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Appeals court upholds claimant's $2 million award from BP

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 8, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled that an award of $2 million by BP to a claimant involving Deepwater Horizon litigation was proper.

Court denies NFL team's request over Deepwater Horizon claim

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 8, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers sought to have the courtroom sealed for a hearing involving damages from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, which the court denied.

Lower court is directed to adjust award in trademark infringement case

By Charmaine Little | Mar 29, 2019

The U.S. Court of Appeals in the 5th Circuit has directed the U.S Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana to determine the amount of fees a nonprofit watchdog group should receive in its trademark infringement case against a similar organization.

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