Sherwin-Williams Owes $7.5M For Bad Auto Paint, Suit Says

Law360, New York (November 22, 2016, 1:38 PM EST) -- An automotive repair shop launched a lawsuit Monday against The Sherwin-Williams Co. in California federal court, accusing the paint supply giant of selling faulty automotive paint that will cost $7.5 million to remove and replace from customers' vehicles.

Z Best Body and Paint Shops Inc. alleges that Sherwin-Williams continually misrepresented the quality of paint sold to the shop under an exclusive supply contract, resulting in additional labor and other costs, as well as lost profits associated with compensating affected customers. Z Best contends that the use of the Sherwin-Williams paint and the continued need to remove the paint, repaint vehicles and...

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