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Kenneth R. Feinberg to SCOTUS: “The BP Oil Spill Fund has been extraordinarily effective!"
Kenneth R. Feinberg to SCOTUS: “The BP Oil Spill Fund has been extraordinarily effective, by any measure, at efficiently and fairly compensating victims!” Tampa, FL (May 10, 2015) – On ...
Brian J Donovan 05/10/2015 2 - - -
Kenneth R. Feinberg: “BP oil spill victims were never under financial duress!”
Tampa, FL (April 23, 2015) - Clint Guidry, the president of the Louisiana Shrimp Association, recently said many fishermen who were BP oil spill victims took Ken Feinberg’s "Quick Payments," ...
Brian J Donovan 04/23/2015 4 5 - -
BP Oil Spill: BP Pays PR Trolls to Threaten Online Critics
In this video, Abby Martin speaks with investigative journalist Dahr Jamail, who has uncovered BP's online scheme to silence critics of their Gulf of Mexico clean-up, with methods such as bribery ...
Brian J Donovan 04/26/2014 10 16 - -
Plaintiffs File Motion in MDL 2179 to Hold Feinberg, et al. Accountable for Financially Ruining Them
Tampa, FL (April 25, 2014) – Plaintiffs Pinellas Marine Salvage, Inc., John Mavrogiannis, Selmer M. Salvesen, and Andrew J. Ditch have filed a Motion to Remand or, in the Alternative, Motion to ...
Brian J Donovan 04/25/2014 3 5 - -
GM, Like BP, Will Use Feinberg, Multidistrict Litigation & the Fund Approach to Limit Its Liability
GM, Like BP, Will Use Multidistrict Litigation and the Fund Approach to Limit Its Liability April 3, 2014 The Faulty GM Ignition Switch Since February, 2014, GM has recalled 2.6 million cars - ...
Brian J Donovan 04/03/2014 2 2 - -
Oil Spills: Merely Increasing the Limit of Liability for Damages Is Not the Solution!
Oil Spill Incidents: Merely Increasing the Responsible Party’s Limit of Liability for Damages Is Not the Solution! Tampa, FL (March 20, 2014) - The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is ...
Brian J Donovan 03/20/2014 4 - - -
BP Oil Spill: Macondo Well Could Have Been Shut in Within 24 Days
Had BP Prepared for a Deepwater Blowout, With a Capping Stack Available on April 20, 2010, the Well Could Have Likely Been Shut in Within 24 Days or Less Tampa, FL (December 22, 2013) - Phase Two ...
Brian J Donovan 12/22/2013 5 4 - -
The BP Oil Spill Settlement and Fund Approach Are Wrong For America!
Tampa, FL (September 16, 2013) - The BP Oil Spill Multidistrict Litigation (“MDL 2179”) officially started on August 10, 2010. The Transfer Order issued on that date by the United States ...
Brian J Donovan 09/16/2013 2 4 - -
The BP Oil Spill Multidistrict Litigation (“MDL 2179”) Is Not Right for America
Tampa, FL (August 12, 2013) - Robert Dudley, CEO of BP, recently told Bloomberg Businessweek he believes the deal BP made with the MDL 2179 plaintiffs’ steering committee to complete the process ...
Brian J Donovan 08/13/2013 2 4 - -
BP Oil Spill Litigation: The Compensation Paid to MDL 2179 Plaintiffs’ Attorneys is Excessive
Tampa, FL (July 26, 2013) - The question is whether the BP Oil Spill Settlement grants excessive compensation to the PSC and other counsel performing common benefit work in MDL 2179. This issue can ...
Brian J Donovan 07/26/2013 3 1 - -
How Oil Spill Fund Limits BP's Liability and Guarantees Its Operation in the Gulf of Mexico
N.B. - This article was originally published on August 23, 2010. The Gulf Coast Claims Facility Limits BP's Liability and Guarantees the Oil Company's Continued Operation in the Gulf of Mexico ...
Brian J Donovan 07/25/2013 4 1 - -
BP Oil Spill Litigation: Reply to PSC’s Response to Open Letter
Mr. Stephen J. Herman Plaintiffs' Liaison Counsel Herman, Herman, Katz & Cotlar, LLP 820 O’Keefe Avenue New Orleans, LA 70113 Re: Reply to PSC’s Response to Open Letter Dear Steve, I refer ...
Brian J Donovan 07/21/2013 5 1 - -
BP Is Not the Only Problem: An Open Letter to the MDL 2179 Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee
Mr. Stephen J. Herman Plaintiffs' Liaison Counsel Herman, Herman, Katz & Cotlar, LLP 820 O’Keefe Avenue New Orleans, LA 70113 Re: An Open Letter to the MDL 2179 Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee (��
Brian J Donovan 07/21/2013 2 1 - -
BP: The Settlement is unfair. We swear the oil spill rate was only 5,000 barrels of oil per day!
Tampa, FL (July 19, 2013) - BP pled guilty to the crime of obstructing justice by providing false and misleading flow rate information to Congress during the BP oil spill response. The company ...
Brian J Donovan 07/19/2013 11 19 1 -
Third Lawsuit Alleges Gross Negligence and Fraud by BP Oil Spill Fund Administrator
Tampa, FL (July 19, 2013) – A third lawsuit has been filed in state court in Florida against Kenneth R. Feinberg and Feinberg Rozen, LLP, D.B.A. Gulf Coast Claims Facility (“GCCF”). William G. ...
Brian J Donovan 07/19/2013 5 7 - -
BP, PSC, and DHCC are running out the clock on BP oil spill victims!
At this point in the BP oil spill “game” - it certainly may not be called “litigation” (at least not in the U.S.) - the strategy is quite simple: merely continue to misdirect the attention ...
Brian J Donovan 11/19/2012 2 2 - -
Second Motion to Remand Filed in “Delay, Deny, Defend” Lawsuit Against Feinberg, et al.
On February 25, 2011, Pinellas Marine Salvage, Inc. and John Mavrogiannis (“Plaintiffs”) filed their action against Defendants Kenneth R. Feinberg and Feinberg Rozen, LLP, d/b/a Gulf Coast ...
Brian J Donovan 11/14/2012 3 3 - -
BP Oil Spill: The “Fairness” Hearing
The Fairness Hearing On May 2, 2012, the MDL 2179 Court gave Preliminary Approval to the proposed Economic and Property Damages Class Action Settlement and the proposed Medical Benefits Class Action ...
Brian J Donovan 11/07/2012 1 2 - -
BP OIL SPILL: BP WINS!
The results are in! There is no reason to wait until the November 1, 2012 Deepwater Horizon Economic & Property Damages Class Action Settlement “Opt-Out” deadline. BP oil spill victims, ...
Brian J Donovan 10/29/2012 4 1 - -
BP Oil Spill: Latest “Spin” and Data on the E&PD Class Action Settlement
On October 22, 2012, the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee (“PSC”) filed its “Reply Brief in Response to Objections and in Further Support of Final Approval of Economic and Property Damages ...
Brian J Donovan 10/27/2012 2 3 - -
BP Oil Spill: Lawsuits Filed Against Kenneth R. Feinberg, Feinberg Rozen, LLP and GCCF
This article was originally posted here . A second lawsuit has been filed in state court in Florida against Kenneth R. Feinberg, Feinberg Rozen, LLP and Gulf Coast Claims Facility (“GCCF”). The ...
Brian J Donovan 10/25/2012 13 3 - -
BP Oil Spill: The E&PD Class Action Settlement is Not "Free of Collusion."
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana [has] defined “collusion” as the “lawful means for the accomplishment of an unlawful purpose” and as a “secret ...
Brian J Donovan 10/20/2012 2 1 - -
BP Oil Spill: The E&PD Class Action Settlement is Not "Fair, Reasonable, and Adequate."
Rule 23(e) places the burden of persuasion on the movers that the proposed settlement is “fair, reasonable, and adequate.” In re Chinese-Manufactured Drywall Prods. Liab. Litig., 2012 WL 92498, ...
Brian J Donovan 10/19/2012 1 - - -
BP Oil Spill: 200,000 Oil Spill Victims Are Being Illegally Excluded From Settlement
Tampa, FL (July 19, 2013) - Plaintiffs Pinellas Marine Salvage, Inc., John Mavrogiannis, and Selmer M. Salvesen, on behalf of themselves and other Class Members of the Proposed Economic and Property ...
Brian J Donovan 10/18/2012 1 4 - -
BP Oil Spill: Just a Few Reasons to Opt-Out of the Deepwater Horizon Class Action Settlements
Many victims of the BP oil spill have elected to opt-out of the Deepwater Horizon Economic and Property Damages Class Action Settlement and the Deepwater Horizon Medical Benefits Class Action ...
Brian J Donovan 10/17/2012 1 1 - -
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