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Lead Poisoned Family Reaches Two Million and Fifty Thousand Dollar Settlement of Lawsuit

Tuesday, September 2, 2008 General News J E 4
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NEW YORK, Sept. 2 The Michael Stewart Frankel Law Firm inNew York City, recently settled a protracted lead poisoning litigation for thesum of Two Million and Fifty Thousand Dollars against the New York CityHousing Authority. The suit entitled Wendy Robles, and her four minorchildren, vs. The New York City Housing Authority, et al. alleged that theplaintiffs were lead poisoned in a housing project owned by the New York CityHousing Authority.

Lead is a highly toxic heavy metal that can cause severe adverse healtheffects including pediatric brain injury, learning disabilities, attentiondeficit disorder and in very severe cases, seizures and death.

The Michael Stewart Frankel Law Firm has successfully represented manyfamilies in lead poisoning cases over a period of decades and has been theattorney of record on precedent setting and reported cases in lead poisoninglitigation including Juarez v. Wavecrest Mgt. Team, Ltd., 212 A.D.2d 38 (1stDept.1995), rev'd 88 N.Y.2d 628 (1996); Cortes v. Riverbridge Realty Co., 227A.D.2d 430 (2d Dept.1996); Public Service Mutual Insurance Co. v. Ayfas RealtyCorp., 234 A.D.2d 226 (1st Dept.1996), lv. dism 90 N.Y.2d 844 (1997); Nwaru v.Leeds Mgt. Co., 236 A.D.2d 252 (1st Dept.1997) Calderone v. Levites RealtyMgt. Corp., 246 A.D.2d 458 (1st Dept.1998); Pena v. Classic Realty Mgt. Corp.,247 A.D.2d 215 (1st Dept.1998); Kelly v. New York City Housing Auth., 248A.D.2d 594 (2d Dept.1998); Lopez v. No Kit Realty Corp., 254 A.D.2d 155 (1stDept.1998) Cartegena v. Tang, 260 AD2d 337 (2d Dept 1999); Vargas v. MenorahRealty Corp., 274 AD2d 428 (1st Dept 2000); Tejeda v. 116 West Corp., 293 AD2d261 (1st Dept 2002); Zaman v Patwary, 295 AD2d 424 (2d Dept 2002); Munoz v.Puretz, 301 AD2d 382 (1st Dept 2003); Perez v. New York City HousingAuthority, 304 AD2d 736 (2d Dept 2003); Bligen v. Markland Estates, Inc., 6AD3d 371 (2d Dept 2004).

The Michael Stewart Frankel Law Firm (mfrankel@frankellawfirm.com)practices primarily in the areas of lead poisoning, products liabilitylitigation and appellate practice and is located at 275 Madison Avenue, in NewYork City. The Firm was founded in 1978, by Michael Stewart Frankel and hasrecovered multimillion dollars in damages in lead poisoning cases.

SOURCE The Michael Stewart Frankel Law Firm
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