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Texas Supreme Court Revisits Additional Insured Coverage for Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Posted on 1 Apr 2015 by Brian Margolies

In In Re Deepwater Horizon , No. 13–0670 (February 13, 2015), [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], the Texas Supreme Court had occasion to consider the extent to which the scope of additional insured coverage is limited by the... Read More

Weekly LexisNexis Video News Update - June 21, 2010
Posted on 21 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

Among the stories on this video edition of LexisNexis Legal News, investors of BP on June 8th filed a securities fraud class action against the company on behalf of shareholders worldwide, alleging the company misrepresented the safety of its Gulf... Read More

McCarter and English LLP on Insurance Coverage for Damages Arising from the Gulf Oil Spill
Posted on 16 Jun 2010 by Brian J. Osias and David C. Kane

By Brian J. Osias and David C. Kane, Attorneys, McCarter & English, LLP The recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has become arguably the worst in United States history. Spewing up to 30,000 barrels a day, it has surpassed even the Exxon Valdez... Read More

Insurance Coverage Issues for Third-Party Businesses and Municipalities with Losses Due to the Oil Rig Explosion in the Gulf of Mexico
Posted on 15 Jun 2010 by Selena Linde

By Selena Linde, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP An explosion at the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010 left eleven workers dead. Each day since the explosion occurred, approximately 210,000 gallons of oil have... Read More

Insurance and the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
Posted on 10 May 2010 by Michael Kotula

By Michael Kotula , Partner, Rivkin Radler, LLP. The explosion on the Deepwater Horizon platform and rupture of an oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, and the ensuing oil spill, is likely to result in significant liability exposures for a number of companies... Read More

Mealey’s Litigation Report – Class Action Filed by Mississippi Fishermen Seeking Damages from Massive Oil Spill
Posted on 4 May 2010 by David Eldreth

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... Read More

Panelist: ‘Interesting, Creative’ Insurance Battles Over Gulf Oil Spill Loom
Posted on 25 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

ATLANTA - The Gulf of Mexico oil spill could result in some "interesting and creative lawyering" in the insurance arena, an attorney on a four-member panel said June 25 on the last day of HB Litigation Conferences ' Oil in the Gulf: Litigation... Read More

Gulf Oil Spill: Gusher of Insurance Claims
Posted on 4 May 2010 by Randy J. Maniloff

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 it and... Read More