Sherwin-Williams Sued Over Pollution Cleanup

Law360, New York (June 22, 2011, 3:56 PM EDT) -- A cleaning chemical manufacturer filed suit in Maryland on Tuesday claiming Sherwin-Williams Co. sold it a contaminated property and reneged on an agreement to take responsibility for cleaning up polluted groundwater at the site.

Carroll Co. purchased the inventory and property of a chemical blending and packaging business in a polluted area of Havre de Grace, Md., for $2.1 million in December 2005, according to the complaint.

In sale agreements, Sherwin-Williams promised to fully indemnify Carroll for all pre-existing environmental issues, and remediate the property to...
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Case Title

Carroll Company et al v. The Sherwin-Williams Company


Case Number

1:11-cv-01700

Court

Maryland

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

William M Nickerson

Date Filed

June 21, 2011

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