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Maryland High Court Vacates $1 Billion In Punitive Damages In Gasoline Leak
Posted on 27 Feb 2013 by Michael Lefkowitz

BALTIMORE - (Mealey's) Saying plaintiffs claiming contamination of their properties with benzene and methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE) from a leak at an Exxon Mobil Corp. tank farm outside Baltimore failed to prove the fraud necessary to support... Read More

Maryland Appeals Court Vacates Bulk Of $147 Million Exxon Pipeline Leak Award
Posted on 10 Feb 2012 by Michael Lefkowitz

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - (Mealey's) The Maryland Court of Special Appeals on Feb. 9 vacated much of a $147 million jury award to homeowners whose groundwater was contaminated with benzene and methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE) by a 26,000-gallon gasoline... Read More

2nd Circuit Affirms $104 Million MTBE Contamination Verdict Against Exxon
Posted on 26 Jul 2013 by Tom Moylan

NEW YORK — (Mealey’s) The Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on July 26 affirmed a $104.6 million methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) contamination verdict for New York City against Exxon Mobil Corp., finding in part that the state tort verdict... Read More