Cleanup Crews Say BP Spill Dispersants Made Them Ill

Law360, New York (March 31, 2011, 2:34 PM EDT) -- Plaintiffs in the Deepwater Horizon multidistrict litigation on Wednesday accused BP PLC, its partner companies and several contractors of negligently exposing a putative class of cleanup workers and residents to harmful chemical dispersants following the massive oil spill.

According to an amended master complaint filed by attorneys from Herman Herman Katz & Cotlar LLP and Domengeaux Wright Roy & Edwards LLC in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, the businesses put boat captains, crew members, onshore workers and local residents in harm’s...
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