SAN FRANCISCO — Siding with plaintiffs in a long-running public nuisance case, a San Jose judge late last week dismissed two motions for summary judgment filed by the nation’s major producers of lead paint.

Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge James Kleinberg’s ruling gave plaintiffs more leverage entering a court-led settlement conference Friday. But lawyers indicated talks were unsuccessful, so a trial could happen later this year.

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