New research by an Auburn University professor and other scientists found that significant changes on Alabama beaches have taken place in creatures too small to be seen by the naked eye. Acc... Read more
The Government Accountability Office is absolutely correct when it says more research is needed on possible environmental problems that could result from using dispersants to break up oil sp... Read more
The RESTORE Act, a major legislative initiative for the Alabama Gulf Coast, was signed into law by President Obama on July 6th. This will provide for economic and environmental restoration i... Read more
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board has reported that oil giant BP needed to focus less on the routine personal safety of its employees and more on the potential hazards of deepwater drilling. Ac... Read more
The new Deepwater Horizon Claims Center, as explained above, has opened and is very busy processing claims. One thing many folks, including some lawyers, don’t seem to know is that any busin... Read more
Any fears that the Deepwater Horizon Economic Settlement Center would not gain traction on the Gulf Coast have been put to rest. In just over a month since its opening, the settlement center... Read more
Recently, Judge Carl Barbier set a new Limitation trial in New Orleans for January 14, 2013. As we reported previously, the original trial date for the Limitation trial had to be continued b... Read more
There has been a very big change in how claimants will be paid due to the massive settlement that took place in the PSC. New offices opened in five states in early June that will help busine... Read more
Two years ago, as all America knows, the Gulf Coast was devastated by the worst environmental disaster in United States history. When the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig suffered a catastroph... Read more
The Gulf oil spill litigation continues to move at a very rapid pace heading toward a trial starting on February 27th of next year. Here is a brief summary of several events and reports on t... Read more
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