will now be subject to additional testing after state investigators found traces of lead in homes a private inspector said were safe.
All Md. Toddlers To Be Tested For Lead At Ages 1 And 2Gov. Larry Hogan is announcing a new lead testing plan that calls for all Maryland children to be tested at ages 1 and 2.
U.S. Probe Sought Of Schemes Targeting Lead Paint SurvivorsTwo members of Congress are asking the Justice Department to investigate predatory financial schemes that target victims of lead point poisoning.
Official: Housing Chief's Lead Paint Remarks "Ridiculous"Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford says Maryland's housing chief's comments about seeking to limit liability of landlords in lead paint cases are "ridiculous."
Baltimore Woman Awarded $1.4M In Lead Paint SettlementA Baltimore City woman who suffered permanent brain damage after being exposed to lead paint as a child is awarded a major settlement.
Baltimore Jury Awards $2M In Lead Paint CaseA big time settlement in court. A Baltimore jury awards $2 million to a teenager who suffered permanent brain damage after he was exposed to lead paint as a baby. The verdict came after a week-long trial.
Small Amounts Of Lead Can Change Children's Lives ForeverOlder homes in older cities mean a higher risk of lead poisoning. Children are especially at risk of lead poisoning. Now the Environmental Protection Agency is taking another step to keep Baltimore's children safe.
Baltimore Housing Agency Pays $6.8M Lead JudgmentsThe Housing Authority of Baltimore City has paid more than $6.7 million to satisfy six outstanding lead paint judgments.
Prominent Md. Lobbyist Fined For Lead ViolationProminent Maryland lobbyist Bruce Bereano has been fined $13,000 for lead paint violations at two Anne Arundel County rental properties.
Baltimore Family Outraged After Lead Paint Judgment ReversedHer kids were awarded $2.6 million because of lead poisoning suffered in Baltimore City's public housing. But last week, a judge ruled the city didn't have to pay up. Now that mother is speaking to WJZ.
Court Overturns $2.6 M Lead Paint Judgment Because Of Legal TechnicalityJust as vehicles owned by the city housing authority were about to be sent to auction to pay for damages in a lead paint lawsuit, a judge has overturned the case.