After Nearly Two Decades, A Settlement In CA Lead Paint Litigation

By on July 26, 2019

July 26, 2019

A case originally filed in the year 2000 was thought by some to be the opening round of a major mass tort matter, comparable in some respects to tobacco. It dragged on, and in 2017 was identified by an LA Times columnist as “a symbol of the inability of the judicial system to meet an urgent social need.” This case, in which ten CA cities and counties were plaintiffs, has finally been settled for $300 million to be apportioned for home remediation over a period of six years, and the prospects for more litigation on this issue is said to be slim.

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Northern California Record

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