Exxon Wants Ark. Pipeline Rupture Class Action Tossed

Law360, New York (June 7, 2013, 2:17 PM EDT) -- Exxon Mobil Corp. on Thursday moved to toss a putative class accusing it of causing significant environmental and economic damage through a recent oil pipeline rupture, telling an Arkansas federal judge the plaintiffs had not suffered any actual damage from the spill.

According to the oil giant, oil spilled from the March 29 rupture of its Pegasus pipeline in Mayflower, Ark., did not come into contact with the properties of named plaintiffs Kathryn Chunn and Ellen Burgess, meaning they cannot make a claim for a drop...
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Case Information

Case Title

Chunn et al v. Exxon Mobil Corporation et al

Case Number



Arkansas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Torts to Land


Brian S. Miller

Date Filed

April 5, 2013

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