BP Wants Expert Testimony Sidelined In Deepwater Trial

Law360, New York (January 30, 2012, 10:46 PM EST) -- BP PLC sought to keep out the testimony of two experts who pointed to BP’s failures to implement proper safety procedures from its upcoming trial over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill, according to court documents unsealed in Louisiana federal court Monday.

In a motion filed Jan. 25, BP argued that Robert Bea and William Gale had used a biased and limited sample of available evidence to arrive at their conclusions, stating that they considered some 464 documents, more than 90 percent of which...
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