TITLE

An oil spill then, a money flood now

PUB. DATE
June 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;6/27/94, Vol. 116 Issue 25, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that jurors in Anchorage found that Exxon Corp. was reckless in allowing Capt. Joseph Hazelwood, with a history of alcohol abuse, to command the supertanker Exxon Valdez. The jury also found that Hazelwood was negligent and reckless and drank heavily the day before the tanker strayed off course in 1989, ran aground in Alaska and caused the worst oil spill in US history. How verdict opens the door for billions of dollars of claims against Exxon.
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9406227564

 

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