11-7-11: A New Look for Lead Paint?
A couple weeks ago the Maryland Court of Appeals handed down a ruling that changes a 1994 state law regulating how claims of children poisoned by lead-paint are handled in Maryland.
If that sounds cut and dried, it’s not at all to anyone involved in the issue. They are all bracing for big impacts, though they disagree about what the impact will be.
This morning we’ll hear from a lawyer, an advocate for children poisoned by lead, and a realtor who speaks for landlords in the Baltimore area.
Joe Espo is a personal injury lawyer with the firm of Brown, Goldstein and Levy. Ben Frederick III of Ben Frederick Realty and Ruth Ann Norton, executive director of the Coalition to End Childhood Lead Poisoning