Matching Policy Issued for BP Business Claims

This past Thursday, the Settlement Administrator issued a policy to implement the revenue and expense “matching” requirement that the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals found was lacking in the implementation of the settlement formula.  The policy is 88 pages long and adds a [more]

In New Orleans courts, the Legal Gusher BP Cannot Contain

After a blowout at its Macondo exploration well killed 11 workers, set fire to the Deepwater Horizon oil rig and triggered a massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a contrite BP vowed to “make things right” and set aside $42.5 billion to do so. But nearly four years later, BP knows just how hard things can get in the Big [more]

BP Gets Slick in Trying to Undermine Gulf Oil Spill Settlement

It would be perfectly proper for BP, the giant British oil company, to feel a sense of corporate remorse. After all, the firm was responsible for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and well blowout that took 11 lives and created "immense environmental damage" in and around the gulf. (Those words were uttered [more]

Administering BP Claims Settlement is Tough Work but Worth It, Lawyer Says

Patrick Juneau was leaving church in Lafayette recently when a woman approached him. “She told me that she was saying the rosary for me,” said Juneau, who oversees BP’s multibillion-dollar settlement to resolve hundreds of thousands of claims for losses tied to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. “I said, ‘Say three more.’ ” Over the past 19 months, Juneau has approved [more]

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