Kevin Costner said his reputation was at stake as he defended himself against accusations that he cheated fellow actor Stephen Baldwin out of millions of dollars after the 2010 oil spill.
Two Hollywood stars could spend the next two weeks in a New Orleans courtroom rather than on camera, on opposing sides in a real-life legal drama.
A judge has outlined a new structure for a trial of Gulf oil spill claims that wouldn’t be resolved by a proposed class-action settlement between BP and a team of attorneys.
Gloom infects the hard-working shrimp and crab docks of gritty fishing towns in Louisiana, as the second full year of fishing since BP’s catastrophic oil spill kicks into high gear.
A judge said that he is leaning in favor of granting approval to a class-action settlement that would resolve billions of dollars in claims against BP over the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
A judge is set to preside over a hearing on a class-action settlement that would resolve billions of dollars in claims against BP over the 2010 Gulf oil spill.
BP and a team of attorneys have presented a settlement to resolve economic damage claims from the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
The ship, which caused the worst oil tanker spill in American history, has changed names and owners four times since the accident in 1989.
BP said it was “in their mutual best interests, and the agreement is not an admission of liability by either party.” The companies are dropping all claims against one another, they said.
Relatives of some of the 11 men who died aboard the Deepwater Horizon oil rig are flying over the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, back to the epicenter of the worst offshore oil spill in the nation’s history.
A federal judge will hear arguments Friday on whether Irving-based Exxon Mobil Corp. owes another $100 million to remove oil remaining from the 1989 Exxon Valdez tanker spill.
Former BP chief Tony Hayward has acknowledged that the company was unprepared for the disastrous Gulf of Mexico oil spill.