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Oil Spill MDL Judge: BP, Andarko Liable Under Clean Water Act
Posted on 23 Feb 2012 by Shane Dilworth

NEW ORLEANS - (Mealey's) The federal judge in Louisiana presiding over litigation stemming from the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig and ensuing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico held Feb. 22 that BP PLC and Andarko Petroleum Co. are liable... Read More

BP, Plaintiffs Agree To $7.8 Billion Settlement Of Gulf Oil Spill Claims
Posted on 5 Mar 2012 by Shane Dilworth

NEW ORLEANS - (Mealey's) BP PLC and plaintiffs in the federal multidistrict litigation court in Louisiana for claims arising from the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig and ensuing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico reached an agreement on March... Read More

Louisiana Fishermen, Others File Class Action Lawsuit Over BP Oil Spill
Posted on 6 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW ORLEANS — The Gulf Oil Spill Litigation Group has announced that Louisiana shrimpers, fishermen, charter boat captains, and seafood processing companies on May 4 filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of themselves and other Louisiana residents... Read More

Berman DeValerio Files Class Action Lawsuit Extending Class Period In BP Action
Posted on 23 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW ORLEANS, La. - The law firm of Berman DeValerio has filed a securities fraud lawsuit against BP plc, expanding the complaint to cover certain investors who acquired BP stock as early as mid-2005 ( The Oklahoma Police Pension & Retirement System... Read More

At The Heart Of Oil Spill, 11 Grieving Families
Posted on 4 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW ORLEANS – (AP) This was supposed to be one of the best months of Michelle Jones' life: giving birth to her second son, her husband Gordon at her side. Instead, she must prepare for the birth without her baby's father. Gordon Jones, 28... Read More