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In BP Oil Spill Suit, Plaintiffs' Attorneys Turn on Each Other

Wed, 2014-01-08 15:05
Just when you thought the BP oil spill litigation couldn’t get any weirder or more vicious, two titans of the plaintiffs’ bar have gone to war—against each other. It’s Godzilla versus King Kong, as Danny Becnel of Louisiana sues Mikal Watts of Texas.

Fishermen sue Texas lawyer in BP claims dispute

Wed, 2014-01-08 07:52
A group of Vietnamese fishermen sued a Texas lawyer on Tuesday over allegations that he falsely claimed to represent thousands of deckhands to secure a lucrative appointment on a committee of attorneys ...

Fishermen sue Texas lawyer in BP claims dispute

Wed, 2014-01-08 07:52
A group of Vietnamese fishermen sued a Texas lawyer on Tuesday over allegations that he falsely claimed to represent thousands of deckhands to secure a lucrative appointment on a committee of attorneys ...

BP Oil Spill Beach Report: Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Wed, 2014-01-08 06:52
The following is a summary of the daily beach oiling report issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). We will endeavour to publish this summary each day the FDEP issues such a report. While the media and public believe that the effects of BP’s Deepwater Horizon Blowout and Oil Spill have been largely eradicated, [...]

Hotel/convention project at Gulf State Park is a perfect use of NRDA oil spill money (Opinion from Bob Higgins)

Wed, 2014-01-08 06:49
This aerial photograph of Gulf State Park Resort shows what the property looked like in February of 2004. Nine years later, a hotel and conference center is planned for the site, and NRDA oil spill fines may help pay for...

Vietnamese-American fishermen file lawsuit in BP oil spill claims process

Tue, 2014-01-07 17:44
David Hammer / Eyewitness News Email: dhammer@wwltv.com | Twitter: @davidhammerWWL NEW ORLEANS -- A group of Vietnamese-American fishermen and business owners filed a lawsuit in federal court Tuesday against a Texas lawyer already accused of “brazen fraud” in the BP oil spill claims process. The civil complaint, filed by Tam Le and 14 others against attorney Mikal Watts and his law partners ...

Fishermen sue Texas lawyer in BP claims dispute

Tue, 2014-01-07 16:39
A group of fishermen sue a Texas lawyer over claims he misappropriated the identities of deckhands to secure a lucrative appointment to a committee of attorneys for victims of BP's oil spill.

Fishermen sue Texas lawyer in BP claims dispute

Tue, 2014-01-07 15:24
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A group of Vietnamese fishermen has sued a Texas lawyer over claims he misappropriated the identities of thousands of deckhands to secure a lucrative appointment to a committee of attorneys for victims of BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill. A class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court alleges that San Antonio-based lawyer Mikal Watts failed to file claims for at least 98 ...

BP, claiming fraud, wants to stop oil-spill payments

Tue, 2014-01-07 11:29
The Deepwater Horizon settlement agreement is in turmoil, with BP attempting to stop the payments and saying money shouldn’t have gone to an adult escort service, a global nuclear consultant… Click to Continue »

BP Oil Spill Beach Report: January 6, 2014

Tue, 2014-01-07 09:38
The following is a summary of the daily beach oiling report issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). We will endeavour to publish this summary each day the FDEP issues such a report. While the media and public believe that the effects of BP’s Deepwater Horizon Blowout and Oil Spill have been largely eradicated, [...]

Vendors call for compensation

Sun, 2014-01-05 05:28
Bhaji, a fisherman at King’s Wharf San Fernando, says since the oil spill there has been a fish shortage. PHOTO: KRISTIAN DE SILVA

Louisiana AG: Judge ignoring state's BP claims

Sat, 2014-01-04 14:05
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell has accused a federal judge of ignoring the state's claims over BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill and asked an appeals court to intervene.

Fisherfolk call for Carmona to intervene

Sat, 2014-01-04 03:29
La Brea resident Kurlon Pierre undergoes an ECG at the Brighton Sports Club, La Brea, yesterday. Pierre decided to go for a check-up after feeling unwell due to the effects of the oil spill in the community.

Louisiana AG: Judge is ignoring state's BP claims - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

Fri, 2014-01-03 19:40
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell has accused a federal judge of ignoring the state's claims over BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill and asked an appeals court to intervene.

Louisiana attorney general accuses federal judge of ignoring state's claims over BP oil spill

Fri, 2014-01-03 19:24
NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell has accused a federal judge of ignoring the state's claims over BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill and asked an appeals court to intervene. In a court filing this week, Caldwell's office asked the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to transfer its spill-related claims from U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier to a different judge in the Eastern ...

Louisiana AG: Judge is ignoring state's BP claims

Fri, 2014-01-03 19:24
Louisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell has accused a federal judge of ignoring the state's claims over BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill and asked an appeals court to intervene. In a court ...

Louisiana AG: Judge is ignoring state's BP claims

Fri, 2014-01-03 19:24
Louisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell has accused a federal judge of ignoring the state's claims over BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill and asked an appeals court to intervene. In a court ...

La. attorney general accuses federal judge of ignoring state's claims over BP oil spill

Fri, 2014-01-03 19:19
NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell has accused a federal judge of ignoring the state's claims over BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill and asked an appeals court to intervene.

Louisiana AG: Judge Is Ignoring State's BP Claims

Fri, 2014-01-03 19:17
Louisiana attorney general accuses federal judge of ignoring state's claims over BP oil spill        

Louisiana AG: Judge Is Ignoring State's BP Claims

Fri, 2014-01-03 19:14
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