Cabot Talks About Appeal Request re Tragic Dimock Verdict

cabot-logo-siteLast week MDN brought you news that mainstream media has all but ignored, in hopes of burying it: Cabot Oil & Gas has filed a legal motion to appeal the OJ jury decision to award two landowner families in Dimock, PA $4.24 million (see Cabot Files Appeal in Dimock Case – Alleges Judicial Misconduct). The jury made the award even though there was hard evidence that Cabot did not cause methane migration into the landowners’ water wells. Which is why we call them the equivalent of the OJ jury. Total disregard for evidence and decide “with your heart” instead. “That evil big oil & gas company has boatloads of money. Look at those little kids on the stand. Let’s just give them some money, even if the evidence says otherwise.” That must have been the thinking. At any rate, on Sunday Cabot, who has until now been silent about the appeal, issued the following statement. They’re either asking for (a) the court to overturn the verdict, or (b) order a new trial because of judicial misconduct on the part of the landowners’ attorney…

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