Judge Paves Way For Exxon To Appeal MTBE Verdict

Law360, New York (April 7, 2010, 5:51 PM EDT) -- Determining that the appellate process will help move related cases along more efficiently in the methyl tertiary-butyl ether multidistrict litigation, a federal judge has served up final judgment in a bellwether New York well pollution trial that resulted in a $105 million jury verdict against Exxon Mobil Corp.

Judge Shira A. Scheindlin of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Tuesday dispatched with New York City’s remaining state and federal law claims, opening the door for the case to be appealed...
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