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Settlement of $211M reached in Gulf oil spill

...has not yet been filed in federal court in New Orleans, where U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier presides over the oil spill cases.As for the other settlements, Halliburton released a brief statement saying its agreement with BP settles which...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...jury award in the Exxon Valdez oil-spill case. Judges Andrew Kleinfeld of Fairbanks...jury award in the Exxon Valdez oil-spill case. Panel chosen to hear Exxon appeal...jury award in the Exxon Valdez oil-spill case. Home>Archives> Panel chosen...
Lawyers prepare clients for handling any Exxon payout

KODIAK - Lawyers are meeting with their clients in the Exxon Valdez oil spill case to ready them for any decision from the U.S. Supreme Court concerning the award of punitive damages. Sound off on the important...
State: Punitive damages warranted in oil spill

...U.S. Constitution. VoxBox Voice Your Thoughts Do you believe punitive damages are warranted in the Exxon Valdez oil spill case? Post your comments at
Big win for big oil from judges not judging

...over it and no knowledge of their holdings. Then, perhaps, they could do the jobs they were appointed to do. With oil spill cases bound for the 5th Circuit court, there is no time like the present. Ann Woolner is a Bloomberg News columnist.
Alaska editorial: Appeals court does right by 1989 oil spill plaintiffs

...appeals court struck a blow for justice Monday when it awarded the maximum allowable punitive damages in the Exxon Valdez oil spill case - and told Exxon Mobil to pay interest dating back to 1996. That means thousands of Alaskans - Natives, fishermen...
State: delay in Prudhoe Bay oil spill case

ANCHORAGE - The state claims BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. is trying to delay a lawsuit over Prudhoe Bay oil spills in 2006 by requesting that regulators handle much of the case.
State and local briefs

...contended railroad company attorneys who once represented him wrongly revealed damaging information to prosecutors in the oil spill case after they parted ways. U.S. District Judge H. Russel Holland said Wednesday that Taylor's claims for a new...
Exxon Mobil wins ruling in 1989 oil spill case

ANCHORAGE - Exxon Mobil Corp. has won a round in a dispute with environmentalists who want more money to clean up oil left on the shoreline of Prince William Sound from the 1989 Exxon Valdez tanker spill.
Begich meets with Supreme Court nominee Kagan

...Alaskans, including the Second Amendment right of Americans to bear arms, personal privacy rights, the Exxon Valdez oil spill case and unique issues facing Alaska Native people, such as subsistence. "She expressed sympathy with the plight of thousands...


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