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Deepwater Horizon Claims Adjusters Bury Wage Action

Law360, New York (January 3, 2012, 6:38 PM EST) -- Worley Catastrophe Response LLC, a disaster claims company hired by BP PLC after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, settled on Tuesday with a putative class of claims adjusters claiming the company had paid them less than they were due under an employment contract.

In a joint motion to dismiss filed in Louisiana federal court, Worley and the group of claims adjusters asked the court to approve a confidential opt-in settlement that would disburse funds to the plaintiffs. The settlement was not made public.

In addition, the plaintiffs’ counsel asked the court to approve attorneys’ fees of 25 percent of the confidential...

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February 3, 2011

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