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Bp Lawsuit

BP Allegedly Fires Black Executive Because Of Her Hair And Ethnic Clothing

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

Melphine Evans, A black former executive at BP (British Petroleum Oil Co.), is suing the oil company for allegedly firing her because of her braided h...

Kate Sheppard

Weary Of Negotiating, BP Sues For 'Relief' From Gulf Spill Punishment

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- BP, the oil giant whose exploding well dumped more than 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, has sued the Environ...

BP Sues U.S. Government

AP | Posted 10.13.2013 | Green

HOUSTON -- BP on Monday sued the U.S. government over a decision to bar the oil giant from getting new federal contracts to supply fuel and other serv...

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...

BP Rig Supervisors Challenge Manslaughter Counts

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 07.31.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two BP rig supervisors charged in the deaths of 11 workers in the Deepwater Horizon disaster claim the manslaughter counts in the...

BP Fails To Reach Settlement Before Civil Trial

AP | Posted 04.21.2013 | Green

LONDON (AP) — BP says it has failed to reach a settlement in advance of next week's civil trial on the Deepwater Horizon accident and is ready to de...

Asian American Fishermen Sue BP for Racial Discrimination

Susan Buchanan | Posted 07.03.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Of an estimated 40,000 Vietnamese living in these three Gulf states -- including 30,000 in Louisiana -- one in three works in the seafood industry. Why didn't BP want to hire Asian Americans?

John Rudolf

First Criminal Charges From BP Oil Spill

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 04.24.2012 | Green

Federal officials arrested a former BP engineer on charges of obstruction of justice on Tuesday, in the first criminal charges filed in connection wit...

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...

BP Emails Reveal Company Veiling Spill Rate

AP | By CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 01.28.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS -- On the day the Deepwater Horizon sank, BP officials warned in an internal memo that if the well was not protected by the blow-out preve...

BP Cited For 5 More Alleged Violations Related To Blown-Out Well

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 02.06.2012 | Green

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BP Asks Judge To Toss Montana Lawsuit Over Cleanup

AP | By MATT VOLZ | Posted 12.19.2011 | Green

HELENA, Mont. -- BP lawyers are asking a judge to dismiss a Montana lawsuit that alleges the oil giant took millions of dollars in insurance money and...

John Rudolf

Department Of Justice Investigates BP For Faulty Oil Spill Estimates

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 10.21.2011 | Green

On April 25, 2010, BP assured the Gulf Coast that a disaster wasn't unfolding. Five days earlier, the Deepwater Horizon, a BP-leased rig in the Gul...

U.S. Probing BP For Gas Market Manipulation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

: BP said U.S. regulators were considering filing charges against it related to alleged manipulation of the gas market. "The U.S. Federal Energy Re...

Jason Linkins

Oil Spill Lawsuits: BP Spending Big To Acquire An Army Of Expert Witnesses

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In the latest salvo of BP's War On Everything, the company is deploying its deep pockets in an attempt to buy up every single scientist it can get its...

Lucia Graves

BP Gets Preferential Treatment Compared To Lindsay Lohan, Says Lawyer Suing Oil Giant

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

David Perry, the lawyer suing BP over the safety of its Atlantis deepwater oil drilling platform, says that there is a double standard in the legal sy...

Settlement Reached In Lawsuit Against BP For Burning Sea Turtles Alive

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A federal judge says a settlement has been reached in a lawsuit that accused BP of killing turtles as it burns oil from its blown-...

Lucia Graves

BP's Atlantis: Oil Giant To Be Sued Over Safety Of Another Deepwater Rig

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Watchdog group Food & Water Watch formally gave notice Thursday of its intent to sue BP along with the federal government for violating a slew of safe...

Animal Rights Groups Sue BP For Burning Endangered Sea Turtles Alive

The Daily Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANIMAL welfare groups are suing BP for burning endangered sea turtles and are asking a US court to stop the oil giant's "controlled burns" on the Gulf...

New York Takes On BP

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has hired outside lawyers in an effort to become the lead plaintiff in a federal class-action la...

Lucia Graves

BP Halts Watchdog Lawsuit On Legal Technicality

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A lawsuit filed by watchdog group Food & Water Watch against the U.S. Minerals Management Service alleging that BP's Atlantis oil rig is unsafe has be...

Six Judges Quit Oil Spill Lawsuits Due To Conflicts Of Interest

bloomberg.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Six of 12 active judges in the federal judicial district based in New Orleans have removed themselves from spill-damage cases filed by fishermen, prop...

Kirkland & Ellis, Chicago Law Firm, To Represent BP In Oil Spill Case

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Facing billions of dollars in potential compensation to victims, BP PLC, owner of the ruptured well spewing oil in the Gulf, has turned to Chicago's K...

BP Subcontractor Warned of Safety Violations At Other BP Off-Shore Oil Rigs

Edward F. Blizzard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Edward F. Blizzard

As environmentalists grow increasingly alarmed by the possibility that the massive oil spill in the Gulf could be moved by currents as far south at th...

Texas Sues BP For Pollution Violations Tied To Deaths

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HOUSTON — BP Products North America Inc. is being sued by Texas authorities who accuse the petrochemical giant of 46 pollution violations at its...