Louisville Lead Paint Exposure Lawyers
Lead paint presents a significant health risk to people exposed to it, especially for young children and infants. Lead poisoning occurs when lead commonly enters the body through inhalation, ingestion, and dermal absorption. In children under six years old, exposure to lead can severely affect mental and physical development, leading to life-long challenges. Exposure to lead in high quantities can be deadly.
Regulators are well aware of the dangers posed by lead paint. Regulations established in the late 1970s forbid the use of lead in paint. However, many individuals still are exposed to lead, often in older buildings. Homes, businesses, and workplaces that predate the lead paint regulations may even unwittingly contain lead hazards.
Premises liability law establishes a duty for American property owners to take reasonable measures to maintain their property. When property owners or managers fail to honor their responsibilities, their negligence may result in serious harm to tenants. As a result, victims of negligence may be eligible for compensation.
At Sampson Law Firm, we have decades of experience with Kentucky premises liability cases. This experience has prepared us to take on your lead paint poisoning case and to fight for you at every turn. Call us today at (502) 584-5050 to schedule a free consultation so we can learn about your case.
Why Hire a Kentucky Lead Paint Poisoning Lawyer?
Premises liability cases can be complicated. Without a lawyer, it can be exceedingly difficult for an injury victim to understand their options and file their claim. If you are serious about recovering compensation for what you’ve been through, you should consult with an experienced attorney. Your attorney will guide you through every aspect of your case, from determining who was liable for the harm caused, to filing paperwork and gathering and presenting evidence. Having a lawyer in your corner will allow you to focus less on your case and more on your health.
An experienced attorney will work with you to prove that your injuries were connected to lead paint exposure and that a property owner’s negligence is the ultimate cause. It is already extremely stressful to deal with the health implications of lead poisoning, and attempting to seek compensation can add significantly to that stress. Having skilled legal counsel to fight on your behalf can help you better cope with the burdens of your situation and focus on what matters most, your health.
Why Choose Sampson Law Firm for your Kentucky Lead Paint Case?
At Sampson Law Firm, we strive to provide our clients with exemplary legal services, especially since our clients are often experiencing painful periods in their lives. We strongly believe that when a property owner’s negligence causes someone harms the owner should be held accountable for the damage they’ve done. We will work diligently on your behalf to bring your case to a satisfactory conclusion.
Our firm’s decades of experience dealing with Kentucky personal injury cases allows us to take on even the most complex lead poisoning cases. Our years of practicing law have distinguished our firm as one with a reputation for the aggressive pursuit of our clients’ goals. As a relatively small firm, each of our clients gets our attention and personalized service tailored to each unique case.
We understand the challenging circumstances our clients find themselves in when they have been affected by lead poisoning. Not only is health a significant stressor, medical bills, lost work, and changes to your daily life can be extremely trying. Our firm operates on a contingency basis, meaning we only get paid if we make a recovery for you. Working on a contingency basis allows us to offer our clients more financial flexibility as they face the challenges that lead poisoning presents. We’re prepared to take on your lead poisoning case to work with you with compassion, skill, and relentless advocacy.
Lead Paint Exposure Cases We Handle
For years our lawyers have handled a variety of premises liability issues. As a result, we have the experience and skills necessary to take a variety of Kentucky lead poisoning cases. Property owners are obligated to ensure they are taking reasonable precautions to protect visitors to their property from lead poisoning.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires property owners to inform potential buyers or tenants of the presence of lead paint on their property if it was built before 1978. Failure to notify occupants could lead to lead poisoning and constitute negligence. Individuals affected by lead poisoning may suffer from numerous medical ailments. Several variables can dramatically affect the severity of lead poisoning; these variables include:
- Duration of exposure
- Concentration of lead
- The victim’s age
Lead poisoning can be challenging to detect as symptoms may appear only once dangerous levels of lead accumulate in the body. Lead paint presents numerous health risks, particularly for children. If exposed to lead before birth, infants can be born prematurely and fail to develop in the womb properly. Children exposed to lead may suffer from:
- Developmental delays
- Weight loss
- Loss of appetite
- Learning difficulty
- Stomach conditions
- Hearing loss
Adults affected by lead exposure can develop health issues such as high blood pressure, joint pain, headaches, memory issues, mood disorders, fertility problems, and more. Lead poisoning can have life long effects that significantly affect one’s quality of life. It is important to seek compensation and hold negligent property owners accountable when their carelessness causes suffering.
Call a Kentucky Lead Paint Exposure Attorney Today
At Sampson Law Firm we take lead poisoning very seriously due to the lasting and dramatic health effects it can cause. Property owners who fail to honor their legal obligation should be held accountable. When you are the victim of someone else’s negligence, you shouldn’t be forced to foot the bill for someone else’s negligence.
Our premises liability attorneys are prepared to fight tirelessly for you until we reach a satisfactory conclusion to your case. If you or someone you know is suffering due to lead poisoning, call us today at (502) 584-5050 and schedule a free consultation.