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Lead paint poisoning, especially in children, affects families across America. Lead was a common element in paint prior to being banned in the 1970’s after the harmful effects were made known. The paint was widely used, though, and has looming effects on the inhabitants of these older homes and buildings.

You may be entitled to compensation if you or your child has suffered the impact of lead paint poisoning. A Raleigh lead paint poisoning lawyer can discuss the options you have during a free evaluation.

Effects of Lead Paint Poisoning in Children

Children are harmed through the ingestion of lead-based paint chips or by simply breathing the dust that is created when the paint is sanded or a renovation of the house occurs. Children are generally most susceptible because they come into contact with the substance during their developmental stages. Medical professionals say that the neurotoxin damages the developing brain of the young one and in severe cases, can cause death.

Other effects of lead paint poisoning include:

  • Decreased IQ & intellect
  • Learning disabilities
  • Academic struggles
  • ADD or ADHD
  • Antisocial characteristics

A Raleigh Lead Paint Poisoning Lawyer Can Help

Our experienced Raleigh lead paint poisoning lawyers offer free case evaluations to assess the circumstances surrounding your injury and to determine what strategy we can use to pursue compensation. Our firm can assist in cases where the victim just recently came into contact with the poisoning and also in cases where a child was exposed to lead-based paint years ago and has suffered the harmful effects years later. We encourage you to call us today at (704) 461-1621.

At Whitley Law Firm, we have more than 80 years of combined experience assisting injured clients who need monetary compensation. Our firm is available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. Look to us for the trusted representation you need.

We represent clients on a contingency fee basis. That means that you do not have to worry about paying us for representation of your lead paint poisoning case unless we recover compensation on your behalf. Call us today!