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Lawyers for a former BP engineer convicted of trying to obstruct an investigation of the company’s 2010 Gulf oil spill plan to seek the disqualification of the federal judge who presided over the trial last month.
BP argues that a divided three-judge panel from the 5th Circuit erred earlier this month.
A former Halliburton manager has been sentenced to one year of probation for destroying evidence after BP’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
BP Plc should keep paying more than $2.3 billion to seafood-industry interests as part of a settlement of claims over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill while a fraud probe tied to the accord is pending, plaintiffs’ attorneys said.
Their lawyers say there is no evidence supporting a former FBI director’s contention that the attorneys acted improperly
The Louisiana Attorney General’s Office accused U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier of ignoring the state’s spill-related claims.
A federal appeals court has upheld a judge’s approval of a multibillion-dollar settlement between BP PLC and lawyers for Gulf Coast businesses and residents who claim the company’s 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill cost them money.
Kurt Mix’s attorneys have said they interviewed some jurors after the verdict and found evidence of juror misconduct.
Former FBI director Louis Freeh recommended that a judge rescind the award and order any lawyer who profited from the settlement to pay restitution.