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December 17, 2013

The paint industry has proved generally successful in court, dodging expensive lead-paint related rulings.

But not in California. Not Monday.

A judge in Santa Clara County Superior Court ruled that paint companies must pay $1.1 billion to 10 California cites and counties -- including Los Angeles County -- as part of a lead removal program. Millions of older homes will be involved in the treatment.

July 9, 2013

The Sherwin-Williams Co. says its court date is set for July 15 in a California lead-paint case.

A previously disclosed, Sherwin-Williams is a defendant in a proceeding in the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Santa Clara relating to the presence of lead products used in paints and coatings.