But Alabama is notorious for excessive jury awards against major companies.
According to another news story, Alabama is the only place in the world
where the particular form used to calculate the royalty is used. Alabama's
royalty is 25%. I would love to see the entire memorandum or paragraph in
which the term "inexperienced" is used, rather than seeing it taken out of

Peter A. Kurilecz CRM, CA
Manager, Records Management Group
Woodside Summit Group Inc
Midlothian, Virginia
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From: Charis Wilson [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Thursday, December 21, 2000 12:36 PM
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Subject: Records Play Part in Huge Verdict Against Exxon

According to the jury members the internal memoranda showed a deliberate
attempt to defraud Alabama.  There is also a segment on this story on NPR.  (Requires RealPlayer).

Charis Wilson
Land Records Manager
Tom Brown, Inc.
555 17th Street #1850
Denver, CO 80202