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Amended Florida Class Action Complaint Filed In BP Oil Spill Disaster

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A team of nationally known attorneys led by Tallahassee lawyer and Northeastern University Professor P. Tim Howard on May 6 filed an amended complaint in one of the first Florida class action lawsuits over the sinking of the oil rig Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico. ...

Lawsuit Targets Gulf Oil Spill Compensation Fund, Administrator Kenneth R. Feinberg

Complaint Alleges Gross Negligence, Fraud, Fraudulent Inducement and Unjust Enrichment TAMPA, Fla. - A first-of-its-kind lawsuit has been filed in Florida state court against the Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF), its administrator, Kenneth R. Feinberg, and his law firm, Feinberg Rozen LLP, alleging...

BP Agrees To Pay $18.7 Billion To Resolve Claims Over Gulf Oil Spill

NEW ORLEANS — (Mealey’s) BP Exploration & Production Inc. will pay $18.7 billion over the course of 18 years to resolve Clean Water Act (CWA) and natural resource damages claims from the federal government and states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas stemming from...