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Legal teams for Deepwater Horizon plaintiffs bill for 527,000 hours of work

NEW ORLEANS – Attorneys for the plaintiffs steering committee (PSC) in the multidistrict class-action litigation over the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill have asked the presiding judge to approve $600 million in attorney and common plaintiff benefit fees, saying the reimbursement is warranted given the case's staggering scope and complexity.