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New Orleans Judge To Handle Most Gulf Oil Spill Lawsuits
Posted on 11 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW ORLEANS - (AP) A federal judge in New Orleans was picked Tuesday to preside over more than 300 lawsuits filed against BP PLC and other companies over the Gulf oil spill, in a move that should please many of the plaintiffs' lawyers and their clients... Read More

BP Says It Has Paid $29 Million In Oil Spill Claims
Posted on 27 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MIAMI - (AP) BP says it has paid at least $29 million to people claiming economic losses because of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The oil company said in court documents Tuesday in Louisiana that it has yet to deny any claims. Many of the claims are from... Read More