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Paint Cos. Seek Rehearing In $1B Lead Paint Cleanup Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (November 30, 2017, 8:37 PM EST) -- Sherwin-Williams Co. and two other paintmakers asked a California appeals court to reconsider a decision that trimmed a $1.15 billion lead contamination judgment, saying Wednesday that the panel had ignored vital evidence about whether the companies had promoted the paint for use in homes.

Sherwin-Williams, ConAgra Grocery Products Co. and NL Industries Inc. said that reducing the judgment against them didn’t go far enough to address the issues in a long-running suit by 10 California cities and counties over the costs of lead paint removal in...
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