Sutliff & Stout, PLLC Obtains $1.94M Verdict Against Exxon Mobil Corporation : RushPRNews - Newswire & Global Press Release Distribution

 
Bookmark and Share

Sutliff & Stout, PLLC Obtains $1.94M Verdict Against Exxon Mobil Corporation

April 30, 2013

Sutliff & Stout, PLLC Obtains $1.94M Verdict Against Exxon Mobil Corporation
Houston & Austin Personal Injury Lawyers

HOUSTON, TX (RPRN) 04/30/13 — Houston personal injury law firm Sutliff & Stout, PLLC obtained a jury verdict of $1,937,889.30 against Exxon Mobil (NYSE: XOM) after a week-long trial in Harris County Probate Court. The case stemmed from the death of a 59-year-old man after an altercation occurred inside an Exxon Mobil owned gas station located at 5702 Westheimer Road. Exxon Mobil management was alerted to the possibility of violence, yet it failed to address the situation. Exxon Mobil denied liability and claimed that it had no responsibility to address known threats of violence and that the altercation was a “personal” issue and not a “personnel” issue. The jury rejected Exxon Mobil’s argument.

When asked to comment on the jury’s verdict, Sutliff & Stout, PLLC partner Graham E. Sutliff said, “Hopefully this will send a message to Exxon Mobil and others that you can not ignore threats of violence. Every company has an obligation to take reasonable steps to protect their customers and ignoring known threats is not reasonable. Had Exxon Mobil simply done something, our client would still be with us today.”

About Sutliff & Stout, PLLC

Sutliff & Stout, PLLC is a civil litigation firm that focuses on commercial litigation and personal injury. The attorneys at Sutliff & Stout, PLLC have worked for some of the largest, most respected litigation firms in the country, allowing Sutliff & Stout, PLLC to offer the experience and expertise of a large firm combined with the highest quality of service and personal attention inherent in a smaller firm.

Media Contact Name: Christian Burke
Media E-mail: moc.tnemecalpytsat@naitsirhc
Company Contact Name: Graham E. Sutliff
Company E-mail: moc.tuotsffiltus@ffiltusg
Company Phone: (713) 987-7111
Company Web Address: www.sutliffstout.com
Main image credits: Sutliff & Stout
Click here to see all news from this author/company

Filed Under: BANKING AND FINANCIAL NEWS, BREAKING NEWS, PRESS RELEASE

RUSH PR NEWS newswire and press release services at rushprnews.com / Anne Howard annehowardpublicist.com

Content- Legal Responsibility - All material is copyrighted - You may repost but you MUST link back to the original post on your page and acknowledge Rush PR News as the news source. Rush PR News is not legally and/or morally responsible for content of press releases, opinions expressed or fact-checking.

Rush PR News cannot be held legally responsible for material published and distributed through its newswire service or published in its press-room and therefore cannot be sued for published material. Third-party must be contacted directly to dispute content.

Rush PR News is not the contact for material published.

RSSFeed PRESS & SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASES

Renew Life’s #MomentsOfJoy Campaign Gaining Momentum On Social Media

Milton, ON 03/26/15 · Supplement Co. Recognizing Canadians Making Positive Impact On...

1.5 Million Website Visitors plus Ad impressions

Santa Cruz, California 03/21/15 · Mobile and responsive web traffic The banner will also...

Celebrity wedding planner Linda Galloway hired for UK socialite wedding in 2016

Notting Hill, London, UK 03/21/15 · Celebrity wedding planner, Linda Galloway of New York,...

iExpertsForum introduces SEOProfiler to its Top 5 SEO Tools

US 03/21/15 · iExpertsForum have now included an all new and...

Aspect/Bruker 3-year partnership concludes at the end of March 2015

SHOHAM, Israel 03/21/15 · A world leader in ground-breaking, compact benchtop MRI...

Pure HCG Diet Drops Offer Premium Quality HCG Triumph

St.Louis, Missiouri 03/21/15 · Weight gain is now offering major problems among...

Identify genuine web traffic from bots and botnets

SAN FRANCISCO 03/21/15 · As a provider of high-quality web traffic, Traffic...

Strike Up Your Website Traffic With Traffic Striker

Los Angeles, CA 03/21/15 · Every Website Needs Traffic To Succeed. Kick start...

Alzheimer's breakthrough using ultrasound

AUSTRALIA 03/18/15 · A new way of treating Alzheimer's disease with...

Ultraseal International boosts its international sales team

Coventry, UK 03/13/15 · Ultraseal International, a global leader in finding solutions...

Warwick Analytics launches first commercial Automated Information Retrieval system

LONDON 03/12/15 · Predictive Analytics specialists Warwick Analytics, has released the...

Steve Nash Fitness Clubs Celebrates new Burnaby location with Grand Opening Event

Vancouver, BC 03/09/15 · Steve Nash Fitness Clubs launches a new state...

Ultraseal International wins Exporter of the Year for second time running

Coventry, UK 03/06/15 · Ultraseal International has scooped Exporter of the Year...