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Top court rejects punitive damages, orders new trials for Exxon leak

The state’s top court has eliminated the $1 billion award of punitive damages to Baltimore County residents stemming from a massive 2006 gasoline leak in Jacksonville, and wiped out or ordered new trials on much of the $650 million in compensatory damages as well.

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Lawyers debate damages from Exxon gas leak

Attorneys for Exxon Mobil Corp. battled counsel for Jacksonville residents for more than three hours Monday at Maryland’s top court over more than $1.6 billion in damages that jurors awarded in two sets of lawsuits following a massive, month-long leak at a gasoline station in 2006.

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Top court hears Exxon cases

Maryland’s top court Monday will hear Exxon Mobil Corp.’s appeals of awards totaling more than $1.5 billion to two sets of Jacksonville residents who sued the oil giant over a massive 2006 gasoline leak, saying it poisoned their water, instilled in them a fear of contracting cancer and reduced the value of their homes to nothing.

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Week in review – 5/11/12: Rehabbed houses give Oliver a lift

Rehabbed houses give Oliver a lift A group of developers recently banded together to try to restart home ownership initiatives in the long-blighted neighborhood of Oliver on Baltimore’s east side. Operating under the name Come Home Baltimore, the group is ...

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CSA denies second motion to reconsider Exxon decision

A nine-judge Court of Special Appeals panel has denied a second motion to reconsider its February decision to slash Jacksonville residents’ $150 million verdict against Exxon Mobil. The motion was denied without explanation in a one-sentence unreported opinion filed Monday. The ...

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Appeals court slashes damages for Jacksonville Exxon leak

A divided Court of Special Appeals has struck down a large part of the $150 million in damages awarded to 88 Jacksonville households in their lawsuits against Exxon Mobil Corp. stemming from a massive 2006 gasoline leak. The court left ...

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The Daily Record’s Top 20 stories of 2011

What were the biggest news stories of 2011? Race cars zooming around the Inner Harbor? Potential promised (new development in Owings Mills) or potential unrealized (development in East Baltimore, the future of horse racing in Maryland)? Maybe it can be ...

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