Tenant's Claim for Child's Lead Poisoning from Backyard Soil Dismissed
LVT Number: #30538
Former tenant sued landlord, claiming that her child suffered lead poisoning from conditions at the premises and that landlord violated the NYC Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Act (Local Law 1). Tenant moved into a ground-floor apartment in 2016 that was entered through a separate building entrance with metal gate and concrete corridor leading to the apartment and the laundry room. Tenant had exclusive access to a backyard where dirt/soil bordered a concrete pavement.
S.M. v. 1170 Dean LLC: 2019 NY Slip Op 33548(U), Index No. 512178/2017 (Sup. Ct. NY; 11/27/19; Martin, J)