Maryland High Court: Evidence Of Lead Poisoning ‘Sufficient’
(March 28, 2016, 2:58 PM EDT) -- ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Maryland Court of Appeals on March 25 ruled that a trial court erred when it granted summary judgment dismissal to a landlord on lead-paint-poisoning claims, concluding that the plaintiff had presented sufficient admissible circumstantial evidence that her injuries were sustained at the premises owned by the landlord (Rowhouses Inc. v. Myishia Smith, No. 60, Sept. Term 2015; 2016 Md. LEXIS 99).
(Opinion available. Document #15-160405-013Z.)
In 2011, Myishia Smith sued Rowhouses Inc. in the Baltimore City Circuit Court, alleging that she...