8th Circ. Affirms Sherwin-Williams Win In Loss Doctrine Case

Law360, Los Angeles (October 21, 2013, 9:43 PM EDT) -- The Eight Circuit on Monday affirmed a Missouri federal court’s decision to dismiss a painting contractor’s lawsuit accusing Sherwin-Williams Co. of giving negligent advice about its paints, holding that the district court was correct in barring the claim under Missouri’s economic loss doctrine.

In a unanimous decision, the court ruled that the district court properly dismissed government contractor Dannix Painting LLC’s negligent misrepresentation claim against Sherwin-Williams by applying Missouri’s economic loss doctrine, which blocks commercial buyers from recovering in tort for contractually based economic losses....
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Dannix Painting v. Sherwin-Williams Company


Case Number

13-1025

Court

Appellate - 8th Circuit

Nature of Suit

4385 Property Damage-Product Liability

Date Filed

January 4, 2013

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