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Supreme Court won’t hear Baltimore Co. gas-leak case (access required)

About 160 Baltimore County households and businesses have lost a Supreme Court bid for reinstatement of $1.5 billion in damages against Exxon Mobil Corp. stemming from a massive gasoline leak in Jacksonville in 2006.

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Court of Appeals takes Jacksonville Exxon cases (access required)

Maryland’s top court agreed Wednesday to consider how much money two groups of Jacksonville residents should receive in damages from Exxon Mobil Corp. in their lawsuits over a massive 2006 gasoline leak. The Court of Appeals granted petitions for writs ...

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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 (access required)

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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Week in review: 7/1/11 (access required)

Culinary school’s future in jeopardy Nervous and, in some cases, angry, students of Baltimore International College were waiting this week to see if their school will be closed in the wake of losing accreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher ...

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Deliberations underway in Exxon case

Jurors began deliberations Monday morning in the second mass-action lawsuit filed by Jacksonville residents against Exxon Mobil Corp. stemming from a massive 2006 gasoline leak. The six female jurors heard closing arguments last week in Baltimore County Circuit Court in ...

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Week in review: 4/15/11 (access required)

Hotel gas leak lawsuits settled In Baltimore, 34 Ruth’s Chris restaurant workers who claim they suffered carbon monoxide poisoning from a Pier 5 Hotel leak in 2008 have settled their claims during a mediation ordered by the Court of Special Appeals. ...

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Of wells and hot tubs at the Exxon trial (access required)

Two notes from observing testimony the last few days in Jacksonville residents’ mass-action lawsuit against Exxon Mobil Corp. stemming from a 25,000-plus-gallon gas station leak in 2006. – One argument I do not remember hearing during the first trial regarding ...

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Exxon lawyer asks court to throw out verdict (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — An attorney for Exxon Mobil Corp. urged a Maryland appeals court Monday to throw out — or at least substantially reduce — a $150 million verdict for the emotional distress, medical monitoring and lost property values endured by ...

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Exxon Mobil trial, appeal set for same day (access required)

Talk about a scheduling coincidence. Opening statements are set to begin Monday in the second mass-action lawsuit against Exxon Mobil Corp. stemming from a more than 25,000-gallon leak at a Jacksonville gas station — the same day the Court of ...

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