Case File

Flaking Paint Raises Two Year Old’s Blood Level

Parents rented home in Northfield, NH in 2008 for family that included a 2-year old child. Landlord failed to give family the required lead paint disclosure forms or pamphlet. Landlord knew home was older home with peeling and flaking paint but told family that they could repaint if they wished. The following year, at child’s 3-year “well baby visit”, a blood lead level of 20 mg/dl was discovered and NH DHHS, Childhood Lead Paint Poisoning Division investigated the home and...
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