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Bp Oil Spill Settlement

Judge Rejects BP's Bid To Remove Gulf Oil Spill Claims Administrator

Reuters | Jonathan Stempel | Posted 01.11.2015 | Green

Nov 10 (Reuters) - BP Plc has failed to persuade a federal judge to oust the administrator overseeing payouts to businesses and individuals claiming...

Gulf War Syndrome Comes to the Gulf of Mexico?

Claudia S. Miller, M.D., M.S. | Posted 04.07.2014 | Green
Claudia S. Miller, M.D., M.S.

Not one dime has been allocated to study how toxic exposures resulting from this disaster may have rendered thousands of individuals chemically intolerant and suffering from the same disabling multi-system symptoms that continue to afflict Gulf War veterans.

Will BP's Legal Tactics Backfire?

Reuters | Posted 10.15.2013 | Green


BP Ordered To Pay Settlement Administrator $130 Million

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 10.07.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered BP to pay more than $130 million in fees to the court-supervised administrator of its multib...

Did Small Businesses Lie About Gulf Spill Losses?

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 09.06.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court is wading into a high-stakes dispute over the terms of a multibillion-dollar settlement of claims arising...

BP Warns Of Rising Spill Settlement Costs

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 05.08.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — BP is warning investors that the price tag will be "significantly higher" than it initially estimated for its multibillion-dollar ...

Should BP Get Corporate Death Penalty?

Dennis Trainor | Posted 04.29.2013 | Green
Dennis Trainor

Three years after the BP oil spill, in which BP's criminal negligence took the lives of 11 workers before dumping tar and oily crude over 30,000 squar...

As BP Trial Begins, Gulf Businesses and Communities Call for Ecosystem Restoration and Economic Opportunity

Jeffrey Buchanan | Posted 04.28.2013 | Impact
Jeffrey Buchanan

Monday marked the beginning of arguably the biggest trial of this century, as the U.S. Department of Justice went to court with global oil giant, BP. With money most likely on the way to states, and needs still so acute, the question is, how to invest it most effectively.

Feds Struggle To Reach Settlement Before BP Trial Approaches

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 04.22.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department and the five Gulf coast states affected by a massive oil spill nearly three years ago have indicated ...

BP Objects To Oil Spill Price Tag Sought By States

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2013 | Green

By Andrew Callus and Braden Reddall Feb 5 (Reuters) - BP Plc has tallied up claims made by states and local governments on the U.S. Gu...

The BP Settlement Is a Wrist Slap; Corporate Charter Should Be Revoked (VIDEO)

Dennis Trainor | Posted 01.21.2013 | Green
Dennis Trainor

Oil giant BP says it has agreed to pay $4.5 billion in a wide-ranging settlement with the U.S. government over the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexic...

Chris Kirkham

Record Criminal Fine For BP Brings Little Sense Of Closure For Those Still Contending With Damages | Chris Kirkham | Posted 11.15.2012 | Green

As millions of gallons of oil gushed out of BP's runaway well two years ago, Dean Blanchard's normally bustling shrimp dock in Grand Isle, La., was tr...

BP To Pay $4.5 Billion In Settlement

AP | Posted 01.15.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP says it will pay $4.5 billion in settlement with government over massive oil spill....

BP To Pay Record Fine For Gulf Oil Spill, Source Says

Reuters | By Chris Baltimore and David Ingram | Posted 01.14.2013 | Green

HOUSTON/WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - BP Plc is expected to pay a record criminal penalty and plead guilty to criminal misconduct in the 2010 Deepw...

Federal Judge Urged To Approve BP Settlement

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 11.08.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS -- BP and attorneys for businesses and people who lost money in the Gulf oil spill urged a federal judge Thursday to give his final approv...

Thousands Opting Out Of BP Gulf Spill Settlement

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 11.01.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS -- The architects of a proposed class-action settlement of claims spawned by the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico are confident it won't...

BP Asks Judge To Finalize Gulf Settlement Despite Objections

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 12.23.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Oil giant BP has asked a federal judge to disregard objections from a fraction of claimants and give final approval to a proposed...

Gulf Coast Senators Seek Fair Deal

Reuters | Posted 12.06.2012 | Green

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Senators from the U.S. Gulf Coast urged President Barack Obama on Friday to ensure th...

Government Ready For Court Battle After Harsh BP Accusations

Reuters | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green

(Corrects name of professor in fourth paragraph) * US lawyers show no equivocation in new court filing -professor * Colorful BP emails refe...

Judge To Hold Hearing On Gulf Oil Spill Settlement

AP | Posted 06.25.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge in New Orleans is set to preside over a hearing on a proposed class-action settlement that would resolve billions...

BP Settlement Lawyers Feuding Over Fees

Reuters | Posted 05.09.2012 | Green

* Lawyers position themselves for fight over settlement fees * Awards could reach into the hundreds of millions * Feud d...

Claims Process Set Up For Gulf Oil Spill Victims

Reuters | Posted 05.08.2012 | Green

* Many claimants can recover 60 pct of money immediately * BP sees $7.8 billion payout under new payout program * New pr...

Oil Spill Claimants Offered Quick Pay Option With A Catch

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. — The administrator of a $20 billion fund doling out money to Gulf oil spill victims said Monday that people who want more ...