Category Archives: Workers Compensation

Compensation in doubt for moratorium-impacted workers

New Orleans City Business The law partner of Ken Feinberg, the Obama administration’s special master for for adjudicating economic loss claims related to the BP oil spill, today said it’s unclear who will oversee a separate $100 million fund to … 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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