The Settlement Agreement also calls for BP to finance a $2.3 billion Seafood Compensation Program Settlement Fund and requires this fund to pay out any balance that may be remaining after th... Read more
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled it is able to review individual claim determinations appealed by BP and claimants in the Deepwater Horizon Economic Claims Center. Previously, the la... Read more
As this month’s Report was going to print, testimony had ended in the First Phase of the liability trial before Judge Barbier in New Orleans. The nearly two-month proceeding focused primaril... Read more
The Deepwater Horizon Economic Claims Facility continues to process and pay claims to individuals and businesses throughout the Gulf region. As of the writing of this article, a total of 155... Read more
Cameron International, the maker of the Deepwater Horizon blowout preventer, has entered into a settlement with BP whereby it will pay $250 million to the oil giant. BP said the settlement w... Read more
In a major turn of events, Judge Carl Barbier ruled recently that Plaintiffs in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill litigation will be allowed to seek punitive damages and maritime law remedies... Read more
With every day that passes, I grow more concerned for Gulf Coast residents and business owners who have claims against BP and all of its co-wrongdoers. The Deepwater Horizon oil spill devast... Read more
In a very important ruling, Judge Carl Barbier has found that Ken Feinberg, who as we all know is the administrator of BP’s claims facility, is not the independent claims man that he has dec... Read more
The so-called emergency protocol for BP oil spill claims was released by Ken Feinberg on August 20th and it leaves lots up in the air for Claimants. Even a casual reading of the document ma... Read more
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