Litigation

Feds Sue BP, Other Companies For Oil Spill Damages

NEW ORLEANS - (AP) A powerful plaintiff has joined the hundreds of people and businesses suing BP and other companies involved in the Gulf oil spill: the Justice Department. The government, in an opening salvo in its effort to get billions of dollars for untold economic and environmental damage, accuses the companies of disregarding. . . . Full version available to lexis.com subscribers.