FORT WORTH – Texas justices will soon decide whether California municipalities took aim at Texas-based free speech by bringing climate change lawsuits against ExxonMobil, a Texas company, in California courts.
Exxon calls Cali climate change lawsuits ‘abusive’ and ‘baseless,’ says attempt to challenge its counter litigation ‘falls flat’
FORT WORTH – California municipalities took aim at Texas-based speech by filing “baseless” climate change lawsuits and a Texas trial court was right to exercise personal jurisdiction over them, according to ExxonMobil’s recently filed appellate brief.
Potential defendants argue Texas court lacks jurisdiction.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The top lawyers of 15 states are again asking a federal judge to reject the legal strategy used by public officials and the private attorneys with whom they’ve teamed to sue the energy industry over alleged effects of climate change.
HOUSTON – ConocoPhillips Co. has won a contract dispute over a drilling project after a state appeals court found that a drop in oil prices isn’t a natural or man-made disaster.
HOUSTON – A former ConocoPhillips Co. employee has filed a class action suit over allegations he was not compensated for all hours worked.
American man transferred to Australia by ConocoPhillips alleges he was terminated because of his national origin
HOUSTON – A Houston man alleges he was discriminated against by his former employer because he is an American.
AUSTIN – On April 4, the Texas House Insurance Committee advanced House Bill 1774, a consumer protection bill that implements what one group is calling “common-sense accountability measures to stop rampant weather-related lawsuit abuse, while preserving the strongest protections in the nation for property insurance consumers.”