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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Feinberg Improper Increase of Burden of Proof

Feinberg Improper Increase of Burden of Proof BP Says $20 Billion Feinberg Fund `Exceeds’ Law Requiring Spill Payments BP Plc’s $20 billion oil-spill damages fund, run by Kenneth Feinberg, “far exceeds” the company’s legal obligations to compensate victims of the … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Big Surprise Gulf Spill Compensation Fund is Not Independent

Big Surprise, Gulf Spill Compensation Fund is Not Independent BP’s Gulf spill compensation fund is not independent, rules Louisiana court • Fund and administrator ‘not completely neutral or independent’ • Compensated victims could now reopen cases, warns lawyer by Tim … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Gulf Coast Claims Facility Bias

Gulf Coast Claims Facility Bias Feinberg’s Independence From BP Questioned By SABRINA CANFIELD  NEW ORLEANS (CN) – A legal expert says aspects of BP’s oil spill compensation fund made through its Gulf Coast Claims Center “do not comport with the … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Feinberg BP Lawyer?

Feinberg BP Lawyer? Plaintiff lawyers claim Feinberg is agent for defense in BP MDL By Alejandro de los Rios Plaintiff lawyers in the multi-district litigation (MDL) involving the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill have filed a motion urging U.S. … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Judge Carl Barbier Eyes June 2011 For First Oil Spill Trial

NEW ORLEANS The first federal trial for damage claims by businesses and individuals complaining of financial losses from the Gulf Coast oil spill could be held next summer, a judge said Friday. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier, who presides over … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Judge Carl Barbier finalizes Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee

Steering Committee Members Selected for Gulf Coast Oil Spill Suits The Am Law Daily Posted by Brian Baxter A U.S. district court judge in New Orleans has picked 15 lawyers to lead a plaintiffs’ steering committee in multi-district oil spill … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Plaintiffs’ Lawyers

Lawyers compete for big payoff, control in BP case MIAMI (AP) — More than 100 lawyers are battling for the biggest chunks of what is likely to be a multibillion-dollar settlement for Gulf of Mexico oil spill victims, jockeying for … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog U.S. District Court Judge Carl Barbier Sets Date

Federal judge sets date for trial to split blame for Gulf of Mexico oil spill At the packed opening hearing of the massive litigation over the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster Thursday, U.S. District Court Judge Carl Barbier scheduled a … Continue reading

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