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Supreme Court Rejects Lead-Paint Maker Appeals in $400 Million Case


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The U.S. Supreme Court rejected appeals from Sherwin-Williams Co. and Conagra Brands Inc., leaving intact a ruling that requires them to pay more than $400 million for lead-paint remediation in California.

The rebuff, issued without comment Monday, is a blow to business groups, which had called for high court review in the hope of derailing other suits over climate change, opioid addiction and gun violence.

In separate appeals, Sherwin-Williams and units of Conagra said the state court ruling violated their constitutional rights, penalizing them for things they said in the first half of the 20th century without proof that those statements contributed to current lead-paint problems. Ten California cities and counties sued the companies for creating a "public nuisance" by promoting lead paint.

read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-15/lead-paint-makers-rejected-by-supreme-court-in-400-million-case

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