Indiana Resident: City, Makers Of Lead Paint Liable For Contamination, Injuries

(September 2, 2016, 8:59 AM EDT) -- HAMMOND, Ind. — An Indiana resident on Aug. 15 filed a lawsuit against the City of East Chicago, Ind., and the makers of lead-based paint, contending that they are guilty of fraud and misrepresentation that resulted in injuries to her and her children from lead poisoning (Lashawnda Walker v. City of East Chicago, Ind., et al., No. 16-367, N.D. Ind.).

(Complaint available. Document #15-160906-027C.)

Allegations

Lashawnda Walker, individually and on behalf of her children, sued the City of East Chicago, Mayor Anthony Copeland, BP Products North...
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