Archive for October, 2014

BP Seeks To Undo Oil Spill Settlement Payments

October 21st, 2014 by Amaro Law Firm

BP is seeking to undo oil spill settlement payments the company made to some victims of the 2010 disaster. The company plans to argue that the administrator of its oil spill settlement program paid nearly $1 million to nonprofit agencies that did not suffer any economic loss. BP will argue before the U.S. Court of

BP Chief Executive Officer Bob Dudley was quoted as saying that oil spill claims administrator Patrick Juneau was “hijacking” the claims payment process. Mr. Dudley also alleged that Mr. Juneau was engaged in a conflict of interest in his role as a legal advisor to the state of Louisiana regarding the claims process. This past

Oil Spill Cleanup Workers Suffer Chronic Health Problems

October 2nd, 2014 by Amaro Law Firm

Thousands of workers who contributed to the BP oil spill cleanup efforts in 2010 are still feeling the effects of exposure to petroleum and other toxic chemicals today. The latest dispute related to the oil spill cleanup stems from the terms of the petroleum giant’s settlement with injured workers. The settlement stated that patients diagnosed