This Note addresses landlord liability in Ohio for lead poisoning of a tenant. In Part II, the effects of lead exposure on children and the number of children at risk in Ohio are briefly examined to clearly define the problem. Part III describes the lack of federal involvement in the area of lead poisoning in private residential housing. Parts IV and V examine the current state of lead litigation in Ohio and the response of Ohio courts. Finally, Part VI recommends that the Ohio legislature increase its role in the lead poisoning problem and provides remedies to victims of lead poisoning.
Note, Time for Legislative Action: Landlord Liability in Ohio for Lead Poisoning of a Tenant, 43 Clev. St. L. Rev. 529 (1995)