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
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
Judge Barbier has ruled that a Plaintiff in the ongoing medical benefits class action over the BP PLC Deepwater Horizon disaster is entitled to a jury trial. There could be potentially thous... 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
Judge Carl Barbier has refused to put on hold the $13.7 billion lawsuit between BP PLC and the United States government. The request by a group was to stay the lawsuit until the energy giant... Read more
U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier rejected BP’s arguments, including that there are considerable grounds for a difference of opinion on whether the Oil Pollution Act (OPA) provides the... Read more
Judge Carl Barbier found that certain underwriters at Lloyd’s of London and various insurance companies have satisfied their obligations under excess policies providing $150 million in... Read more
Judge Carl Barbier has affirmed the four matching methodologies for BP claims filed by educational institutions, construction companies, agriculture businesses, and professional service comp... Read more
BP is now seeking to appeal a recent ruling that declared Alabama is entitled to a jury trial over losses resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster and oil spill. Previously, BP mov... Read more
In another egregious attempt to attack the very settlement it negotiated and agreed to, BP is continuing its efforts to remove the court-appointed claims administrator overseeing payouts und... Read more
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