Category Archives: Lawsuits

BP Settlement Sells Out Victims – Buries Evidence of Oil Company’s Willful Negligence

By Greg Palast at Mudflats [Following the Deepwater Horizon explosion, Greg Palast led a four-continent investigation of BP PLC for Britain’s television series Dispatches. From 1989-91, Palast directed the investigation of fraud charges in the Exxon Valdez grounding for Alaska … Continue reading

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Feinberg sells compensation fund to spill victims

Feinberg, who is being paid by BP, declined to provide his salary. “That’s something between me and BP,” he said. By FREDERIC J. FROMMER, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON – The administrator of a $20 billion Gulf oil spill compensation fund … Continue reading

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Parsing BP’s $20B Compensation Fund

From the WSJ Law Blog BP, as we previously noted, agreed to set aside $20 billion dollars to compensate oil-spill victims. It’s a staggering amount made all the more so by the fact that the compensation fund doesn’t preclude states … Continue reading

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BP Oil Spill Disaster Clean Up May Create Worker Injuries and Workers’ Compensation Claims

Posted by Keith Lee at Emerging Issues Law Community On April 20, 2010, Transocean’s Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded, leading to 1.3 million gallons of crude oil leaking into the Gulf of Mexico per day. By comparison, the Exxon/Valdez spill, … Continue reading

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