Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Oil Spill MDL Judge Denies BP's Request For Information On Pending Claims

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Oil Spill MDL Judge Denies BP's Request For Information On Pending Claims

NEW ORLEANS - The federal judge in Louisiana overseeing claims stemming from the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico caused by the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig on March 25 granted class counsel's request to preserve the confidentiality of claimant information; a request for proceeds from the $9.2 billion settlement program is pending (In re: Oil Spill by the Oil Rig "Deepwater Horizon" in the Gulf of Mexico, April 20, 2010, MDL No. 2179, E.D. La.).

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