5th Circ. Fast-Tracks BP Bid To Block Spill Payments

Law360, New York (January 3, 2014, 2:07 PM EST) -- The Fifth Circuit on Thursday agreed to fast-track review of BP PLC's claim that the judge overseeing the Deepwater Horizon multidistrict litigation ignored court orders to examine how the claims administrator for BP's $9.2 billion settlement with property owners determines if economic losses were directly caused by the disaster.

The energy giant urged the Fifth Circuit in a Dec. 30 motion to permanently enjoin claims administrator Patrick Juneau from paying parties whose economic losses can't be traced to the oil spill, appealing U.S. District Judge Carl...
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Case Title

In Re: Oil Spill by the Oil Rig "Deepwater Horizon" in the Gulf of Mexico, on April 20, 2010


Case Number

2:10-md-02179

Court

Louisiana Eastern

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

Judge

Carl Barbier

Date Filed

August 10, 2010


Case Title

In Re: Deepwater Horizon


Case Number

13-30315

Court

Appellate - 5th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3893 Environmental Matters

Date Filed

April 5, 2013


Case Title

In Re: Deepwater Horizon


Case Number

13-30329

Court

Appellate - 5th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3893 Environmental Matters

Date Filed

April 8, 2013


Case Title

In Re: Deepwater Horizon


Case Number

13-31220

Court

Appellate - 5th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3893 Environmental Matters

Date Filed

November 20, 2013

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