BP Spill Workers Sue Over Cancer Risk

Law360, New York (December 16, 2010, 4:10 PM EST) -- Workers who helped clean up the Deepwater Horizon oil spill have filed a complaint in the multidistrict litigation against BP PLC and others related to the disaster, seeking damages for physical injuries and the costs of future medical monitoring.

According to a complaint filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Louisiana, boat captains and crews, as well as other workers who spent months combating the massive spill, were exposed to the risk of cancer and other illnesses from the oil and chemical...
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