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Introduction
I.  Effects of Lead Paint Poisoning
    A.  The Poisoned Population
        1.  Young Children
        2.  Low-income and Minority Children
    B.  Physical and Psychological Consequences of Lead Poisoning
II.  Damages in Lead Paint Litigation
    B.  Loss of Earning Potential
        1.  Significance and Definition
        2.  Calculating Loss of Earning Capacity for an Adult
    C.  The Special Case of the Child-Plaintiff
        1.  Speculation and Jury Discretion
        2.  Objective Statistics
        3.  Subjective Data
III.  Identifying the Problem: Damage Determinations Are Discriminatory for Lead Paint Plaintiffs
    A.  Problems with Objective Statistics
    B.  Problems with Subjective Data
IV.  Proposals for Changing Traditional Discriminatory Determination of Lead Paint Damages
    A.  Using Race-Neutral Statistics to Determine Damages
    B.  Introducing Resiliency Theory into Damage Determinations
Conclusion