State ex rel. Whitehouse v. Lead Industries Association, 2001 R.I. Super. LEXIS 31, (R.I. Sup. Ct. April 2, 2001)
The Attorney General filed suit against a number of lead paint manufacturers and their trade association, alleging that the defendants misrepresented and concealed evidence regarding the hazards of lead. The state sought damages resulting from the substantial costs related to discovering and abating lead, including special education costs for children who have ingested lead paint….