Citing Dangerous Levels Of Asbestos And Lead Contamination In Scranton Schools, First Lawsuit Filed Today Seeks Medical Monitoring For Those Exposed, Class Status, And Damages

Source:, February 10, 2020
By: Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky, P.C.

Citing dangerous, historically high levels of carcinogenic asbestos and lead, attorneys for current and former Scranton School District (SSD) employees, including a school principal, reading specialist, and maintenance worker, today announced the first lawsuit on behalf of those exposed that face an uncertain health future. The Federal lawsuit, filed by a legal team led by Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky, P.C. (SMBB), aims to urgently establish a fund to manage a specialized medical monitoring program, obtain class status for at-risk individuals, and damages. Read more.

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