Posts Tagged ‘Exxon Mobil’

Exxon Trial Gets Underway

It was announced last Tuesday that ExxonMobil Corp. would be going to court in a billion-dollar lawsuit against them. The company reportedly chose its bottom line over the well-being and safety of the Maryland community and as a result, may have to pay a hefty price. Faulty equipment from Exxon’s site allowed for a leak…

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Supreme Court Slashes Exxon Damages Verdict!

On Wednesday the U.S. Supreme Court, by a 5-3 vote, slashed a punitive punishments award against Exxon Mobil from two and a half billion dollars to about 500 million dollars. It is no surprise that this decision was applauded by business and decried by Alaskans and environmentalists. This means that victims of the spill who…

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