BP Oil Spill Lawsuit Settlement Nets Southern $100K

BP Oil Spill Lawsuit Settlement Nets Southern $100KBy: Richard Thompson - The New Orleans AdvocateCiting lost revenue, property damage, and civil and punitive damages, the University of Louisiana and Southern University systems claimed total damages from the spill of $274 million.[[MORE]]In the end, the Southern system received $100,000 while the University of Louisiana system received $400,000. Of that combined figure, $125,000 will go to attorneys who handled the claims on contingency, in exchange for a 25 percent cut of the settlement, school officials said.Read the full story - University of Louisiana, Southern University systems settle for tiny fraction of their claims against BP from 2010 oil spill

 

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BP Oil Spill Lawsuit Settlement Nets Southern $100KBy: Richard Thompson – The New Orleans AdvocateCiting lost revenue, property damage, and civil and punitive damages, the University of Louisiana and Southern University systems claimed total damages from the spill of $274 million.[[MORE]]In the end, the Southern system received $100,000 while the University of Louisiana system received $400,000. Of that combined figure, $125,000 will go to attorneys who handled the claims on contingency, in exchange for a 25 percent cut of the settlement, school officials said.Read the full story – University of Louisiana, Southern University systems settle for tiny fraction of […]