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With BP settlement claims winding down, Lafayette lawyer Patrick Juneau turns attention to Takata air bag recall

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Five years and about $11 billion later, Lafayette lawyer Patrick Juneau is nearly finished with administering BP’s oil spill settlement program , which compensated victims of the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history.

But he has already begun working on his next assignment: overseeing the largest recall in U.S. history, the almost $1.3 billion settlement tied to Takata’s faulty air bag inflaters that are prone to rupture and have killed at least 13 people in the U.S.

Juneau, a former president of the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, has mediated high-profile cases, including liability litigation against the manufacturers of the heartburn […]

With BP settlement claims winding down, Lafayette lawyer Patrick Juneau turns attention to Takata air bag recall

NObpsettle012.jpg

Five years and about $11 billion later, Lafayette lawyer Patrick Juneau is nearly finished with administering BP’s oil spill settlement program, which compensated victims of the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. But he has already begun working on his next assignment: overseeing the largest recall in U.S. history, the almost $1.3 billion settlement tied to Takata… ( continue reading )
Five years and about $11 billion later, Lafayette lawyer Patrick Juneau is nearly finished with administering BP’s oil spill settlement program , which compensated victims of the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history.

But he has already begun […]

With BP settlement claims winding down, Lafayette lawyer Patrick Juneau turns attention to Takata air bag recall

NObpsettle012.jpg

Five years and about $11 billion later, Lafayette lawyer Patrick Juneau is nearly finished with administering BP’s oil spill settlement program, which compensated victims of the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. But he has already begun working on his next assignment: overseeing the largest recall in U.S. history, the almost $1.3 billion settlement tied to Takata… ( continue reading )
Five years and about $11 billion later, Lafayette lawyer Patrick Juneau is nearly finished with administering BP’s oil spill settlement program , which compensated victims of the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history.

But he has already begun […]

With BP settlement claims winding down, Lafayette lawyer Patrick Juneau turns attention to Takata air bag recall

NObpsettle012.jpg

Five years and about $11 billion later, Lafayette lawyer Patrick Juneau is nearly finished with administering BP’s oil spill settlement program, which compensated victims of the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. But he has already begun working on his next assignment: overseeing the largest recall in U.S. history, the almost $1.3 billion settlement tied to Takata… ( continue reading )
Five years and about $11 billion later, Lafayette lawyer Patrick Juneau is nearly finished with administering BP’s oil spill settlement program , which compensated victims of the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history.

But he has already begun […]

With BP settlement claims winding down, Lafayette lawyer Patrick Juneau turns attention to Takata air bag recall

NObpsettle012.jpg

Five years and about $11 billion later, Lafayette lawyer Patrick Juneau is nearly finished with administering BP’s oil spill settlement program, which compensated victims of the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. But he has already begun working on his next assignment: overseeing the largest recall in U.S. history, the almost $1.3 billion settlement tied to Takata… ( continue reading )
Five years and about $11 billion later, Lafayette lawyer Patrick Juneau is nearly finished with administering BP’s oil spill settlement program , which compensated victims of the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history.

But he has already begun […]

With BP settlement claims winding down, Lafayette lawyer Patrick Juneau turns attention to Takata air bag recall

NObpsettle012.jpg

Five years and about $11 billion later, Lafayette lawyer Patrick Juneau is nearly finished with administering BP’s oil spill settlement program, which compensated victims of the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. But he has already begun working on his next assignment: overseeing the largest recall in U.S. history, the almost $1.3 billion settlement tied to Takata… ( continue reading )
Five years and about $11 billion later, Lafayette lawyer Patrick Juneau is nearly finished with administering BP’s oil spill settlement program , which compensated victims of the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history.

But he has already begun […]

With BP settlement claims winding down, Lafayette lawyer Patrick Juneau turns attention to Takata air bag recall

NObpsettle012.jpg

Five years and about $11 billion later, Lafayette lawyer Patrick Juneau is nearly finished with administering BP’s oil spill settlement program, which compensated victims of the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. But he has already begun working on his next assignment: overseeing the largest recall in U.S. history, the almost $1.3 billion settlement tied to Takata… ( continue reading )
Five years and about $11 billion later, Lafayette lawyer Patrick Juneau is nearly finished with administering BP’s oil spill settlement program , which compensated victims of the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history.

But he has already begun […]

The BP Oil Spill Settlement and Fund Approach Are Wrong For America!

Tampa, FL (September 16, 2013) – The BP Oil Spill Multidistrict Litigation (“MDL 2179”) officially started on August 10, 2010. The Transfer Order issued on that date by the United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (“JPML”) clearly states: “…. Centralization may also facilitate closer coordination with Kenneth Feinberg’s administration of the BP compensation fund.” From the very beginning, the purpose of MDL 2179 was to replace democratic adversarial litigation with a fund approach to compensating victims of the BP oil spill. The vast majority of BP oil spill victims would never have their day in court. Judicial economy, […]

It’s a Law: Triumph Gulf Coast


09:00 pm Pinellas County Legislative Delegation Meeting (from Clearwater) 12:05 am Governor’s Meeting with Local Officials on Hurricane Irma Response and Recovery (from Marathon, earlier today) 01:00 am Press Availability with Governor Rick Scott (from Marathon, earlier today) 01:05 am Governor’s Meeting with Local Officials on Hurricane Irma Response and Recovery (from Marathon, earlier today) 01:55 am Press Availability with Governor Rick Scott (from Marathon, earlier today) 02:00 am Constitution Revision Commission Rules and Administration Committee 02:50 am Public Service Commission Hearing on Retiring St. Johns River Power Park (from earlier today) 03:10 am Florida Citrus Commission (from September […]

How was the Deepwater Horizon BP Settlement money spent?

In this April 21, 2010 file photo, oil can be seen in the Gulf of Mexico, more than 50 miles southeast of Venice on Louisiana

In this April 21, 2010 file photo, oil can be seen in the Gulf of Mexico, more than 50 miles southeast of Venice on Louisiana’s tip, as a large plume of smoke rises from fires on BP’s Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig.( This story is a part of Ask Alabama , a weekly interaction with our readers, where you ask the questions, you vote to decide which questions we answer, and then we investigate. Ted Ellis from Homewood in Jefferson County asks: " What happened to all the money from the BP settlement? How was it spent? "

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