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Oil Spill Legal Mess Likely One Of Costliest Ever
Posted on 27 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MIAMI - (AP) BP PLC and the other companies involved in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill are faced with fast-multiplying lawsuits that will provoke one of the most drawn-out and costliest legal battles in U.S. history, one that could easily consume the $20... Read More

Gulf Oil Dilemma: Accept Payout From BP Or Sue?
Posted on 9 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MIAMI - (AP) Alabama seafood market owner David Scott faces a difficult decision as he tries to rejuvenate his business after the Gulf oil spill: He can accept a piece of BP's $20 billion claims fund relatively fast, easy money or sue the oil giant... Read More

BP Says It Wants To End Future Loss Claims For Gulf Oil Spill
Posted on 11 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW ORLEANS - (AP) BP is arguing that victims of last year's Gulf oil spill should not be paid any more claims for future losses because the areas affected by the spill have recovered and the economy is improving. The British oil company makes its... Read More