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

BP Oil Spill claims being paid throughout Alabama

June 24, 2013 - BP Oil Spill Settlement Update: Those who own a business anywhere in the state of Alabama may have a claim, regardless of geographic location to the Gulf. Read More

BP announces resolution of criminal and securities claims related to Deepwater Horizon accident, oil spill

November 15, 2012 - BP announces agreement with U.S. government, subject to court approval, to resolve all federal criminal charges and all claims by the SEC against the company stemming from the Deepwater... Read More

Does your business qualify for compensation under BP Oil Spill settlement?

September 27, 2012 - A furniture store qualified for $150k; a veterinarian will receive $80k; a construction company is eligible for $5 million. They aren't what most people think of as a typical business hurt... Read More

BP Oil Spill: Who is eligible for compensation?

September 22, 2012 - Beasley Allen attorney Rhon Jones says any business in Alabama, as well as Louisiana, Mississippi and the west coast of Florida may be eligible for compensation under the terms of the BP... Read More

Judge rules TVA liable for Coal Ash Spill that decimated land, water in Tennessee

August 23, 2012 - U.S. District Judge Thomas Varlan ruled that the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is liable for the failure of its coal ash storage and containment pond, which was breached in December... Read More

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