WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 9 denied review of a Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that a company is liable for retiree health care benefits and reimbursement for Medicare Part B premiums for retirees of the company's predecessors (Newell Window Furnishings Inc., et al. v. Willard Bender, et al., No. 12-163, U.S. Sup.).