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Questions of ethics arise as BP class action claims process gets second look

Holland Phillips Nov. 8, 2013, 3:24pm

NEW ORLEANS – As the legal process for determining BP’s depth of liability for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Gulf oil spill continues, claims against the company are racking up for personal injury, environmental injury, and economic injury. 

Fifth Circuit asks Texas high court for clarification in BP oil spill insurance case

Holland Phillips Sep. 12, 2013, 2:38pm

NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has filed a ruling withdrawing a previous opinion on a lawsuit against insurance companies that provided coverage to companies at the center of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and resulting oil spill.