Gulf Spill Claimants' Attys Call For Sanctions Over BP Ads

Law360, New York (February 3, 2014, 7:09 PM EST) -- A law firm founded by an attorney facing fraud allegations from a court-appointed special master in the Deepwater Horizon multidistrict litigation has asked a Louisiana federal judge to order sanctions against BP PLC, arguing that the company disclosed confidential information in newspaper advertisements.

The New Orleans-based Andry Law Firm LLC, which consists of attorneys Gilbert V. Andry IV and Jonathan B. Andry, allege that BP ads in the New York Times, Washington Post and Wall Street Journal have misrepresented claims by the firm and revealed confidential...
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