BP Could Face Manslaughter Charges…

According to Reuters, the Department of Justice is investigating whether to file manslaughter charges against BP managers for decisions they made leading up to the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon. Beyond these possible criminal charges, what is at stake for the company is the likelihood of BP being found “grossly negligent.” Should these charges occur,…

Now, BP wants claimants’ legal rights to sue other companies

To sue or not to sue, this has been a question on the minds of many in the Gulf Coast. As things currently stand, if a claimant accepts a final payment from the $20 billion dollar escrow fund being run by Ken Feinberg, that claimant gives up their right to sue for punitive damages, but…

Some Headlines of Interest…

A few headlines from around the web…no commentary today…didn’t ya hear? I’m sick and no amount of cold pills my co-workers keep throwing at me seem to be doing the trick…though now I do feel like I’m on speed…a whole lotta speed… Enjoy:  Not so Crazy? Reuters probes the idea of nuking the oil well…