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California High Court: Contingency Fee Agreements In Lead Paint Action Deficient
Posted on 26 Jul 2010 by James Cordrey

SAN FRANCISCO - (Mealey's) The California Supreme Court on July 26 found that contingency fee agreements between numerous California municipalities and their counsel as part of a public nuisance suit against the lead paint industry are deficient under... Read More

Major Retailers Agree To Limit Lead In Handbags
Posted on 3 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

OAKLAND, Calif. - (AP) More than 40 major retailers and apparel makers have agreed to limit the use of lead in handbags and other fashion accessories, an environmental group said Wednesday. The companies will set new industry standards for lead use in... Read More