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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) — The Rhode Island Supreme Court ruled Friday that the state does not have to pay more than $10 million in litigation costs to a group of companies sued by the state over lead paint exposure. … Read More
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) – Last month, the Ohio Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal of plaintiffs law firm Motley Rice in a lawsuit that alleges confidential documents were stolen from Sherwin-Williams.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Supreme Court is deciding whether to hear the appeal of a paint company upset that it has been sued by private lawyers representing public entities.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced on Thursday that she has filed a lawsuit against a realty trust and its manager over allegations that they violated state anti-discrimination, lead paint and consumer protection laws.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – The companies that successfully defended themselves against the state of Rhode Island still want the costs of doing so paid for.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – Trellvion Gaines never produced enough evidence to merit a $7 million jury award in a lead paint case, Sherwin-Williams is arguing to the Mississippi Supreme Court. Sherwin-Williams also asked that if the court orders a … Read More
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – Rhode Island Superior Court Judge Michael Silverstein is not forcing the State to pay for the defendants’ court costs incurred during unsuccessful litigation against the former makers of lead paint, though an appeal is planned.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The California Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments in a group of paint companies’ challenge of the contingency fee contracts entered into by the lawyers and governments suing it. On May 5, the justices will … Read More
MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) – Letters have been sent to 27 Vermont landlords in Chittenden and Washington counties from Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell asking them to demonstrate compliance with the state’s lead law.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The companies involved in lead paint litigation have published their annual review of the legal battles they are facing. The companies, which also sponsor the Web site leadlawsuits.com, say the only public nuisance claim left against … Read More