Alejandro de los Rios Nov. 17, 2011, 3:49am
Barbier U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier has ruled that the states of Louisiana and Alabama can seek punitive damages against BP and its partners in connection with the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oilrig explosion and subsequent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Alejandro de los Rios Oct. 28, 2011, 6:12am
Ervin-Knott New Orleans attorney Nakisha Ervin-Knott will compete in a runoff against attorney Clare Jupiter for the Orleans Parish Civil District Court Division E bench, despite a recent ruling that Ervin-Knott's campaign violated the judicial code of conduct.
Alejandro de los Rios Oct. 28, 2011, 5:54am
Barbier BP has announced that Anadarko, one of its partners in the failed Macondo oil well that led to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, has agreed to pay $4 billion into the Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF) to settle the claims between the two companies.