R.I. Fights Bid For Costs In Lead Paint Case

Law360, New York (August 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Rhode Island Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch excoriated Sherwin-Williams Co. and three other companies after filing opposition papers in response to their bid to have the state pick up the tab for costs associated with their defense in a case over lead paint contamination.

Thursday, Rhode Island filed papers in Rhode Island Superior Court arguing that the request for the costs associated with the long-running litigation is barred by sovereign immunity.

That development follows the Rhode Island Supreme Court's July 1 reversal of a 2006 verdict...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.