Litigation

NY Comptroller Wants Lead Status In BP Lawsuit

ALBANY, N.Y. - (AP) New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has hired outside lawyers in an effort to become the lead plaintiff in a federal class-action lawsuit by investors against BP over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

DiNapoli, as trustee of the state's $133 billion public employee pension fund, claims the British oil giant ...

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