Appellate Court Upholds 1.62 Million Jury Verdict.Maryland Court of Special Appeals: KIRSON v. JOHNSON — Md. App. — (2018)
APRIL 2, 2018
Torts — Lead poisoning
Suzanne C. Shapiro of Suzanne C. Shapiro Law, LLC wrote the winning Brief and Motion to Publish that resulted in the Court of Special Appeals reported decision today affirming a 1.62 million jury verdict on behalf of a victim of lead poisoning. The Court of Special Appeals held that a lead-paint plaintiff is not required to prove that lead from a specific place within a property contributed substantially to his or her injuries. In addition, a plaintiff can recover damages for injury suffered from exposure to exterior lead-based paint.
Suzanne C. Shapiro of Suzanne C. Shapiro Law, LLC briefed the appeal and motion to publish on behalf of Plaintiff/Appellee.
Plaintiff/Appellee was represented at trial and on appeal by the Law Offices of Peter T. Nicholl.