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March 4, 1996
Hamilton Materials Inc. in Orange agreed to pay $82,000 in restitution and fines to settle civil charges that its 25-pound bags of plaster compound were, on average, several ounces short of the stated amount. Without admitting liability, the company also agreed to a court order requiring that the contents of its products comply with the net weight stated on the packages.
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BUSINESS
March 4, 1996
Hamilton Materials Inc. in Orange agreed to pay $82,000 in restitution and fines to settle civil charges that its 25-pound bags of plaster compound were, on average, several ounces short of the stated amount. Without admitting liability, the company also agreed to a court order requiring that the contents of its products comply with the net weight stated on the packages.
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October 23, 2004 | Lisa Girion, Times Staff Writer
A Texas jury cleared Union Carbide Corp. on Friday of allegations that it had misled Kelly-Moore Paint Co. about the hazards of a type of asbestos that was mined in California. Kelly-Moore had hoped to collect $1.5 billion from Union Carbide, a Dow Chemical Co. subsidiary. That is how much the San Carlos, Calif.-based paint company expects to pay to resolve cancer, disease and death claims filed by people exposed to asbestos in joint compound and other products it once sold.
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