February 25, 2008

Twenty Percent of the Plaintiffs are Dead: Has It Taken Too Long for the Exxon Valdez Case to Be Resolved?

The Washington Post has an interesting article focusing on the fact that it is now twenty years since the spill and fourteen years since the verdict in the Exxon Valdez litigation. During that time, twenty percent of the 33,000 fishermen, Native Alaskans, cannery workers and others who triumphed in court that day are dead.

Hat Tip to Above the Law.