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Halliburton and Transocean BP Oil Spill Settlements

Halliburton and Transocean will settle claims for damages arising from their roles in the 2010 BP oil spill. Two new settlements were recently announced totaling close to $1.24 billion. The 2010 BP Oil Spill Disaster The 2010 BP oil spill disaster killed 11 men, injured many more, and released 172 million gallons of petroleum into the Gulf of Mexico. As …

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BP Oil Spill Justice

Deepwater Horizon Payouts Will Continue as Necessary

BP has been hit with a considerable number of lawsuits over the last few weeks, and there are more to come. Rewind to 2010 when the foreign oil giant was ordered to pay a $20 billion judgment. This money was slated for cleanup in the Gulf, but BP’s financial obligations are far from over. BP is Still in the Cross …

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BP Oil Spill Justice

When Federal Judges Make Friends with Big Oil

A federal judge on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals believes BP has been victimized by being forced to pay for damages caused by their 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Judge Edith Clement sits on the board of the Foundation for Research into Economics and the Environment (FREE), an anti-regulation think tank funded by the petrochemical industry. …

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Bayer GM Rice Litigation

Rice Farmers Receive Bayer Crop Science Payment More than 2,500 Hare Wynn rice farmer-clients will soon receive payments as a result of a historic $750 million settlement in a lawsuit against Bayer Cropscience. The lawsuits that prompted the eventual settlement were filed as a result of the corruption of farmers’ crops by a genetically engineered strain of rice produced by …

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Leland Bowman Lock Litigation

Roughly 45 Acadiana farmers are filing a lawsuit against a barge company for damaging the Leland Bowman locks in the Mermentau Basin. They are claiming that the damaged locks are letting too much saltwater into their farmland and hurting agriculture.

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