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Federal Board Questions Gulf Oil Rig Blowout Preventer's Design
Posted on 11 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

METAIRIE, La. - (AP) A senior official for the maker of the blowout preventer that failed to stop last year's Gulf oil spill said Friday the device hadn't been tested to see if it could cut through a bent drill pipe. The firm hired by the government... Read More

Mississippi Judge Upholds $10 Million Attorneys’ Fees
Posted on 30 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

JACKSON, Miss. – (AP) A Mississippi judge has upheld $10 million in fees paid to lawyers for handling a state lawsuit against computer software manufacturer Microsoft. Hinds County Chancellor Denise Owens on Wednesday dismissed the challenge filed... Read More

Mississippi AG Sues Administrator Of BP Oil Spill Fund
Posted on 14 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

JACKSON, Miss. - (AP) Mississippi's attorney general said Tuesday his office is suing the administrator of BP's $20 billion oil spill fund to get access to claims filed by coastal residents. Jim Hood said Tuesday that he has tried to negotiate... Read More