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A few years ago, Ms. Colleen Stephens vacated her 5,000 square-foot, newly renovated home overlooking the bay in Virginia Beach. She and her family moved into a smaller home located further inland. While not happy with the...more
This past quarter brought us the long-awaited decision from the California Supreme Court on stacking of insurance policies. The Supreme Court has ruled that stacking of limits on successive policies is permitted on continuous...more
This article will tell you about the dangers of childhood lead poisoning, how you can find out if there is lead in your home or apartment, what to do if there is lead, and what protections Massachusetts law provides for you...more
In a 3-0 decision, the Ontario Court of Appeal has reversed a $36 million trial award to members of an environmental class action. Thousands of Port Colborne, Ontario’s residents had sued Inco for property devaluation caused...more
This decision is the first Massachusetts appellate case dealing with the statute of limitations for toxic mold, so it’s quite important. The case will make it easier for toxic mold victims to sue wrongdoers in state court....more
The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) has recently published an updated paper on the health effects of mold exposure in an indoor environment. This article summarizes the key points that all...more
We are representing a family with a lead poisoned child. The landlord does not have deep pockets, but the previous owner who had been order to remediate this problem 2 years prior to my clients renting the house is a large...more
Toxic Torts challenge Property Owners and Managers with new legal claimslegal...more
Lead Paint and Mold Liability Issues Facing Commercial Real Estate Owners...more
Appellate Panel Saves Notice Defense in Single Family Lead Paint Cases...more
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