Oil Spill

Business of Law

Litigation success brings layoffs for 17 attorneys at law firm representing Halliburton

Trials & Litigation

Judge scolds BP for squeezing extra lines into brief

Environmental Law

BP grossly negligent in Gulf oil spill, federal judge rules; company could face $18B in penalties

Oil Spill

Halliburton to pay $1.1B to resolve oil spill suits

Criminal Justice

Elevator conversation results in new trial for BP engineer convicted in Deepwater Horizon case

Oil Spill

BP oil-spill settlement is upheld by 5th Circuit

Business of Law

Plaintiff ‘titan’ files civil racketeering class action against rival PI lawyer in BP oil spill case

Oil Spill

BP accuses lawyer of representing phantom clients in oil spill

Oil Spill

In a victory for BP, 5th Circuit tells judge to re-evaluate oil-spill payout formula

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How many barrels of oil were spilled in BP’s Gulf well? Judge must decide

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Judge nixes attorney fees for lawyer in oil spill case, says client’s signature on doc was forged

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With billions at issue, trial begins to apportion fault for oil spill among BP, its subcontractors

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Judge approves Transocean’s guilty plea in Gulf oil spill

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Judge OKs BP plea deal despite objections; pollution case looms

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Transocean to Pay $1.4B to Resolve DOJ Criminal Probe, Other Federal Claims re Gulf Oil Spill

@Law Scribbler

It’s Not Just Money Fears Blocking Access to Legal Help; Lawyer Distrust Is Growing

Oil Spill

Misinterpreted Pressure Readings Cited in Manslaughter Indictment Against Two BP Supervisors

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BP Says It Will Pay $4.5B to Resolve Federal Criminal and Securities Allegations

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BP Said to Be Near Federal Plea Deal with Record Criminal Penalty

Features

Biloxi Blues: Legal-Cost Fears Have Victims of the Oil Spill Sliding out of the Middle Class