Panel Denies Rehearing Sought By Companies In California Lead-Based Paint Lawsuit
(December 6, 2017, 3:35 PM EST) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A California appellate panel on Dec. 6 denied a petition for rehearing filed by former makers of lead-based paint that contended that the panel previously “misstated and omitted material facts” when it found that there was “substantial evidence” that the companies promoted paints containing white lead pigments for interior residential use (The People v. ConAgra Grocery Products Company, et al., No. H040880, Calif. App., 6th Dist.).
The panel did not issue a ruling, but put a note on the docket indicating that the...