Carnival Sues BP, Others Over Lost Business

Law360, New York (April 27, 2011, 3:50 PM EDT) -- Carnival Corp. sued Transocean Ltd., BP PLC and their drilling partners last week to recover business losses after being denied interim claims, barely meeting the deadline for suits against the rig owner in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill multidistrict litigation in Louisiana.

In a complaint filed April 20 that mirrored dozens of others in the MDL, Carnival alleged that its daily operations in the Gulf of Mexico suffered due to negligence on the part of BP, Transocean, Halliburton Energy Services Inc. and others, but that four...
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