One Claim Left For Worker Suing Over BP Blast

Law360, New York (August 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has struck most of the claims in a lawsuit filed by a former employee of BP Products North America Inc. but let stand allegations that the fatal 2005 blast at a Texas City, Texas, refinery caused the plaintiff stress-related injuries.

Judge Lee H. Rosenthal of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas granted summary judgment to BP on Wednesday on all but one of the plaintiff’s claims in a suit resulting from a refinery explosion that killed 15 people and...
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