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Free Downloads For 3 Gulf Oil Spill Lawsuits: Plaintiffs Suffering Lost Livelihoods
Posted on 4 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Plaintiff firm Weitz & Luxenberg P.C . announced Aug. 3 the filing of a third lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on behalf of thousands of fishermen and others whose jobs are affected by the BP oil... Read More

Mobile Resident Files Lawsuit Against BP Charging Ill Health Effects From Exposure To Oil
Posted on 14 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. - Charging BP and other defendants with harming his health and causing serious personal injuries, a Mobile, Ala., resident and recreational fisherman has filed suit against 16 companies involved in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill (... Read More

Securities Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Deepwater Horizon Rig Operator
Posted on 27 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

BENSALEM, Pa. — A class action lawsuit on behalf of the purchasers of the common stock of Transocean Ltd. between Aug. 5, 2009, and May 7, 2010, was filed May 13 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana ( Yuen, et al. v.... Read More

BP Shareholders File Lawsuit Over Gulf Oil Spill In Eastern District Of Louisiana
Posted on 11 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Citing the company's history of safety lapses, cost cutting and workplace disasters, shareholders who purchased stock in BP on June 10 filed a class action lawsuit based on claims that the company mislead investors before the Deepwater... Read More

Amended Florida Class Action Complaint Filed In BP Oil Spill Disaster
Posted on 7 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A team of nationally known attorneys led by Tallahassee lawyer and Northeastern University Professor P. Tim Howard on May 6 filed an amended complaint in one of the first Florida class action lawsuits over the sinking of the... Read More

Second Lawsuit Against Kenneth R. Feinberg, Feinberg Rozen LLP And Gulf Coast Claims Facility Removed To Federal Court
Posted on 27 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Complaint Alleges Gross Negligence, Fraud, Fraudulent Inducement and Unjust Enrichment FORT MYERS, Fla. - A second lawsuit against Kenneth R. Feinberg, Feinberg Rozen LLP and Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF) was removed from state court to the U.S... Read More

BP Shareholders File Class Action Over Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster
Posted on 24 May 2010 by Dylan McGuire

LAFAYETTE, La. — (Mealey’s) A putative class of investors sued BP, plc. in a Louisiana federal court on May 21, alleging that the company caused its stock price to become artificially inflated by issuing false or misleading statements about... Read More

Gulf Coast Rental Property Owner Sues BP For Economic Losses From Gulf Oil Spill
Posted on 27 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The owner of a Gulf Coast vacation home has filed a class action lawsuit against BP, alleging economic losses caused by the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig and resulting oil spill ( Carden Simcox, et al. v. BP PLC, et... Read More

BP Spill Class Action Alleges Profiteering, Seeks Punitive Damages
Posted on 23 Sep 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

NEW ORLEANS - A group of fishermen, property owners, business owners, and wage earners from five states on Aug. 20 filed a nationwide class action for punitive damages in the BP oil spill ( Corliss Gallo, et al. v. BP , No. 2:10-cv-02795, E.D. La.). ... Read More

Maritime Law Firm Retained By Injured Roustabout On Semisubmersible Offshore Drilling Rig
Posted on 28 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HOUSTON — The Transocean oil-rig explosion on Tuesday, April 20, 2010, led to a huge fire and the eventual sinking of the Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible offshore drilling rig . Coast Guard officials suspended the three-day search for the 11 missing... Read More

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Oil Leak From Gulf Rig Explosion
Posted on 3 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

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... Read More

Fishing Charters File Lawsuit Against BP America For Oil Spill Damages
Posted on 13 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

GULFPORT, Miss. — The owner of a fishing boat and a charter boat captain that operate in the Gulf of Mexico on May 12 filed a lawsuit against BP America for damages sustained after the BP oil spill in the Gulf, according to Hagens Berman , the Seattle... Read More

Excess Insurers Say No Coverage Is Afforded For Gulf Oil Spill
Posted on 26 May 2010 by Gina Cappello

HOUSTON - (Mealey's) Transocean Ltd.'s excess insurers filed a complaint for declaratory judgment May 21 in a Texas federal court, seeking a ruling that no additional insured coverage is owed to BP plc. with respect to pollution claims arising... Read More