Oil spill effects.

New Release Regarding the Deepwater Horizon Aftermath

Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara released a study last month discussing the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon explosion thus far. Analyzing Oil Spill Effects in the Gulf of Mexico Did you know that many Deepwater Horizon claims remain unresolved? Did you know that the Deepwater Horizon explosion contaminated over 1,000 miles of seafloor with 160 million gallons …

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Southwest Louisiana Rice Farmers and Crawfish Farmers BP Oil Spill Settlements

The 2010 BP oil spill has affected many rice and crawfish farmers working in the southwestern part of Louisiana, and this has been far less acknowledged than it should have been. Nearly 400,000 claims were filed in the BP oil spill settlement, and thousands still remain unresolved. Getting Your Deserved Settlement At Jason J. Joy & Associates, P.L.L.C., our knowledgeable …

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Gulf Coast climate research.

Gulf Research Program Creator Dies

Ralph J. Cicerone, National Academy of Sciences (NAS) president, world-renowned authority on atmospheric chemistry and climate change, and NAS Gulf Research Program founder has passed away on November 5, 2016 at the age of 73. Throughout Cicerone’s tenure as the NAS president, he remained an advocate and practitioner of independent scientific advice for the purpose of informing government and public …

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BP Oil Spill on Gulf Coast.

Getting Answers About the Deepwater Horizon

For those not aware, there is a new book out titled BP Blowout discussing the causes and legacy of the Deepwater Horizon explosion, as well as a blockbuster film titled Deepwater Horizon that’s currently in theaters. Neither this most recent movie nor the book itself were able to fully disclose at length all that happened on that dreadful day. Peter …

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Deepwater Horizon explosion.

Deepwater Horizon Survivors React to ‘Deepwater Horizon’ Film

Some of those directly involved in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion gave mixed reviews to the Deepwater Horizon film out in theaters now regarding the accuracy of the film’s portrayal of the event. Deepwater Horizon Critics versus Oil Spill Victims Critics of the film, including BP itself, claim that Deepwater Horizon falsely exaggerates what happened on the day of the …

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Deepwater Horizon story

Fighting to Retell the Deepwater Horizon Story

The 2010 BP explosion triggered a catastrophe and resulted in great human heroism. The events that ensued were a natural fit for Hollywood, but, also naturally, much corporate conflict ensued. Deepwater Horizon is a gripping retelling of the real-life Deepwater Horizon disaster. Taking on the 2010 BP Oil Spill “As we were making a movie about the spill, we were …

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Deepwater Horizon Louisiana struggle.

Deepwater Horizon Movie Director Went Through Many Obstacles

Deepwater Horizon is a movie based on the real-life events that happened right before, during, and after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion, which happened to be the biggest oil spill in American history. Director Peter Berg evidently went through some struggles with making the movie that were coming directly from BP. The movie goes on to not only chronicle exactly …

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BP oil spill damage.

Deepwater Horizon May Have Caused Permanent Damage

The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill spread approximately 134 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Oil spilled into the gulf for nearly three months until the well was finally capped. The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill caused so much damage that scientists are still (over six years later) spending tremendous amounts of time investigating the gargantuan and …

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Deepwater Horizon spill result.

Deepwater Horizon and Lessons in BP’s Poor Leadership

BP’s Failure at Crisis Communications Did you know that BP provided a syllabus on how to deal with a business crisis? BP clearly did not follow their own syllabus. Respected crisis communications consultant George Merlis wrote that the Fifth Commandment of Communications is “Thou shalt not lie, evade, speculate nor cop an attitude.” Unfortunately for BP shareholders, the company’s executives …

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Winning Mass Tort Litigation Cases

The number of mass tort litigation filings, specifically major mass tort litigation filings, has decreased over the past several years. There are a few cases that may help explain why this is happening. Product Liability Suits Involving Medical Devices In 2008, Riegel v. Medtronics, Inc. barred product liability suits involving medical devices if they had received full FDA review. Many …

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