Practices

Cases Investigated

Beasley Allen is currently investigating the following cases involving property damage as a result of environmental pollution. Our attorneys would like to investigate any claims of loss that may be the result of environmental pollution.

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


US Supreme Court upholds BP Oil Spill Settlement Agreement

December 8, 2014 - With its ruling, the Supreme Court held that BP must stand by its word and honor the multi-billion dollar settlement agreement that the oil giant itself helped draft and then approved in... Read More


Judge rules BP’s reckless conduct and gross negligence were responsible for 2010 Gulf oil spill

September 4, 2014 - Today U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier ruled BP was guilty of reckless conduct and gross negligence in the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the largest oil spill disaster in U.S.... Read More


$27.8 million settlement finalized in TVA coal ash spill

August 5, 2014 - Settlement will compensate victims of massive coal ash spill resulting from failure of TVA containment pond, which decimated surrounding community with 1 billion gallons of toxic sludge. Read More


Aftermath of BP Oil Spill still sending ripples through Gulf Coast environment, economy four years later

April 18, 2014 - The disaster that destroyed BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil platform, killed 11 workers and dumped billions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico happened four years ago, on April 20. 2010. Read More


Appeals court affirms BP Oil Spill Settlement agreement

January 13, 2014 - On Friday, Jan. 10, a panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed federal Judge Carl Barbier’s ruling approving the multi-billion dollar settlement agreement between BP Plc... Read More


BP again aims to discredit oil-spill claims, terms of agreement

July 1, 2013 - BP placed ads in national newspapers ahead of another hearing to determine whether payments being made to oil-spill claimants are inflated and fictitious, as the oil giant alleges they are. Read More


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