City Sued Over Lead-Poisoned Child

News Story (Connecticut)

City Sued Over Lead-Poisoned Child

October 31, 2017 | Christopher Peak | New Haven Independent
New Haven Legal Assistance Association filed the lawsuit in state Housing Court on Monday claiming that the city violated both state law and local ordinances in its response to off-the-charts lead levels in the blood of Jacob Guaman.
Tags: Lead Poisoning

Legal Aid Takes City To Task On Lead

Feature (Connecticut)

Legal Aid Takes City To Task On Lead

August 24, 2017 | Christopher Peak | New Haven Independent
Despite two city-ordered series of repairs, a child is still living at a west side apartment with lead-paint poisoning — the latest chapter in a decade-long saga that’s now the subject of a demand letter and an upcoming suit by legal aid lawyers.
Tags: Lead Poisoning