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Posted 4 years ago in Jury Awards Products Liability by Sylvia Hsieh  
Exxon Gets Worker’s $17.5 Million Asbestos Verdict Tossed

An appeals court has thrown out a $17.5 million jury verdict against Exxon won by a worker nearly two years ago. Rubert “Bert” Minton was exposed to asbestos when he worked on 17 Exxon oil tankers as a supervisor for his employer, a shipbuilding company in Newport News, Va., for over a decade. He developed mesothelioma, a cancer caused by asbestos exposure that attacks the lung’s linings. Minton and his wife, Linda, sued Exxon, arguing it knew about the dangers …

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Posted 5 years ago in Personal Injury by Josh Crank  
Exposing Workers to Radiation Costs ExxonMobil $1.2 Million

Oil titan ExxonMobil must pay nearly $1.2 million to a group of 16 former contract workers who were exposed to radiation, following a recently affirmed judgment from the Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal. The 16 workers were employees of Intracoastal Tubular Services, or ITCO, located in Harvey, Louisiana. As a contractor for ExxonMobil, ITCO and its employees were responsible for cleaning pipes used in underwater oil exploration equipment. The scale buildup inside those pipes contained radium, a highly radioactive …

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