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Alabama's Beasley Allen files oil spill suit

Montgomery law firm Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles PC filed a class action lawsuit against BP for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The law firm filed a complaint against BP – officially called British Petroleum – in attempts to recoup losses for individuals and businesses that have incurred damages related to the disaster, such as property damages, loss of profits and loss of commercial and subsistence use of natural resources, according to a written statement. The oil spill happened early last week when an explosion caused the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico to sink. As a ... Read More

BP CEO says will pay oil spill claims

LONDON (Reuters) – BP Plc will compensate all those affected by an oil spill from one of its wells in the Gulf of Mexico, its chief executive said, accepting the disaster could hit plans to open new areas off the U.S. coast to drilling. “We are taking full responsibility for the spill and we will clean it up and where people can present legitimate claims for damages we will honor them. We are going to be very, very aggressive in all of that,” Tony Hayward told Reuters in an interview on Friday. The massive spill, which started when an oil ... Read More

Beasley Allen files class action case over BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico

MONTGOMERY, ALA. (April 30, 2010) – Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C. has filed a class action lawsuit against British Petroleum (“BP”) and several other companies with ties to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The firm seeks to represent individuals and businesses that have incurred damages related to the disaster, including; real property damages; personal property damages; loss of profits and earning capacity; loss of commercial and subsistence use of natural resources; increased costs of public services; and, loss of revenues. The oil spill resulted from the explosion and sinking of the oil platform Deepwater Horizon in the ... Read More

Oil rig explosion in Gulf leaves 11 missing, 4 critically injured

Coast Guard personnel continued to search the waters of the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, following an oil rig explosion late Wednesday that sent nearly 100 workers fleeing from the burning rig, and left 11 missing. Many survivors had to dive from the rig’s platform, 75 feet in the air, to the ocean below to escape the flames. Seventeen workers were injured, four critically. The platform continues to burn, and to list into the sea, as firefighters work to control the blaze that is being fueled by raw crude oil from the rig’s well. The rig, known as the Deepwater ... Read More