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BP Wins Appeal Over Some Gulf Oil Spill Claim Payments

BP Plc won a legal reprieve in its effort to avoid payments to those whose losses were not traceable to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, potentially sparing the oil company of extra costs. BP had agreed in 2012 …

Judge Denies BP’s Bid to Halt Gulf Oil Spill Payments Pending Investigation

BP Plc lost a renewed bid to suspend payments from the court-supervised program administering its settlement of claims tied to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. An investigation of alleged wrongdoing at the Mobile, Alabama, claims assistance center didn’t …

Gulf Oil Spill Claims Chief Disputes BP Misconduct Charges

BP Plc’s allegations of misconduct in the program set up to pay claims in the settlement over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill were called unfounded by the administrator of the program. Patrick Juneau, the administrator, yesterday asked U.S. …

BP Sets up Anti-Fraud Hotline for Spill Claims

BP has set up a hotline for people to report alleged fraud involving claims arising from the company’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The July 15 launch of the hotline comes a week after a federal …

BP Using Advertising to Fight Gulf Oil Spill Claims Formula

Britain’s BP has stepped up its campaign for a revision of the way compensation for its 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill is calculated by placing advertisements in leading newspapers ahead of a July 8 appeal court hearing in the …

U.S. Accountants Group Backs BP on Curbing Oil Spill Payouts

A group of U.S. accounting professors is backing BP’s fight to rein in compensation it has to pay for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, which is threatening to add billions of dollars to its growing bill for the …

BP Oil Spill Claims Chief Braces for Surge in Filings

The deadline for claims against BP Plc in connection with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill is 11 months away, but the man responsible for paying the claims said on Thursday he is already bracing for a late surge …

Gulf Oil Spill Claims Czar Seeks Dismissal of BP Suit

The administrator of BP Plc’s settlement with thousands of people and businesses who sued over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill urged a federal judge on Monday to end the company’s lawsuit over how he determines damages claims. BP …

BP Oil Spill Settlement Payments Exceed $1B Mark

Businesses and individuals who claim BP’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico cost them money have been paid more than $1 billion through the company’s class action settlement with a team of private plaintiffs’ attorneys, court-supervised claims administrator Patrick …