In its final decision issued today, the United States Supreme Court reduced the $2.5 billion punitive damage award to plaintiffs drastically, to $507.5 million. You can find the complete decision at Exxon Shipping Co. vs. Baker.
Read more news at the Anchorage Daily News.
Plaintiffs Counsel, Matthew Jamin, will be holding workshops and providing updated information on the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill litigation in these communities:
Kodiak – Friday, June 27, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Kodiak Community College
Kenai – Saturday, June 28, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Cordova – Sunday, June 29, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Anchorage – Monday, June 30, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Seattle, WA – Tuesday, July 1, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Check the Oiled Regions of Alaska Foundation website for complete details about the workshops.
For more information about the status of claims, visit the Exxon Qualified Settlement Fund site, or contact them at 1-800-397-7455.