Dr. Guidotti, Toxicologist: Gulf Oil Spill Was an ‘Occupational Catastrophe’

By Dylan McGuire

The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico last spring and summer was not only catastrophic to the environment of the region, […]

Feinberg Rozen Partner Speaking at HB Oil Law Conference, HB Announces

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MIAMI – October 29, 2010 – Michael K. Rozen of Feinberg Rozen – the team assigned to oversee the administration of the […]

BP Will Not Rely on OPA’s Liability Cap

NEW ORLEANS Attorneys for BP raised some eyebrows during Friday’s MDL hearing when they said they would need to confirm with their client whether BP would rely on the Oil Pollution Liability Act’s $75MM liability cap. But the defense attorneys have made it clear in yesterday’s filing with the court.

BP’s Reliance on OPA Cap Up in Air

BP’s Attorneys ‘Checking with the Client’
NEW ORLEANS – Plaintiff attorneys have been assuming that BP would not cite the $75MM OPA liability cap […]

Oil Spill MDL Judge Issues Protocol for Evidence Gathering

The following story was taken from the latest issue of HB’s Oil Litigation & Insurance Coverage Report.

NEW ORLEANS — Since consolidation last month […]

Faulk of Gardere Wynne Sewell on Limits of Liability in Context of Oil Spill

Richard Faulk of Gardere Wynne Sewell spoke during HB Litigation Conference’s “Oil in the Gulf: Litigation & Insurance Coverage” conference held June 24-25, 2010 […]

Brent Coon on BP Texas City Case

Plaintiff attorney Brent Coon spoke during HB Litigation Conference’s “Oil in the Gulf: Litigation & Insurance Coverage” conference held June 24-25, 2010 in Atlanta. […]

BREAKING NEWS: New Orleans Gets Oil Spill MDL

MDL Panel Transfers 77 Suits to Judge Barbier
New Orleans as been selected as the site of the oil spill litigation, according to an order […]

Summy of Baron & Budd on Oil Spill MDL

Scott Summy of Baron & Budd spoke during HB Litigation Conference’s “Oil in the Gulf: Litigation & Insurance Coverage” conference held June 24-25, 2010 […]

Professor Hester on ‘Damages’ in Context of Oil Spill

Professor Tracy Hester of the University of Houston Law Center spoke during HB Litigation Conference’s “Oil in the Gulf: Litigation & Insurance Coverage” conference […]

Kilpatrick of Greenfield Advisors on Bank Losses from Oil Spill

John Kilpatrick, Ph.D., of Greenfield Advisors spoke during HB Litigation Conference’s “Oil in the Gulf: Litigation & Insurance Coverage” conference held June 24-25, 2010 […]

Chip Merlin on Business Interruption from Oil Spill

Chip Merlin, president of Merlin Law Group spoke during HB Litigation Conference’s “Oil in the Gulf: Litigation & Insurance Coverage” conference held June 24-25, […]

Raffa on Lost Profits from Oil Spill

Economist Frederick A. Raffa, Ph.D, of Raffa Consulting Economists spoke during HB Litigation Conference’s “Oil in the Gulf: Litigation & Insurance Coverage” conference held […]

Oil Spill Litigation News: EPA on BP Dispersants, New Suits & More

Here are brief takes on just some of the stories we’re working on for HB’s Oil Spill Litigation & Insurance Report.  Our subscribers […]

Feinberg Rozen LLP Partner to Speak on $20B Oil Escrow Fund at HB’s Oil in the Gulf Conference

We are pleased to announce that Michael K. Rozen of Feinberg Rozen LLP has joined the already outstanding faculty of HB’s Oil in the […]

VIDEO: Selena Linde of Dickstein Shapiro on Oil Spill Insurance Coverage

Policyholder attorney speaks with HB as she prepares for two HB events!
What types of insurance claims might we see from the oil spill? […]

VIDEO SERIES: Cozen O’Connor’s Chris Kende Talks to HB on Deepwater Horizon

Kende Talks to HB’s Vivi Gorman about OPA, Oil Litigation, Insurance Coverage & Key Maritime Precedent
Following the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989, Congress […]

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Joins Faculty of HB’s Oil Spill Litigation & Coverage Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PHILADELPHIA – May 14, 2010 – Robert F. Kennedy Jr., an international leader in environmental protection efforts, has joined the faculty […]

“OIL IN THE GULF: LEGAL & INSURANCE RAMIFICATIONS” TITLE OF UPCOMING SEMINARS, HB ANNOUNCES

BERWYN, PA. – May 6, 2010 – Legal and insurance conference provider HB Litigation Conferences is holding both a conference and teleconference to educate […]

HB Developing Multiple Programs on the Oil Spill & Insurance Coverage Litigations

HB Developing Multiple Programs on the Oil Spill & Insurance Coverage Litigations Brewing/Spewing/Cruising/Erupting Off the Gulf June Destination Conference Details Coming Soon, Teleconference already set for May 26! Estimates are that the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico will cost insurers and reinsurers as much as $1.5 billion. The deaths, injuries, and both environmental and property damage have already sparked three dozen lawsuits.

Oil in the Gulf: Litigation & Insurance Coverage

Date: May 26, 2010 Time: 2:00-3:40 pm ET Price: $149* (includes CLE for 1 listener) CLE Credit: 1.5-2.0 CLE credits, depending on state requirements.

Oil in the Gulf: Litigation & Insurance Coverage

Date: June 24-25, 2010

Coverage Chaos Erupting from the Gulf Oil Spill

Date: August 18, 2010