Lead Paint Poisoning a Risk Due to Falling Paint Chips at Queens Elevated Subway Trestle

Lead poisoning is still a risk endured by residents of New York, particularly children. A recent report by CBS New York indicates that the #7 Train trestle in Queens is under toxic decay with lead levels 44 times greater than acceptable lead levels. Additionally, this problem has existed for decades as that section has not been painted in 35 years. Falling paint chips containing lead pose a serious threat, particularly to children. Hopefully, this threat is quickly remedied and the health and well-being of our community is the primary concern.

Lead poisoning is an extremely dangerous phenomenon and has the capability to cause individuals a number of serious afflictions including, but not limited to:

  • Gastrointestinal Problems
  • Neuromuscular Problems
  • Neurological Problems

Moreover, the results of lead poisoning are even more severe when it comes to children. Resulting in ailments such as:

  • Learning disabilities
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Mental Retardation

In the unfortunate case that either you, or a loved one, have suffered from the consequences of lead poisoning due to another’s negligence, do not hesitate to contact the New York law office of Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool today. Call us at (212)-406-1700 or fill out an online form in order to schedule a free legal consultation during which our attorneys will assess the validity and strength of your claim.

If you or someone you love has suffered from Lead poisoning, you may have grounds for a lawsuit. For a free, no-obligation consultation with Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, call 212-406-1700 or fill out our online case review form.