Steven G Jones
Marten Law: EPA's Endangerment Finding Could Spur More NEPA, Nuisance Litigation

In this Emerging Issues analysis, Steven G. Jones of the Martin Law Group discusses the EPA's finding that greenhouse gases pose a danger to people and their environment. He states that this finding may lead to new regulations under the Clean Air...

Randy J. Maniloff
Randy Maniloff Says Gulf Oil Spill May Be Gusher of Insurance Claims

The British Petroleum Claims are Coming The British Petroleum Claims are Coming -- If Paul Revere had been a lawyer Right now there is only one thing that there is more of than oil floating in the Gulf of Mexico - blood. And the sharks smell...

Samantha Drake
Florida Property Owners Seek Protection From BP Oil Spill

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - (Mealey's) A Florida resident and a homeowners association on May 4 filed a class action lawsuit in a federal court against BP PLC and related companies to prevent or mitigate damage to property following the April 20 explosion...

Timothy Raub
Goldman Sachs Discloses Derivative Actions Filed Against It In SEC Form

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Under-fire investment banking and securities firm Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has been hit with six shareholder derivative lawsuits in connection with its sale of collateralized debt obligations (CDOs) and its marketing...

David Eldreth
Mississippi Fishermen File Class Action Seeking Damages From Massive BP Oil Spill

BILOXI, Miss. - (Mealey's) Two Mississippi fishermen on May 3 filed a class action lawsuit in Mississippi federal court against companies they claim are responsible for the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico ( Charlie C. Nguyen, et al. v. Transocean...

LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff
Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Oil Leak From Gulf Rig Explosion

HOUSTON - Attorneys with The Lanier Law Firm have announced a class action lawsuit filed April 30 on behalf of Louisiana residents affected by the oil spill caused by the Deepwater Horizon explosion. On April 20, an explosion and fire occurred on the...