Lead is not a substance that simply disappears. It can remain in an environment for years, slowly but steadily building up in the bloodstream and tissue of those who are repeatedly exposed to it, while the victims are usually unaware of the danger that they are in until it is too late

 
 
  • Is Brain Damage from Lead Permanent?

    Medical studies have examined whether children’s school performance is related to their exposure to lead. These studies have demonstrated that many academic skills and performance suffer from lead exposure.

     
  • $358.5 Million to Sixteen Children Exposed to Dangerous Amounts of Lead

    A jury in St. Louis has awarded $358.5 million to sixteen children who suffered injuries when they were exposed to dangerous amounts of lead from a nearby smelting plant. We now know that children suffer from permanent brain damage with even extremely small amounts of lead in their blood. The American Academy of Pediatrics calls the situation unacceptable and has called for more action to eliminate this problem once and for all. Children suffer greatly from exposure to lead.

     
  • Lead Exposure – Symptoms, Treatment, and Advice for your Family

    Lead Exposure – Symptoms, Treatment, and Advice for your Family

    If you suspect that you or somebody in your family – a child, perhaps – has been exposed to lead, you may be wondering what to do now. What are the symptoms? Are there tests you can do yourself? What tests can your doctor or pediatrician run for you? What is the treatment for lead exposure? Are there any long-term health effects? The Law Office of Richard J. Serpe has put together this helpful summary of facts for anybody who is worried about lead exposure.

     
  • Lead Poisoning Sickens Hundreds in China

    Contrary to popular belief, lead poisoning is still a big problem in many parts of the world. It may not be as common as it was several decades ago, but it is something to be aware of nonetheless. If you […]

     
  • Lead Poisoning Statistics

    Although lead poisoning and related issues have died off a bit since the 1970’s and 80’s, this is still a problem that you need to be aware of. Once you take a closer look at the statistics you will see […]

     
  • Lead Poisoning: Still a Big Problem

    Believe it or not, many people think that lead poisoning is a problem of the past. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Lead poisoning is a big problem in today’s day and age, and there is a good chance that […]

     
  • Lead Poisoning

    Over the past few decades, there have been significant measures taken to reduce the risk of poisoning through exposure to lead. Our cars are now required to run on unleaded gasoline. The use of lead-based paint is now banned. We […]

     
 

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