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BP Oil Spill

May 3, 2010 - In August, cases related to the BP oil spill were consolidated under U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier in New Orleans. Beasley Allen attorney Rhon Jones, who heads the firms Environmental... Read More


Beasley Allen files class action case over BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico

May 3, 2010 - Beasley Allen has filed a class action lawsuit against British Petroleum ("BP") and several other companies with ties to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The firm seeks to represent... Read More


Gulf oil spill: the lawsuits are piling up

May 3, 2010 - Drill, baby, drill is turning into sue, baby, sue. Class-action lawsuits against operators of the exploded Gulf of Mexico oil rig multiplied Friday as the oil began washing onto... Read More


Gulf oil spill exceeds BP’s ‘worst case scenario’

April 30, 2010 - The massive gush of oil spilling from the site of the rig that exploded last week exceeds the worst-case scenario predicted by oil giant BP when it filed its exploration plan with the... Read More


Federal government halts new oil drilling as Gulf oil spill reaches Louisiana coast

April 30, 2010 - Oil from a massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico was starting to ooze ashore, threatening migrating birds, nesting pelicans, river otters and mink along Louisiana's fragile islands and... Read More


Alabama’s Beasley Allen files oil spill suit

April 30, 2010 - Montgomery law firm Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles PC filed a class action lawsuit against BP for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The law firm filed a complaint against... Read More


Bon Secour Fisheries joins legal battle against BP, other firms over Gulf of Mexico oil spill

April 30, 2010 - MOBILE, Ala. — Bon Secour Fisheries today joined the growing legal battle against BP Plc and the other companies involved with a drilling rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico last... Read More


Size of spill in Gulf of Mexico is larger than thought

April 29, 2010 - Government officials said late Wednesday night that oil might be leaking from a well in the Gulf of Mexico at a rate five times that suggested by initial estimates. Read More


BP CEO says will pay oil spill claims

April 29, 2010 - BP Plc will compensate all those affected by an oil spill from one of its wells in the Gulf of Mexico, its chief executive said, accepting the disaster could hit plans to open new... Read More


Distrust hampers BP effort to enlist fishermen in oil spill flight

April 29, 2010 - Venice, La. -- A BP program aimed at employing... Read More


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