Ala. AG Sues BP, Transocean, Others Over Oil Spill

Law360, New York (August 13, 2010, 12:01 PM EDT) -- Citing foot-dragging and a campaign of misinformation by BP PLC and others, Alabama's attorney general has fired off a pair of complaints against a host of energy companies over the economic damage caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in April.

Attorney General Troy King filed the lawsuits in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama on Thursday, alleging that the companies involved in the oil rig explosion that pumped oil into the Gulf of Mexico for months were negligent and exacerbated the...
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