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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

Divided U.S. Supreme Court Rules States Cannot Limit Right To Sue
Posted on 31 Mar 2010 by David Eldreth

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) A sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court on March 31 ruled that states do not have the authority to limit the right to sue because Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23 controls when a class action lawsuit may be filed... Read More