After the BP oil spill in 2010, thousands of lawsuits filed by businesses, individuals, and other entities ranging from Texas to Florida were consolidated. Read more
The consent decree had been proposed for public comment on Oct. 5, 2015 in Alabama. Read more
Just off the coast of Louisiana on the night of April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig was completing drilling operations when a number of catastrophic explosions ripped through the d... Read more
Judge Carl Barbier approved Claims Administrator Patrick Juneau’s recommendations to pay out the balance of the $2.3 billion Seafood Compensation Program (SCP) Fund established by the histor... Read more
Allowing a corporate giant like BP to reap a windfall from its misconduct and burden the taxpayers with a hefty portion of the bill is not right. Read more
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The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) revealed the final terms of the historic settlement it and other Gulf coast states reached with BP in July. Before a ruling on the potential Clean Water... Read more
Three Mexican states have asked the US Supreme Court to overturn a Fifth Circuit ruling that found the Mexican states lacked standing to sue BP PLC for coastline damage as a result of the De... Read more
The State of Alabama’s landmark Agreement in Principle with BP was a bombshell announcement last month. But as we reported, certain contingencies had to be satisfied in order for the agreeme... Read more
As we reported, BP set aside $1 billion of the $18.7 billion settlement for local governments impacted by the spill. Municipalities that still had not settled claims against BP for damages c... Read more
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