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Could your child's mood swings be linked to lead poisoning?

It's now commonly recognized that exposure to lead-based paint results in reduced IQ, ADHD and other cognitive harm. Medical researchers have also concluded that there is a link between lead exposure in children and aggression and in violent crime in teenagers and young adults.

Why did people ever make lead-based paint?

Lead-based paint is a serious health hazard. It's especially dangerous for children. When they breathe in the dust or even put paint chips directly into their mouths, they can suffer from learning disabilities, IQ issues, mood swings, aggression issues and much more. Lead can stunt their development. While some of the signs only show up as the child gets older, exposure at a young age can have an impact for the rest of their life.

Could your child's mood swings be linked to lead poisoning?

It's now commonly recognized that exposure to lead-based paint results in reduced IQ, ADHD and other cognitive harm. Medical researchers have also concluded that there is a link between lead exposure in children and aggression and in violent crime in teenagers and young adults.

Lead poisoning can have a negative impact on a child's learning

Children who suffer from lead poisoning often have some delayed abilities. This can present challenges for them in school. It is imperative that school districts that have children affected by lead take the initiative to ensure that these kids have the best educational opportunities available.

How lead poisoning can affect your child

Lead poisoning is the most studied environmental health threat in history. Elevated blood lead levels in children can cause permanent neurological, physiological and physiological harm in your child including loss of IQ, ADHD, aggression, juvenile delinquency, loss of executive function (the ability to multi-task), language delay, delayed puberty and delayed growth.

Recent Victory - $3,600,000 Lead Poisoning and Habitability case

Riley Law Group PC is pleased to announce that it has settled a lead poisoning and habitability case on behalf of 4 families for $3,600,000.00. The four families consisted of 10 children and 6 adults who lived in a 100 year old 40 unit apartment building on Alvarado St. north of Wilshire Blvd. in central Los Angeles.

Lead poisoning a serious issue in many California cities

We have all seen the news regarding the tainted water supply in Flint, Michigan. What seems so far away may be a problem in communities throughout California as well. A recent study of blood-lead levels in children by Reuters has shown that many cities across the state have seen a high number of lead poisoning cases affecting children, rivaling the numbers present in Flint.

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