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BP Argues It Overpaid Claims, Judge Says Too Bad

BP Argues It Overpaid Claims, Judge Says Too Bad Summary: BP argued in federal court that it has overpaid claims to businesses that reported damages after BP’s 2010 oil spill. A federal judge ruled that the deal will not be retroactively altered. ABC News reports that a federal judge…>read more

No Comment September 25, 2014

BP Seeking Return of Oil Spill ‘Overpayments’

BP Seeking Return of Oil Spill ‘Overpayments’ BP is asking a federal judge to order restitution and interest for what it claims are hundreds of millions of dollars of overpayments to businesses from the 2010 Gulf oil spill, according to The Association Press. BP filed its request…>read more

No Comment June 30, 2014

BP Faces Billions of Dollars in Additional Payments

BP Faces Billions of Dollars in Additional Payments According to a report by Bloomberg News, BP faces billions of dollars in additional payments after they failed again to convince an appeals court that the company is being forced to pay claims that are not directly related to the…>read more

No Comment May 21, 2014

British Petroleum Appealing: Oil Spill Liabilities are Just too Costly

British Petroleum Appealing: Oil Spill Liabilities are Just too Costly British Petroleum will be forced to live with a $9.2 billion dollar settlement for the people affected by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The energy and oil giant had previously claimed that there was significant misinterpretation of their deal,…>read more

No Comment March 4, 2014

BP Loses Bid to Require Proof of Losses in Spill

BP Loses Bid to Require Proof of Losses in Spill British Petroleum (BP) lost a bid to require businesses to provide proof that their economic losses were caused by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Although BP initially valued the economic-loss settlement at $7.8 billion, The Gulf of Mexico…>read more

No Comment December 25, 2013

BP Claims to Be Victim in New Orleans Oil Spill

BP Claims to Be Victim in New Orleans Oil Spill British Petroleum was the real victim of the New Orleans oil spill, or at least that is what the company is claiming in thousands of legal letters and full page newspaper advertisements. The company, which is directly responsible for the…>read more

1 Comment June 26, 2013

BP to Pay $25 Million as Penalty for Alaskan Oil Pipeline Spill in 2006

BP to Pay $25 Million as Penalty for Alaskan Oil Pipeline Spill in 2006 On May 3, BP Exploration Alaska, Inc. made an agreement to pay $25 million as a penalty to Alaska.  This penalty came to BP as a result of spilling more than 5,000 barrels of crude oil from its pipelines on…>read more

No Comment May 4, 2011

Morning Roundup

Morning Roundup Good morning everybody! Today is Tuesday, November 9th. Here’s a look back at yesterday’s stories. Ballard Spahr will open its 13th office with the addition of a group of attorneys from the San Diego litigation boutique La Bella & McNamara LLP……>read more

Comments Off November 8, 2010

Weitz & Luxenberg Partner Named Mass Tort Litigator of the Year

Weitz & Luxenberg Partner Named Mass Tort Litigator of the Year Weitz & Luxenberg partner Robert J. Gordon has been named the 2011 Mass Tort Litigator of the Year by legal publication Best Lawyers.   According to a firm press release, Gordon has tried 70 mass tort cases resulting in jury…>read more

No Comment November 8, 2010

Morning Roundup

Morning Roundup Good morning everyone! Today is Wednesday, October 13th. Here’s a quick look back at yesterday’s stories. Milbank added lateral partner Dieter Yih to launch a practice in Hong Kong in 2011…  A federal judge in New Orleans appointed a 15-member plaintiff’s…>read more

No Comment October 13, 2010

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