Texas Energy Co. Can't Duck $2.9M Fracking Nuisance Verdict

By Sean McLernon (June 20, 2014, 3:21 PM EDT) -- A Texas state judge on Thursday refused to throw out a $2.9 million jury award to a family who blamed health problems on natural gas wells drilled by Aruba Petroleum Inc. on neighboring property, denying the company's motion for judgment notwithstanding verdict.

Dallas County Court Judge Mark Greenberg issued a one-page ruling shooting down arguments from Aruba that the jury didn't properly apply the law to the facts of the case. The decision upholds a jury verdict finding that the company took intentional steps to cause substantial interference with plaintiff Bob Parr and his family's use of its 40-acre homestead west...

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