Exxon Can't Dodge Class Actions Over Ark. Pipeline Rupture

Law360, New York (October 31, 2013, 8:26 PM EDT) -- Exxon Mobil Corp. on Thursday failed to persuade an Arkansas federal judge to defeat two proposed class actions against the oil giant over the March rupture of its Pegasus pipeline in Arkansas that spilled more than 19,000 barrels.

U.S. District Judge Brian S. Miller said in one of the rulings that the plaintiffs in that action — a proposed class of property owners who have an easement on their property for the ExxonMobil pipeline — had made adequate claims to survive Exxon’s motion to dismiss....
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