Santa Clara Public Nuisance Case Set for Trial on July 15, 2013
CLEVELAND, OHIO, July 5, 2013 – As previously disclosed, The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) 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. This proceeding involves a sole claim for public nuisance brought by ten cities and counties in California against five defendant companies.
The presiding judge in the proceeding has issued an order setting the trial to begin on July 15, 2013. Previously, on May 23, 2013, the judge had postponed the prior trial date of June 24, 2013.
Founded in 1866, The Sherwin-Williams Company is a global leader in the manufacture, development, distribution, and sale of coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers.
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