Boat Owners Sue BP For Pay Over Deepwater Cleanup

Law360, New York (October 6, 2011, 8:45 PM EDT) -- A group of 36 Gulf Coast fishing boat owners sued BP America Production Co. on Thursday for allegedly failing to pay them money owed under contracts for cleanup work after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

In a complaint filed in Texas District Court, Harris County, the boat owners say BP has failed to pay them for their work carrying personnel, equipment and provisions in the response and containment efforts following the April 20, 2010, oil rig blast that killed 11 people and sent millions of barrels...
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