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Jury Awards Girl $2M For Lead-Paint Injuries (access required)

A Portsmouth jury has awarded $2 million to a girl who was exposed to lead paint at the apartment where she lived, in what is apparently the first lead-poisoning verdict ever in Virginia. In addition to setting a record, the case offered two legal tangles. The plaintiff had to overcome the defendant landlords' attempt to shift the ...