Six Plaintiffs Settle In BP Texas City Case

Law360, New York (July 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Six plaintiffs in the civil trial against oil giant BP Plc over a deadly refinery explosion in Texas have quietly settled the case, leaving four cases remaining to continue on with court proceedings.

A BP representative confirmed on Tuesday that the company had settled cases with six men overnight but would not comment on what the settlement entailed.

The remaining plaintiffs are Luis Garcia, Esteban Huerta, Charles Pinder and Olivia Palton. If the four plaintiffs do not settle out of court before the trial runs its...
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