Category Archives: BP Settlement

Law firms ask court to force Plaquemines to pay its share of $45 million BP settlement

A New Orleans law firm that represented Plaquemines Parish in its $45 million Deepwater Horizon oil spill damages settlement with BP has gone to federal court to demand its share of the settlement, which it says is $6.4 million. Plaquemines Parish officials responded with a request that the demand be transferred to a state court in the parish, but on Monday asked the federal judge … ( continue reading )
A New Orleans law firm that represented Plaquemines Parish in its $45 million Deepwater Horizon oil spill damages settlement with BP has gone to federal court to demand […]

Law firms ask court to force Plaquemines to pay its share of $45 million BP settlement

A New Orleans law firm that represented Plaquemines Parish in its $45 million Deepwater Horizon oil spill damages settlement with BP has gone to federal court to demand its share of the settlement, which it says is $6.4 million. Plaquemines Parish officials responded with a request that the demand be transferred to a state court in the parish, but on Monday asked the federal judge … ( continue reading )
A New Orleans law firm that represented Plaquemines Parish in its $45 million Deepwater Horizon oil spill damages settlement with BP has gone to federal court to demand […]

Law firms ask court to force Plaquemines to pay its share of $45 million BP settlement

A New Orleans law firm that represented Plaquemines Parish in its $45 million Deepwater Horizon oil spill damages settlement with BP has gone to federal court to demand its share of the settlement, which it says is $6.4 million. Plaquemines Parish officials responded with a request that the demand be transferred to a state court in the parish, but on Monday asked the federal judge … ( continue reading )
A New Orleans law firm that represented Plaquemines Parish in its $45 million Deepwater Horizon oil spill damages settlement with BP has gone to federal court to demand […]

Law firms ask court to force Plaquemines to pay its share of $45 million BP settlement

Plaquemines, BP settle for $45 million in 2010 oil spill

A New Orleans law firm that represented Plaquemines Parish in its $45 million Deepwater Horizon oil spill damages settlement with BP has gone to federal court to demand its share of the settlement, which it says is $6.4 million. Plaquemines Parish officials responded with a request that the demand be transferred to a state court in the parish, but on Monday asked the federal judge … ( continue reading )
A New Orleans law firm that represented Plaquemines Parish in its $45 million Deepwater Horizon oil spill damages settlement with BP has gone to federal court to demand […]

Law firms ask court to force Plaquemines to pay its share of $45 million BP settlement

Plaquemines, BP settle for $45 million in 2010 oil spill

A New Orleans law firm that represented Plaquemines Parish in its $45 million Deepwater Horizon oil spill damages settlement with BP has gone to federal court to demand its share of the settlement, which it says is $6.4 million. Plaquemines Parish officials responded with a request that the demand be transferred to a state court in the parish, but on Monday asked the federal judge … ( continue reading )
A New Orleans law firm that represented Plaquemines Parish in its $45 million Deepwater Horizon oil spill damages settlement with BP has gone to federal court to demand […]

Law firms ask court to force Plaquemines to pay its share of $45 million BP settlement

A New Orleans law firm that represented Plaquemines Parish in its $45 million Deepwater Horizon oil spill damages settlement with BP has gone to federal court to demand its share of the settlement, which it says is $6.4 million. Plaquemines Parish officials responded with a request that the demand be transferred to a state court in the parish, but on Monday asked the federal judge … ( continue reading )
A New Orleans law firm that represented Plaquemines Parish in its $45 million Deepwater Horizon oil spill damages settlement with BP has gone to federal court to demand […]

Law firms ask court to force Plaquemines to pay its share of $45 million BP settlement


A New Orleans law firm that represented Plaquemines Parish in its $45 million Deepwater Horizon oil spill damages settlement with BP has gone to federal court to demand its share of the settlement, which it says is $6.4 million. Plaquemines Parish officials responded with a request that the demand be transferred to a state court in the parish, but on Monday asked the federal judge … ( continue reading )
A New Orleans law firm that represented Plaquemines Parish in its $45 million Deepwater Horizon oil spill damages settlement with BP has gone to federal court to demand […]

Law firms ask court to force Plaquemines to pay its share of $45 million BP settlement


A New Orleans law firm that represented Plaquemines Parish in its $45 million Deepwater Horizon oil spill damages settlement with BP has gone to federal court to demand its share of the settlement, which it says is $6.4 million. Plaquemines Parish officials responded with a request that the demand be transferred to a state court in the parish, but on Monday asked the federal judge … ( continue reading )
A New Orleans law firm that represented Plaquemines Parish in its $45 million Deepwater Horizon oil spill damages settlement with BP has gone to federal court to demand […]

Law firm asks court to force Plaquemines to pay its share of $45 million BP settlement

Plaquemines, BP settle for $45 million in 2010 oil spill

A New Orleans law firm that represented Plaquemines Parish in its $45 million Deepwater Horizon oil spill damages settlement with BP has gone to federal court to demand its share of the settlement, which it says is $6.4 million. Plaquemines Parish officials responded with a request that the demand be transferred to a state court in the parish, but on Monday asked the federal judge to delay a hearing on the case indefinitely as both sides discuss a settlement.

The Plaquemines Parish Council unanimously voted in April 2011 to hire the New Orleans law firm of Martzell & Bickford and […]

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 […]