Yet, even with an objective, transparent, Court-run Settlement Program in place and specifically designed to return funds to valid claimants, businesses aren’t filing. The question remains, why?
Presiding District Court Judge Carl Barber ruled today that BP’s gross negligence and willful misconduct led to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster. With this ruling, BP now faces enhanced civil penalties under the Clean Water Act, which could reach $18 billion. In his 153-page ruling, Judge Barbier said BP made “profit-driven decisions” during the […]