Fluor Wants BP To Cover Deepwater Workers' Comp Suits

Law360, Houston (June 16, 2014, 3:36 PM EDT) -- A Fluor Corp. subsidiary that provided environmental cleanup services following the Deepwater Horizon explosion filed a suit in Texas state court Friday alleging that a BP PLC unit is shirking an agreement to cover millions in damages stemming from employment litigation.

Fluor Enterprises Inc. says the energy giant is refusing to honor a master services contract it signed immediately following the accident, which obligated BP to indemnify Plant Performance Services LLC — a division of Fluor known as P2S — from personal injury and wage litigation filed by contract employees hired to clean the polluted Gulf Coast.

"Numerous claims and lawsuits...

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