No. 1-02-1034.

793 N.E.2d 869 (2003)

342 Ill. App.3d 95

276 Ill.Dec. 110

Mary LEWIS, Tashswan Banks, and Jacqueline Nye, on behalf of themselves and others similarly situated, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. LEAD INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION, INC., American Cyanamid Company, Atlantic Richfield Company, Fuller-O'Brien Corporation, Conagra Grocery Products Company, NL Industries, Inc., SCM Chemicals, and The Sherwin-Williams Company, Defendants-Appellees.

Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, Third Division.

Rehearing Denied July 29, 2003.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Block & Landsman, Chicago (Laurence M. Landsman & Alan F. Block, of counsel), Edward T. Joyce & Associates, P.C., Chicago (Edward T. Joyce & Arthur W. Aufmann, of counsel), for Appellants.

Sidley Austin Brown & Wood, Chicago (Michael W. Davis, David B. Johnson & David B. Barlow, of counsel), for American Cyanamid.

Winston & Strawn, Chicago (Dan K. Webb & Bradley E. Lerman, of counsel), for Atlantic Richfield.

Justice HOFFMAN delivered the opinion of the court:

The plaintiffs, Mary Lewis, Tashswan Banks and Jacqueline Nye, appeal from an order of the circuit court dismissing each of the six counts of their second amended class action complaint for failure to state causes of action. The plaintiffs brought the instant action on behalf of themselves and other similarly situated parents and guardians of minor children who have undergone or will undergo medical screening, assessment...


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