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Lead Poisoned Family Reaches Two Million and Fifty Thousand Dollar Settlement of Lawsuit
Date:9/2/2008

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michael Stewart Frankel Law Firm in New York City, recently settled a protracted lead poisoning litigation for the sum of Two Million and Fifty Thousand Dollars against the New York City Housing Authority. The suit entitled Wendy Robles, and her four minor children, vs. The New York City Housing Authority, et al. alleged that the plaintiffs were lead poisoned in a housing project owned by the New York City Housing Authority.

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

The Michael Stewart Frankel Law Firm has successfully represented many families in lead poisoning cases over a period of decades and has been the attorney of record on precedent setting and reported cases in lead poisoning litigation including Juarez v. Wavecrest Mgt. Team, Ltd., 212 A.D.2d 38 (1st Dept.1995), rev'd 88 N.Y.2d 628 (1996); Cortes v. Riverbridge Realty Co., 227 A.D.2d 430 (2d Dept.1996); Public Service Mutual Insurance Co. v. Ayfas Realty Corp., 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 Realty Mgt. 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., 248 A.D.2d 594 (2d Dept.1998); Lopez v. No Kit Realty Corp., 254 A.D.2d 155 (1st Dept.1998) Cartegena v. Tang, 260 AD2d 337 (2d Dept 1999); Vargas v. Menorah Realty Corp., 274 AD2d 428 (1st Dept 2000); Tejeda v. 116 West Corp., 293 AD2d 261 (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 Housing Authority, 304 AD2d 736 (2d Dept 2003); Bligen v. Markland Estates, Inc., 6 AD3d 371 (2d Dept 2004).

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


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