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Animal Welfare Institute Sues BP For Allegedly Burning Endangered Sea Turtles Alive

NEW ORLEANS - The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) and other animal protection and conservation organizations filed a lawsuit in federal court June 30 against British Petroleum America Inc., British Petroleum Exploration & Production and British Petroleum PLC for allegedly burning critically endangered...

New Orleans Gets Oil Spill MDL; MDL Panel Transfers 77 Suits To Judge Barbier

Courtesy of HB Litigation Conference's Oil Spill Litigation & Insurance Coverage Report New Orleans as been selected as the site of the oil spill litigation, according to an order issued Aug. 10, 2010, by the Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, which transferred 77 lawsuits to the U.S. District...