Sherwin Williams News

California Settles 19-Year Old Public Nuisance Claim Against Lead Paint Makers

When Californian counties and cities first sued paint makers in 2000, they wanted the companies to pay billions to remove dangerous old lead paint from hundreds of thousands of homes. After a 19-year legal struggle, they have finally succeeded in …

Milwaukee Jury Awards $6M to 3 in Lead Poisoning Suit Against Paint Companies

A federal jury in Milwaukee on Friday awarded $2 million each to three men who sued three major paint and pigment companies which the men claimed were responsible for the lead poisoning they suffered as toddlers in their homes. The …

Supreme Court Declines Paint Manufacturers’ Appeal of $400M Public Nuisance Ruling

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 …