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 for [...]

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. Coon [...]

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 in [...]

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 June [...]

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.