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
It’s most significant that our firm filed the first state government case against BP in the oil spill litigation. At that time, Troy King was Attorney General and he came under unjust critic... Read more
Early February brought the latest in coal ash disasters when a broken stormwater pipe at Duke Energy’s Dan River Steam Plant released approximately 82,000 tons of coal ash and nearly 27 mill... Read more
According to correspondence between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and DuPont, the manufacture of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) recently came to a halt – two years ahead of t... Read more
Rhon Jones, who heads up our firm’s BP litigation efforts, wrote an op-ed piece last month. Rhon pointed out in the piece how the oil giant has operated in the past several years. He specifi... Read more
The State of Texas has finally filed suit against BP and Halliburton in U.S. District Court. The defendants are accused of causing the state to lose tax revenue due to business disruptions p... Read more
To say that BP is doing very well financially may be a gross understatement. That’s because the oil giant has reported first-quarter profit of $4.2 billion after adjustment for inventory cha... Read more
The Settlement Program headed up by Claims Administrator Pat Juneau has reached another milestone. The Settlement Program announced in May that it had paid out more than $2 billion to busine... Read more
Administrator Pat Juneau is expecting a surge in claims as the April 2014 deadline for claims quickly approaches. To put things in context, over 165,000 claims had been filed by Gulf Coast c... Read more
Businesses and individuals damaged by BP’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico have been paid more than $1 billion through the company’s class action settlement, according to court-supervised Cl... Read more
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