Children in NYC Public Housing Test Positive for Lead

There are thousands of New York City public housing apartments that are believed to contain lead paint. In most of these cases the Housing Authority believes the lead paint is best left alone until someone moves out. In the last 5 years more than 200 children have tested positive for elevated levels of lead. Read […]

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Queens Infant Suffers from Lead Poisoning in NYC Apartment

The Orlow Firm represented a family who’s infant child had elevated levels of lead in her blood. The Queens NY personal injury lawyers at the Orlow Firm were able to settle the case even though the defendant was uninsured. We secured the family an award of $110,000 for their pain and suffering. Contact our New York lead poisoning attorneys for […]

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NYC Infant Suffers from Lead Poisoning in Queens Apartment

The Queens personal injury attorneys at the Orlow Firm represented a family who’s infant child had elevated levels of lead in his blood. We were able to settle the case even though the defendant was uninsured. We secured the family an award of $125,000 for their pain and suffering. Contact our New York City lead poisoning attorneys for a free […]

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Children, Lead Paint and Public Housing: A Potentially Toxic Combination

Forty years ago, 2,600 New York City children tested positive for such high levels of lead in their blood that they required hospitalization. Today, the risk of lead poisoning has been dramatically reduced, thanks to U.S. laws banning the use of lead in paint and gasoline in the 1970s. In spite of these advancements, hundreds […]

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