November 2011

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Transocean Can’t Sue USA for Oil Spill

By SABRINA CANFIELD NEW ORLEANS (CN) – U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier ruled Friday that Transocean cannot sue the U.S. government for fault in the Deepwater Horizon blowout, as Uncle Sam has sovereign immunity. During a status conference before the oral arguments, BP attorney Andrew Langan said the Department of Justice supports a continuing Gulf [...]

Trial looms for liability case in Gulf oil spill

Trial looms for liability case in Gulf oil spill

By Rick Jervis, USA TODAY NEW ORLEANS – Each day, a team of 70 lawyers gathers in a New Orleans office suite to pore over a mountain of documents, study depositions and formulate argument. The attorneys, representing condominium owners, oyster fishermen, hoteliers, beach towns and others who claim to have been hurt by last year’s [...]

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