Expanded Disclosure Requirements Under ERISA
- Exxon decisions will be appealed. Lenckus, Dave // Business Insurance;6/17/96, Vol. 30 Issue 25, p1
Reports on the appeal of two separate court rulings involving the 1989 Exxon Valdez supertanker oil spill. Need for more than 150 excess cargo insurers to pay Exxon Chemical Corp. $250 million to cover a portion of its spill-related pollution liability costs; Plans of the insurers to appeal;...
- Judge boosts Exxon award to $129 million. Kiesche, Elizabeth S. // Chemical Week;3/2/94, Vol. 154 Issue 8, p9
Reports on a ruling by a Houston, Texas federal judge on a patent dispute between Exxon Chemical Corp. and Lubrizol Corp. Order for increase on payment of damages to Exxon; Allegation of Lubrizol infringement for a copper additive; Appeal of December 1992 verdict; Expectation of offsetting of...
- Jury denies punitive damages in Exxon exposure case. Cornitius, Tim // Chemical Week;9/25/1996, Vol. 158 Issue 36, p17
Reports on a ruling by a Louisiana jury refusing to award punitive damages to a former employee who sued Exxon Chemical. Rejection of claims by the plaintiff that he suffered brain damage after inhaling a chemical while working at Exxon's petrochemical complex in Baton Rouge; Commendation of the...
- Exxon victory in patent fight with Lubrizol. // Chemical Week;5/7/1997, Vol. 159 Issue 18, p7
States that Exxon Chemical won in a patent dispute with Lubrizol over right to dispersant technology used in motor oil additives. Implication of the case.
- When Punitive Damages Make No Sense. Taylor Jr., Stuart // National Journal;10/27/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 41, p15
The author comments on a $2.5 billion punitive damages against ExxonMobil and the multibillion-dollar privacy claims against telecommunications companies for cooperating with the U.S. government's terrorist surveillance program. He asserts that the punitive award will not punish those who had...
- Employer can rescind promise. Greenwald, Judy // Business Insurance;06/12/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 24, p1
Focuses on the California Supreme Court's ruling in the job security case filed against Pacific Bell Corp. by the telephone company's former employees. Requirements for terminating job security policies; Alleged violations committed by the company in terminating its security policy.
- CLECs beat Bells on dial-up fees. Trager, Louis // Inter@ctive Week;08/03/98, Vol. 5 Issue 29, p21
Reports on the defeat of several Bell companies by competitive local phone carriers (CLECs), in rulings against the latter for withholding million of dollars in fees for Internet dial-up calls. Information on Focal Communications Corp.'s win against Ameritech Corp.; Details on the dispute...
- Appeals court rules in Lubrizol's favor. D'Amico, Esther // Chemical Week;9/13/1995, Vol. 157 Issue 9, p12
Reports that the US Court of Appeals has ruled that Lubrizol did not infringe on an Exxon patent pertaining to a copper additive component. Comments of Exxon and Lubrizol spokespersons on the ruling.
- Mediation Settles Oil Spill Case. // Arbitration Journal;Jun91, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p3
Reports on the settlement of a case involving Exxon and five separate U.S. government bodies in March 1991. Use of mediation to reach settlement; Background on the January 1990 Exxon oil spill in the Arthur Kill waterway which separates New Jersey and New York; Environmental benefits of the...