NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal panel in an opinion issued June 26 affirmed the award of compensatory and punitive damages for oil pipe workers for occupational exposure to naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM) at a pipe maintenance yard (Warren Lester, et al. v. ExxonMobil Corp., et al., No. 10-743, La. App. 5th Cir.; 2013 La. App. LEXIS 1324).