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Final approval granted for $20 billion BP settlement for states affected by Gulf oil spill

April 4, 2016 - U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier granted final approval to $20-billion settlement for states impacted by 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in Gulf of Mexico. Read More


Is BP holding to the oil spill agreement? Beasley Allen principal Parker Miller explains

March 29, 2016 - Thousands of businesses and individuals were adversely impacted when the Deepwater Horizon oil platform operated by BP exploded and sank in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010. Read More


Beasley Allen helps State of Alabama recover $20 million from Transocean for Deepwater Horizon oil spill claims

October 22, 2015 - Governor Robert Bentley announced the State of Alabama settled its claims against Transocean for damages caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. For this... Read More


Government entities in Gulf Coast region receive BP settlement funds

July 28, 2015 - Government entities throughout the Gulf Coast region will receive funds as a result of BP’s $18.7 billion settlement to resolve economic and natural resource damages resulting from 2010... Read More


Beasley Allen attorneys Jere Beasley and Parker Miller discuss BP settlement on Alabama Live

July 7, 2015 - Beasley Allen lawyers Jere Beasley and Parker Miller talked to Tonya Terry on Alabama Live to discuss the settlement. Upon final approval by the judge in this case, the settlement will... Read More


State of Alabama announces $2 billion agreement in principle to settle BP oil spill litigation

July 2, 2015 - The agreement in principle to resolve all claims against BP means more than $2 billion dollars is expected for Alabama to address economic losses and natural resource damages resulting... Read More


U.S. Supreme Court rejects BP, Andarko’s final appeal; companies are liable for civil penalties in oil spill case

June 29, 2015 - The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear appeals from BP and Anadarko Petroleum Corp., who challenged a lower court’s decision that kept them liable for civil penalties under the... Read More


Supreme Court ruling in BP oil spill litigation explained by Beasley Allen’s John Tomlinson on WSFA

December 18, 2014 - On Dec. 8, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear petitions from BP seeking to overturn its multibillion dollar settlement for claims resulting from its 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of... Read More


Supreme Court’s BP ruling discussed by Beasley Allen principal Rhon Jones on CBS 8 “TalkBack”

December 18, 2014 - CBS 8’s “TalkBack” program welcomes Beasley Allen principal Rhon Jones to discuss the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling denying BP’s petitions to appeal the previously agreed upon... Read More


BP’s appeal overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court, Beasley Allen founder Jere Beasley speaks to WSFA

December 18, 2014 - The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled the BP oil spill class settlement is final, ending BP’s attempts to overturn the agreement that the oil giant itself helped draft and approved. Read More


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