Companies Seek Dismissal of Some Gulf Spill Claims Against Them

"In the first substantive hearing of the consolidated litigation over last year's Gulf of Mexico oil disaster, corporate defendants told U.S. District Court Judge Carl Barbier Thursday that claims for economic damage, claims by first responders who got sick from cleaning up the oil, and suits by environmental advocacy groups should be dismissed."

Source: New Orelans Times-Picayune, 05/27/2011


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