Jury Urged To Slam BP As $10B Toxic Emissions Trial Ends

Law360, Houston (October 7, 2013, 10:22 PM EDT) -- A Texas state jury was asked Monday to drop the hammer on the U.S. subsidiary of BP PLC to the tune of $10 billion for allegedly exposing thousands of people who live near a refinery once operated by the energy giant to toxic emissions in 2010.

Anthony “Tony” Buzbee of The Buzbee Law Firm, who represents a group of four Texas City, Texas, residents who say they were poisoned by an airborne chemical release, told jurors during closing arguments that BP is a repeat offender of...
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