Calif. City's New Claims V. Sherwin-Williams Barred

Law360, New York (October 30, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The city of Emeryville, Calif., cannot pursue damages for any contamination from a former Sherwin-Williams Co. facility discovered after the city reached its settlement with the paint company in 2001, a federal judge has ruled.

Paint company Sherwin-Williams sought to uphold the terms of the 2001 settlement with the city in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in an effort to throw out a more recent case filed after the city found new evidence of contamination, according to Wednesday’s decision by Judge...
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