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Exxon escapes $17.5M asbestos judgment

An asbestos defendant should have been permitted to introduce evidence that it had no duty to intervene to protect the plaintiff because of the safety programs implemented by the plaintiff’s employer, the Virginia Supreme Court has ruled in reversing a ...

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Exxon hit with $1 billion in punitive damages

Exxon Mobil Corp. has been hit with $1 billion in punitive damages for a 2006 gasoline leak in rural Baltimore County, Md., sources close to the litigation said Thursday. That’s in addition to about $495 million in compensatory damage awards that were made public Wednesday.

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