LEAD PAINT

Court Won't Appoint Monitor for NYCHA Tenants Seeking Lead Paint Remediation

April 26, 2018    

Tenants, representing a proposed class of NYCHA tenants with young children, sued landlord NYCHA, claiming that NYCHA failed to conduct mandatory HUD inspections for lead paint since August 2012. Tenants sought an...

Landlord Knew That 2-Year-Old Child Lived in Apartment

September 24, 2017    

Tenant sued landlord, claiming that her 2-year-old child was injured in October 2003 by exposure to lead-based paint in their apartment. The court denied landlord's request to dismiss the case without a trial....

Landlord Can't Seek Eviction for Subletting While Correcting Lead Paint Condition

July 27, 2017    

Landlord sued to evict tenant for unauthorized subletting. Tenant claimed that the subtenant was his roommate and that tenant had to move out with his child temporarily while landlord abated a lead paint condition in...

Landlord Who Had No Notice of Lead Paint Condition Not Responsible for Injuries

April 24, 2017    

Tenant sued landlord, claiming his child was injured by exposure to lead paint in his apartment. Landlord asked the court to dismiss the case without a trial.  The court ruled against landlord, who appealed and...

Did Lead Paint in Apartments Injure Tenant's Child?

April 24, 2017    

Tenant sued landlord NYCHA, claiming that her child was exposed to lead paint in the apartment they lived in. The child was born in 2005, diagnosed as having elevated blood lead levels in 2010, and some of the...

Child's Cognitive Impairment Wasn’t Caused by Lead Paint Exposure

March 14, 2017    

Tenant sued landlord, claiming that her child developed cognitive deficits due...

Landlord Not Responsible for Possible Lead Paint Injuries

July 19, 2016    

The nephew of former tenant sued landlord, claiming that he was injured by lead paint in the apartment he visited when he was a child. Landlord asked the court to dismiss the case without a trial. The court ruled...

Landlord Not Responsible for Lead Paint Condition

May 18, 2016    

Tenant’s daughter sued landlord, claiming that her infant child was injured by landlord’s failure to remove lead-based paint in tenant’s apartment. Tenant cared for the grandchild in her apartment...

Did Landlord Know About Lead Paint Condition?

December 15, 2015    

Brother and sister sued landlord for claimed injuries resulting from their childhood exposure to lead paint in their apartment. Landlord asked the court to dismiss the case without a trial. The court ruled for...

Did Landlords Know About Lead Paint Condition in Apartment?

November 25, 2015    

Former tenant sued landlords for negligence, claiming that he was injured by exposure to lead paint in his apartment as a child. Landlords claimed that they weren’t responsible, and the court granted landlords...

Landlord Had No Notice of Lead Paint Condition

June 24, 2015    

Tenant sued landlord, claiming that her child was injured...

Was Landlord Liable for Children's Exposure to Lead Paint?

May 19, 2015    

Former tenant sued landlord for negligence and violation of lead paint laws, based on her children's exposure to lead-based paint in their apartment. Landlord asked the court to dismiss the case without trial,...

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