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Matthew P. Coglianese Joins Rasco Klock Reininger Perez Esquenazi Vigil And Nieto
Posted on 2 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Rasco Klock Reininger Perez Esquenazi Vigil and Nieto has acquired one of the most highly-regarded environmental lawyers in Florida, Matthew Coglianese, who joins its boutique litigation practice as a partner. As part of his environmental... Read More

Jones Walker Expands Energy Industry Team
Posted on 20 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HOUSTON — Jones Walker has named Michael B. Donald, a partner in the firm's Houston office, and Marjorie A. McKeithen, of counsel in the firm's New Orleans office, co-chairs of the Energy Industry Team. The firm has combined attorneys... Read More

Weitz & Luxenberg’s Robin Greenwald Named To BP Oil Spill Litigation PSC
Posted on 14 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. has announced that Robin Greenwald, the head of Weitz & Luxenberg's environmental and toxic tort litigation unit, has been selected to serve on the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee in the BP oil spill litigation... 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

Charter Fishing Guide Sues BP Over Gulf Oil Spill
Posted on 11 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW ORLEANS - Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles P.C. of Montgomery, Ala., on June 10 filed a lawsuit against British Petroleum and several other companies with ties to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on behalf of a charter fishing ... Read More

Transportation Authority Sues BP, Officers Over Pension Fund Losses
Posted on 4 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WILMINGTON, Del. - The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) on May 21 sued BP, its subsidiaries, its officers and its partners in the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling project for losses on BP stock in its pension fund since the massive... 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

Alabama Beachfront Property Owners File Class Action Against BP
Posted on 4 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MOBILE, Ala. - Owners of beachfront and coastal property in Alabama on June 3 filed a class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama here on behalf of themselves and others like them who have suffered damage to their... Read More

Beasley Allen Files Personal Injury Lawsuit Against BP Over Oil Dispersant Use
Posted on 4 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles P.C. on July 26 filed a class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama against British Petroleum and Nalco Company ( Wright, et al. v. BP... 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

Commercial Fisherman Files Class Action Suit Against BP Over Oil Spill
Posted on 13 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PENSACOLA, Fla. — On April 28 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, Brad Bradford of Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz, along with Mat Richardson of Jackson, Foster & Richardson, filed a class action lawsuit... Read More