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Gadfly Texas lawyer takes on BP again

May 27, 2010, 5:59 pm

HOUSTON (Reuters)
By Kristen Hays

Dealing with the worst oil disaster in U.S. history could be BP Plc's (BP.L: Quote, Profile, Research) (BP.N: Quote, Profile, Research) biggest nightmare, and lawyer Brent Coon intends to make it haunt them for a very long time.

A Beaumont lawyer, BP and the “Three Little Piggies”

May 27, 2010, 5:55 pm

Beaumont Enterprise

Beaumont barrister Brent Coon has plans to huff…and puff…and BLOW BP out of the freakin’ water.

He also, through his last encounter with the oil giant, points out that BP has no sense of irony.

Old BP document calculates worth of human life with "Three Little Pigs" diagram

May 26, 2010, 9:00 am

Yahoo! News

An internal BP document illustrates how the company demonstrated the money-saving benefits of housing employees in trailers that could go up in flames during an explosion rather than house them in more expensive, blast-resistant structures.

BP's Shocking Memo

May 26, 2010, 8:56 am

The Daily Beast

The Daily Beast has obtained a document—displayed below—that goes to the heart of BP procedures, demonstrating that before the company’s previous major disaster—at a moment when the oil giant could choose between cost-savings and greater safety—it selected cost-savings. And BP chose to illustrate that choice, without irony, by invoking the classic Three Little Pigs fairy tale.

US government keeps "boot on neck" of BP over spill

May 25, 2010, 9:28 am


The U.S. government piled pressure on BP Plc on Monday to clean up a "massive environmental mess" in the Gulf of Mexico, and a top official said fines would definitely be imposed on the energy giant for the spreading oil spill.

Lawyer ready to battle BP again

May 24, 2010, 4:47 pm


The Texas lawyer who spearheaded civil litigation stemming from the 2005 explosion at BP's (BP.L)(BP.N) Texas City, Texas refinery said on Monday that the oil spill at its operation in the Gulf of Mexico shows the company's risky reputation remains.

"BP is no better today than they were five years ago," attorney Brent Coon said at the Reuters Global Energy Summit in Houston.

An edge in court? Jury is still out

May 24, 2010, 10:31 am

Houston Chronicle

Though lawyers all along the Gulf Coast and from environmental groups nationwide have sued BP over the Deepwater Horizon disaster, Southeast Texas has a group of lawyers who’ve sued BP before, repeatedly.

BP Hard To Pin Down On Oil Spill Claims

May 24, 2010, 8:43 am

by Yuki Noguchi

BP has repeatedly said it would pay all legitimate claims resulting from the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, but such promises raise a crucial question: What exactly does "legitimate claim" mean?

What to expect from BP

May 20, 2010, 9:00 am

Independent News

While Northwest Florida prepared for the over five million gallons of BP crude oil set to contaminate its beaches and waterways, the IN took a break from the endless series of press conferences by visiting politicians from our state and federal governments to talk with experts who have investigated and dealt with British Petroleum in other disasters.

Beaumont law firm joins oil rig case

May 19, 2010, 8:55 am

Beaumont Enterprise

The Beaumont law firm that led the legal battle against BP after the deadly explosion at its Texas City refinery in 2005 has sued BP on behalf of a crewman in the April 20 fatal offshore rig blast near Louisiana.

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