New York’s Loss Against Exxon Casts a Shadow on Related Cases Filed in Massachusetts, Elsewhere
Dec. 10, 2019 Leave a Comment
After four years, three different legal theories, four million documents, hundreds of hours of depositions, 11 embarrassing days of trial for the New York Attorney General (NYAG) and a month long wait, the verdict is in: ExxonMobil did not deceive or mislead investors over climate change impacts. The decision from New York Supreme Court Justice Barry Ostrager will have ramifications for Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey’s related lawsuit against the company, which copied and pasted portions of New York’s lawsuit.
Read highlights from Justice Ostrager’s ruling and see what these means for other cases over at EID Climate.