$1.056 billion verdict against Exxon Mobil
Lawyers Weekly Top 10 Jury Verdicts of 2001: 2nd Highest, Grefer v. Alpha Technical. A six-week trial resulted in a $1.056 billion verdict against Exxon Mobil in favor of four property owners who leased property to an oil field services company, which performed services for Exxon Mobil. The plaintiffs proved that Exxon had knowingly sent radioactive contaminated pipe and equipment to the property for service and storage, which resulted in extensive contamination of the property. This is the highest jury award on record for an individual property owner.
Oil spill by the oil rig “Deepwater Horizon”
Oil spill by the oil rig “Deepwater Horizon” in the Gulf of Mexico, on April 20, 2011: Represented 4,000+ clients for economic, property, and toxic exposure damages. The majority of the claims have settled.
$15 million verdict Craft v. Intracoastal Tubular Services, Inc.
Concerned survivors of a former pipeyard worker who contracted lung cancer from exposure to Radium-226 and other radioactive materials. A four-week trial resulted in a $15 million verdict.
$300 million verdict
Patrick Joseph Turner, et al. v. Murphy Oil USA, Inc.: Executive Committee Member of a class action that resulted in a monetary compensation and cleanup settlement valued in excess of $300 million.
$1.5 million verdict
Sandra Wilson v. Jani-King, Inc.: The law firm represented an employee at trial for a serious personal injury caused by a fall while at work. The jury awarded a verdict of $1.5 million.
Rathborne Properties, LLC v. Exxon Mobil
$2 million Hazelwood Farm v. Chevron
This civil action concerned property polluted by oil field exploration and production operations. A four-week jury trial resulted in a verdict in excess of $2 million.
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