Sherwin Williams, NL Industries Can't Duck Lead Paint Suit

Law360, San Francisco (May 31, 2013, 7:38 PM EDT) -- A California state judge Friday refused to let Sherwin-Williams Co. and NL Industries Inc. escape claims that their sale of lead-based paint constituted a public nuisance and risked the health of millions of Californians, finding that government attorneys had offered enough evidence to support those claims. 

Santa Clara Superior Court Judge James Kleinberg rejected Sherwin Williams and NL's arguments that the plaintiffs hadn't proven that the lead paint at issue constitutes a public nuisance because they didn't name any addresses where lead-based paint was used, that the plaintiffs...
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