Calif. Exxon Pollution Injury Suits Revived On Appeal

Law360, New York (September 25, 2013, 2:17 PM EDT) -- A California appellate court on Tuesday reversed a decision finding the statute of limitation had run on dozens of oil contamination injury claims against Exxon Mobil Corp. and Los Angeles county authorities, saying rumblings of pollution at a public housing complex didn't notify residents their health was jeopardized.

A unanimous panel overturned a trial court's determination that a two-year clock on personal injury claims from 58 renters at the Ujima Village Apartments complex started running in 2007 when Los Angeles officials announced that the site might...
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