BP in Court To Reclaim Settlement Overpayments

Deepwater Horizons Oil Rig Explosion. Photo: en.wikipedia.org

Deepwater Horizons Oil Rig Explosion. Photo: en.wikipedia.org The shameful actions of petroleum giant BP just continue.

After an explosion on their Deepwater Horizon oil rig, off the coast of Louisiana, killed 11 people and destroyed the businesses of millions of people BP is back in the courts; this time as the plaintiff.

Under the terms of their settlement BP agreed that proof of direct harm was not necessary to lodge an appeal for compensation. This meant that businesses adversely affected in a secondary way, as a consequence of those directly harmed from the oil spill, were also entitled to payouts. BP […]