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Free Downloads For 3 Gulf Oil Spill Lawsuits: Plaintiffs Suffering Lost Livelihoods
Posted on 4 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Plaintiff firm Weitz & Luxenberg P.C . announced Aug. 3 the filing of a third lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on behalf of thousands of fishermen and others whose jobs are affected by the BP oil... Read More

BP Shareholders File Lawsuit Over Gulf Oil Spill In Eastern District Of Louisiana
Posted on 11 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Citing the company's history of safety lapses, cost cutting and workplace disasters, shareholders who purchased stock in BP on June 10 filed a class action lawsuit based on claims that the company mislead investors before the Deepwater... 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

Houston Law Firm Files Mass Injury Lawsuit Against BP Over Texas City Benzene Release
Posted on 23 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

GALVESTON, Texas - The Vujasinovic & Beckcom law firm of Houston on Sept. 14 filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas on behalf of 120 people who were exposed to benzene that was released from British Petroleum's... Read More

Gulf Coast Rental Property Owner Sues BP For Economic Losses From Gulf Oil Spill
Posted on 27 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The owner of a Gulf Coast vacation home has filed a class action lawsuit against BP, alleging economic losses caused by the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig and resulting oil spill ( Carden Simcox, et al. v. BP PLC, et... 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

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Oil Leak From Gulf Rig Explosion
Posted on 3 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HOUSTON - Attorneys with The Lanier Law Firm have announced a class action lawsuit filed April 30 on behalf of Louisiana residents affected by the oil spill caused by the Deepwater Horizon explosion. On April 20, an explosion and fire occurred on the... 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

Excess Insurers Say No Coverage Is Afforded For Gulf Oil Spill
Posted on 26 May 2010 by Gina Cappello

HOUSTON - (Mealey's) Transocean Ltd.'s excess insurers filed a complaint for declaratory judgment May 21 in a Texas federal court, seeking a ruling that no additional insured coverage is owed to BP plc. with respect to pollution claims arising... 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

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

Lake Pontchartrain Property Owner Seeks Damages From BP, Affiliates
Posted on 23 Sep 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

NEW ORLEANS - A property owner along Lake Pontchartrain in Louisiana on Aug. 17 sued BP, its affiliates and others involved in the drilling for damage to his land ( Russell Avocato v. BP, et al. , No. 2:10-cv-02770, E.D. La.). Filed in the U.S. District... Read More