Category: BP Oil Spill

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  • July
    03 2014

    Harris County Attorney Files BP Oil Spill Lawsuit

    This week, Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan filed a BP oil spill lawsuit against ten companies involved in the 2010 oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. The suit claims that the companies named as defendants, including BP, Transocean, Halliburton, and seven others, had advance knowledge of troubles with the Deepwater Horizon oil rig. […]

  • June
    24 2014

    BP Closes Internal Oil Spill Claims Program

    As of this week, oil giant BP has decided to close its internal program related to oil spill claims from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. This startling decision removes a source of potential relief for more than 10,000 affected business operators and homeowners who had chosen not to participate in the company’s disputed settlement agreement […]

  • January
    14 2013

    Update: Federal Judge Approves Deepwater Horizon Medical Settlement

    On Friday January 11, 2013, a federal judge in Louisiana gave his final approval to the Deepwater Horizon Medical Settlement. The settlement is between BP and as many as 100,000 cleanup workers who responded to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. These individuals were exposed to a variety of toxic chemicals during the cleanup and […]

  • October
    26 2012

    BP Caps Equipment Leaking Oil Two Years After Gulf Spill

    According to reports, British Petroleum has capped and plugged the abandoned piece of equipment believed to be the source of a sheen spotted near the site of its massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. BP, the London based oil giant, has stated that workers placed a 750 pound cap over an 86 […]

  • September
    12 2012

    Deepwater Horizon Settlements Payments Slow to Start

    According to a recent article in the Houston Chronicle, thousands of Gulf Coast residents damaged by the 2010 oil spill must decide by November 1, whether to participate in a class action settlement. However, the Chronicle reports that most are not sure what exactly the deal will offer. According to the Deepwater Horizon Claims Center, […]