ExxonMobil News

Multi-million dollar judgment stands in fatal workplace injury suit against B&G Crane

By David Yates | Jan 8, 2019

BEAUMONT – Following a Monday hearing, a multi-million dollar judgment against B&G Crane Service will stand.

Wrongful death trial against B&G Crane underway in Jefferson County

By David Yates | Aug 29, 2018

BEAUMONT – A wrongful death lawsuit is now underway in Jefferson County.

‘Frivolous’ climate change suit provokes ire of Texas AG, accuses liberals of trying to enact policy through courts

By David Yates | Jun 13, 2018

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton didn’t hold back following a hearing to dismiss New York City’s climate change lawsuit, accusing “liberal politicians” of trying to “enact disastrous policies through the courts because they have been unable to do so through the ballot box.”

Texas and Exxon offer energetic defenses

By The Record | Feb 7, 2018

State governments across the country are suing energy companies like ExxonMobil on the pretext that “climate change” is a proven fact rather than an hypothesis, that energy companies have contributed to it and therefore are legally responsible for any weather-related damages that occur and the cost of their remediation.

Texas stands behind energy sector as climate change lawsuits mount

By David Yates | Jan 31, 2018

HOUSTON – From the east coast to the west, local governments seeking billions in damages have filed suit against big oil companies, alleging the fossil fuel industry was aware of their role in triggering climate change but opted to place profits above the environment.

Benzene suit alleges exposure dating back to 1950s

By David Yates | Oct 5, 2017

BEAUMONT – ExxonMobil and Texaco have been named in a benzene suit alleging a deceased man’s exposure began in the 1950s.

Family of killed worker seeks to compel ExxonMobil to cooperate in discovery

By David Yates | May 19, 2017

BEAUMONT – They family of a worker who died while working at ExxonMobil’s Beaumont factory recently filed a motion to compel discovery, contending the oil giant is refusing to cooperate.

Ninth Court forces ExxonMobil into arbitration, oil giant had brought lawsuit against Lexington Insurance

By David Yates | May 1, 2017

BEAUMONT – The Ninth Court of Appeals recently found a valid arbitration agreement exists between ExxonMobil and Lexington Insurance, ordering a lower court to reverse its ruling that denied the insurer’s motion to compel arbitration.

Former ExxonMobil employee claims he was terminated because of disabilities

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 29, 2016

GALVESTON – A process operator from Nederland alleges he was terminated because of his medical conditions.

Motion to enforce settlement granted in toxic tort

By David Yates | Mar 30, 2016

BEAUMONT - A motion to enforce a settlement agreement was recently granted in a suit brought by a Texas woman claiming her husband died from exposure to carcinogenic chemicals at work.

Employee alleges ExxonMobil's discrimination led to demotion

By The SE Texas Record | Mar 18, 2016

HOUSTON — An employee is suing ExxonMobil, alleging discrimination led to her demotion.

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