Latest Developments in Lead Paint Litigation

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The reduction of lead exposure since 1978 has been a public policy success.

See what others are saying about lead paint litigation.

The History of Lead Pigment Used In Residential Paint

The use of lead paint peaked in the 1920s, when it was lauded by public health officials as an important tool in the fight against disease.

LITIGATION HISTORY

For decades, courts have rejected claims against former manufacturers of lead pigment used in paint.

LATEST DEVELOPMENTS

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HISTORY OF THE USE OF LEAD PIGMENTS IN PAINTS

The use of lead paint peaked in the 1920s, when it was lauded by public health officials as an important tool in the fight against disease.

WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING

See what others are saying about lead paint litigation.

NEWSROOM

News releases, statements and key filings.

Blood Lead Levels Have Dropped Dramatically and Steadily Over Time

California: The Aberration

Trial court’s decision ignores successful prevention programs, and is at odds with law, policy, and court decisions across the country.

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California Lead Levels Chasing Zero

Blood lead levels in California are at historic lows, and continue to decline.

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State Court Decisions

Public nuisance cases filed in seven jurisdictions have all been either rejected by courts or by a jury, or voluntarily dismissed.

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