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Louisiana man sues BP for health problems allegedly caused by oil spill cleanup efforts

John Severance Jun. 22, 2017, 8:54am

A Louisiana man who helped clean up the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is suing BP, alleging that he has suffered from health problems after being exposed to crude oil and chemicals during the cleanup efforts.

Business owner seeks damages from BP for alleged losses from Deepwater Horizon spill

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 19, 2017, 8:55am

NEW ORLEANS – A Terrebonne Parish man is seeking damages from BP from an alleged reduction in economic earnings as a result of the Deepwater Horizon spill.

Belle Chase company owner alleges BP denied or failed to respond to claim for damages

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 19, 2017, 8:45am

NEW ORLEANS – A St. Tammany Parish man has filed a suit against BP over alleged damages incurred as a result of the Deepwater Horizon spill.

Ultra Wireline Services LLC files suit against BP over alleged response to oil spill claim

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 16, 2017, 7:06am

NEW ORLEANS – A Belle Chase company that provided support and services to the oil and gas industry alleges that BP has failed and/or denied its claim for damages.

Appeals court rules against industry-specific methodologies for calculating losses in BP oil spill

Dawn Geske Jun. 14, 2017, 6:40pm

A federal appeals court recently reversed a lower court ruling that approved the use of special methodologies to calculate economic losses in the construction, education, agriculture and professional services industries from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.

Kern Martin Services alleges its claim for Deepwater Horizon damages has not been compensated

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 13, 2017, 8:39am

NEW ORLEANS – An Alabama boat manufacturer is suing BP Exploration & Production Inc. and BP America Production Co. over allegations it lost profits because of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Claimants with unpaid claims from BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill to take cases to court

Nicholas Gueguen Jun. 10, 2017, 8:47am

A federal judge recently decided to allow claimants with unpaid claims stemming from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the six-month federal drilling stoppage after the spill to take their cases to court.

Crystal Seafood ordered to pay back over $1 million in BP oil spill settlement case

Dawn Geske May 24, 2017, 2:26pm

A shrimp company and its owners have been ordered to pay back over $1 million that was awarded to them through the Deepwater Horizon Economic Claims Center (DHECC) as part of the BP settlement for the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that claimed 11 lives.

BP settles oil spill disaster with Plaquemines Parish for $45M

Corinne Lincoln-Pinheiro May 14, 2017, 5:29pm

A coastal Louisiana parish, damaged in the great oil spill, finally reached a settlement with the oil company after seven years.