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State Attorney asks jury for $9.3 billion from ExxonMobil

November 13, 2003 - An attorney asked a jury Wednesday to find that Exxon Mobil cheated the state out of natural gas royalties and return a record $9.3 billion verdict against the oil company. Read More


Jurors deliberate in Alabama’s suit against Exxon Mobil

November 13, 2003 - A Montgomery jury deliberated Thursday in a lawsuit in which the state is seeking a record $9.3 billion judgment against Exxon Mobil in a dispute over natural gas royalties. Read More


State asks $9.3 billion verdict in Exxon case

November 13, 2003 - The state's lawyers asked a Montgomery jury on Wednesday to slap Exxon Mobil Corp. with a record $9.3 billion verdict, saying the oil giant knowingly cheated the state out of natural gas... Read More


State seeks more in gas royalty retrial

November 13, 2003 - MONTGOMERY – Alabama's suit accusing Exxon Mobil of shortchanging the state on natural gas royalties produced a record verdict of $3.5 billion at the first trial. In the retrial, the... Read More


State attorney asks for record verdict against Exxon Mobil

November 13, 2003 - Alabama's suit accusing Exxon Mobil of shortchanging the state on natural gas royalties produced a record verdict of $3.5 billion at the first trial. In the retrial, the state wants an ever... Read More


Court yet to rule on Exxon Brief

November 1, 2003 - Next month will mark the 3rd anniversary of a Montgomery jury ruling against Exxon Mobile, the largest verdict in Alabama history. But more that a year after the last brief was filed, state... Read More


Court refuses to halt Exxon jury selection

October 16, 2003 - The Alabama Supreme Court refused a last-minute request by Exxon Mobil to stop jury selection Wednesday for the retrial of the state's record-setting lawsuit against the oil company. Read More


Jury pick starts in Exxon royalties case

October 16, 2003 - The Alabama Supreme Court refused a last-minute request by Exxon Mobil to stop jury selection Wednesday for the retrial of the state's record-setting lawsuit against the oil company. Read More


Household, Beneficial customers have yet to claim settlement

October 4, 2003 - With the filing deadline fast approaching, thousands of mortgage customers in Florida have yet to claim their share of a $23 million predatory-lending settlement with finance giant... Read More


Big Banks, Bad Loans

September 5, 2003 - In Montgomery, Alabama, Ben and Lula Johnson could lose their house, CBS News Correspondent Mark Strassmann reports. Read More


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