1st Phase Of BP Spill Trial Draws To A Close

Law360, New York (April 17, 2013, 10:29 PM EDT) -- As phase one of a sprawling trial over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill came to an end Wednesday, the Louisiana federal judge overseeing the multidistrict litigation gave the parties roughly two months to submit their written conclusions on the phase.

U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier gave the parties about 60 days to submit their proposed findings of fact and legal conclusions, a source familiar with the proceedings confirmed to Law360 on Wednesday. Phase one of the trial, which began in February, was meant to allocate blame...
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