BP Hit With More Suits Over Texas Refinery Blast

Law360, New York (March 26, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- British Petroleum PLC has been slapped with four additional lawsuits by residents and employees who claim they were injured when the company’s Texas oil refinery exploded in March 2005.

The lawsuits, one brought by three people who live near the refinery and the other three brought by employees, were all filed on Friday in the U.S. District for the Southern District of Texas.

They all charge that BP is responsible for the injuries they sustained and the damage that remains from the blast, which killed 15...
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