Fresh from its victory in a Rhode Island suit against lead paint makers, plaintiffs’ powerhouse Motley Rice is prepping for a similar battle in New Jersey’s Supreme Court.

On Feb. 24, the firm handed the paint industry its first defeat in scores of lead contamination suits over two decades by showing that peeling paint is a public nuisance: an inherently hazardous condition that can be expected to attract children to touch and possibly ingest.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]