EnviroTech :: Regulatory
Paint Companies Denied New Trial; File Appeal
10:15 AM MDT | July 27, 2007 | Kara Sissell
Former lead-based paint manufacturers have filed an appeal to the Rhode Island Supreme Court (Providence) asking it to overturn a lower court verdict in a lead-based paint public nuisance suit. A jury returned a guilty verdict last year against Sherwin-Williams, NL Industries, and Millennium Holdings, all of which were sued by the state attorney general to recover the cleanup cost of lead-based paint in public buildings and homes. The Superior Court judge ruled last month on financial damages stemming from the jury verdict, ordering the companies to remove the...
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