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Order Approving SCP Second Round Distribution

Order Approving SCP Second Round Distribution

Order Approving Second-Round Distribution [Doc 13678] 11-18-2014

BP employees flood Houston officials with emails related to oil spill suit, newspaper reports

By Jennifer Larino, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune on July 30, 2014 at 11:50 AM Local government officials in the Houston area are being flooded by emails from BP employees as a part of a “strange and unprecedented” campaign to get them to drop a lawsuit filed against companies involved in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico [...]

BP Trial: Day 1 and Day 2 Court Transcripts

http://www.mdl2179trialdocs.com/index.php?page=details&release_id=201302250700001

For these spill victims, legalese is just one language barrier

Crabber Dung Tran, a Vietnamese immigrant, says the Gulf oil spill destroyed 300 of his crab traps and diminished the harvest. By Emily Pickrell December 2, 2012 CHAUVIN, LA. – Even the lawyers and accountants poring through the 1,200-page Gulf oil spill settlement sometimes grumble about deciphering the intentions in its legal language, and Vietnamese [...]

It’s Not Just Money Fears Blocking Access to Legal Help; Lawyer Distrust Is Growing

Posted Dec 1, 2012 2:20 AM CST By Rachel M. Zahorsky The fear of possibly unaffordable legal fees is paralyzing access to legal aid for a growing number of moderate-income Americans, as we reported in “Biloxi Blues” in last month’s ABA Journal. And while would-be clients, courts and lawyers struggle to find cost structures that [...]

Mississippi To Get 335-Million From BP Criminal Settlement

By Jeffrey Hess | Published 16 Nov 2012 06:02pm Hundreds of Millions of new dollars are headed to the Mississippi Gulf coast now that oil company BP has settled its criminal charges with the federal government. But, as MPB’s Jeffrey Hess reports, this settlement is not the end of the financial penalties the company could [...]

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