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West Palm Beach Lead Paint Poisoning Lawyers
Despite the fact that the Consumer Product Safety Commission banned lead-based paint from all residences and businesses in 1978, many Florida homes may still have lead paint on their ceilings, walls, floors, and exteriors. Lead paint causes a variety of health problems and can lead to severe injuries or death, especially in young children who may be exposed. In fact, children under the age of ten have a higher rate of fatality due to lead poisoning than any other demographic.
If you or a loved one has been adversely affected by lead poisoning due to a negligent property owner, contact the West Palm Beach lead paint poisoning attorneys with Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. to discuss the types of compensation that you may be entitled to. We have numerous clients like you who, to no fault of their own, were harmed when a property owner did not properly maintain their premises by ensuring it was free of lead.
Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. has many years of experience in premises liability cases, which means that we have the skills and experience necessary to help you with all your legal concerns. In fact, we are so confident in our abilities to successfully represent you, that you pay us nothing unless we win you compensation. Call us today at 561.689.8180 or contact us online for a free initial consultation to discuss your options moving forward.
Do I Need a Premises Liability Lawyer?
Property owners have a legal responsibility to provide a safe environment for renters, visitors, and anyone else who may enter or use their premises. While you have a right to compensation if a property owner has been negligent, our clients often face negligent, wealthy landlords or other real estate tycoons who are determined to win their case. This means that you may be up against corporate lawyers who want nothing more than to avoid all forms of payment. They will use all their power to avoid blame, no matter the cost, which means you may be left without any compensation if you try to handle your claim alone.
Premises liability law is complex. Florida has a specific set of property laws that may be confusing for someone without years of legal experience. It may be even harder to navigate this process while coping with a severe injury or while helping a loved one who was exposed to lead-based paint. Instead of putting all these pressures on yourself, hire a lawyer. While you focus on your recovery and your family, your lawyer can stand up to corporate lawyers and insurance agents to ensure you get the full amount of compensation you deserve.
Why Choose Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. to Handle My Case?
The lawyers at Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. are passionate about how we can best serve the people of West Palm Beach. Throughout our many years of law practice, our attorneys have accrued millions of dollars in settlements for our clients and have helped those all across the great state of Florida with their premises liability cases. For example, we were recently able to secure a settlement of 20 million dollars for an 18-year-old with a brain injury.
Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. has also been recognized by multiple institutions for our hard work and adept legal skills. Florida Trend has called us “Florida Legal Elite” for our outstanding legal representation, and we were named one of “The Top 100 Lawyers” by The National Trial Lawyers Association. We were further recognized by Martindale-Hubbell in 2016 for our ethical standards and legal knowledge.
What truly matters most to us, however, is our level of client service for the South Florida community. Maybe that’s why so many of our clients refer to us as “professional,” “compassionate,” and “supportive” in their reviews. We know the legal process can be exhausting, and you owe it to yourself to allow a reputable attorney to handle the details of your case while you focus on your or your loved one’s health and recovery.
Types of Cases We Handle
Unfortunately, there are many ways that a person may be injured by exposure to lead-based paint. Most often, adverse effects occur because of paint that flakes off of the wall and onto other items or objects that is then inhaled or ingested. Children especially are drawn to these flecks and may suck on them or consume them, resulting in severe injury.
Exposure to lead is known to cause damage to brain development in children. Moreover, the most severe ailments that result from lead poisoning include:
- Brain injury: This includes internal bleeding and memory loss.
- Seizures and Convulsions: Lead-based paint, when consumed, can cause a build-up of lead that negatively interacts with the central nervous system.
- Comas – Brain damage from lead poisoning can be so severe that a person’s body can shut down completely.
- Death – Too much lead in the system can cause severe anemia, brain injury, seizures, or strokes that end in death.
Treatment after lead poisoning can cost thousands of dollars, on top of the stress and heartache that you and your family may endure. If you believe a property owner’s negligence caused serious and permanent damage to you or a loved one, it’s important that you contact a lawyer immediately to discuss the details of your case to ensure that your rights are fully protected. The experienced attorneys at Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. can help you seek a settlement for any medical expenses associated with an injury due to lead-based paint exposure. We will strive to hold those who harmed you and your family accountable.
Contact the Lawyers at Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. Today
At Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A., we believe in justice for those who have suffered at the hands of someone else’s carelessness. We have worked with people all across Florida to help them get the compensation they are entitled to. That’s why, if you find yourself involved in a case involving lead-paint poisoning, we urge you to contact the compassionate premises liability lawyers at Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. today. There is no one better suited to fight for your legal rights as you recover during this strenuous time.
If you or a loved one are the victim of lead-based paint poisoning because of a property owner’s negligence, call us today at 561.689.8180 or fill out our online contact request form. You’ll receive a free initial consultation and peace of mind knowing that you are in the right hands.