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BP trial day one: Ala. AG contends oil company was ‘blinded by their bottom line’

Jessica M. Karmasek Feb. 26, 2013, 9:50am

NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) — Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange says it is oil giant BP’s greed that has “devastated” the Gulf Coast states.

Ala. AG wants trial date set in Gulf Coast states' suit against BP

Jessica M. Karmasek Apr. 23, 2012, 12:49pm


Barbier says no to separating state, federal government claims from private BP suits

Steve Korris Feb. 1, 2011, 8:51am

Barbier U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier rejected pleas from the federal government and 15 states to separate their suits over the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill from private civil suits.

New Ala. AG fires private firms handling BP case

Jessica M. Karmasek Jan. 27, 2011, 8:54am

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) - Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange has fired the two plaintiffs' firms handling the state's lawsuit against oil giant BP and has named himself lead counsel, according to reports.

Gulf Coast AGs warn oil spill claimants

Jessica M. Karmasek Dec. 22, 2010, 3:22am

Alabama Attorney General Troy King

Editorial calls King's oil spill suit a 'risky legal move'

Jessica M. Karmasek Aug. 19, 2010, 1:13pm

King BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Legal Newsline) - Alabama Attorney General Troy King's lawsuit against oil giant BP could hurt the state, according to an editorial published in one of the state's newspapers Monday.

Gulf State AGs meet to talk strategy over BP oil spill

Chris Rizo May 5, 2010, 8:23am

Abbott AUSTIN(Legal Newsline)-A group of five state attorneys general, including Texas AG Greg Abbott, have formed the bipartisan Gulf States Coalition to coordinate their legal efforts to the increasing oil spill spreading off their coastlines.