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$________ CONFIDENTIAL Landlord’s Negligence – Plaintiff minor suffers lead poisoning from lead paint on the premises – Cognitive deficits.

Withheld County, MA

In this landlord negligence matter, the plaintiff alleged that the defendant landlord was negligent in failing to remove lead paint on the premises resulting in lead poisoning for the infant plaintiff. The plaintiff suffered cognitive defects as a result of the ingestion of lead paint. The defendant denied the allegations, and disputed causation and damages.

The infant plaintiff resided at the defendant’s premises which were leased by the defendant to the plaintiff’s parents. In ________, the plaintiff suffered lead poisoning. The lead levels in the plaintiff’s blood were twice the safe levels. The plaintiff suffered cognitive deficits as a result of the unsafe levels of lead in her blood. She suffered from below-average functioning, attention deficits, difficulties with processing and working memory.

The plaintiff brought suit against the defendant landlord alleging negligence due to the failure to remove lead paint. The defendant denied the allegations and disputed the nature and extent of the plaintiff’s injuries and damages. The defendant disputed causation and maintained that the child’s alleged cognitive deficits were not related to any lead poisoning.The parties agreed to resolve the plaintiff’s claim for the sum of $________ in a confidential settlement between the parties.

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