Litgiation Articles

BP has long record of legal, ethical violations

May 9, 2010, 2:44 pm

Over the past two decades, BP subsidiaries have been convicted three times of environmental crimes in Alaska and Texas, including two felonies. It remains on probation for two of them.

Gulf Rig Owner Gets $401M Insurance Payment

May 8, 2010, 10:44 am

Transocean Ltd. said Wednesday that it has received $401 million in insurance payments for an oil rig that exploded and sank two weeks ago in the Gulf of Mexico.

BP Blast Victims Ask Judge to Revisit Criminal Plea

May 8, 2010, 7:07 am

Victims of a 2005 explosion at BP's Texas City refinery asked a U.S. judge to revisit a plea deal that settled the company’s criminal liability over the blast that killed 15 and injured hundreds.

Gulf Coast Oil Rig Disaster Sets Off Gusher of Work for Attorneys

May 8, 2010, 7:05 am

From Texas to Florida, the litigation rush is on, as thousands of gallons of oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico in the wake of the April 20 explosion of a drilling rig off the coast of Louisiana.

BP victims ask court to review criminal plea

May 8, 2010, 7:02 am

Brent Coon & Associates, the lead counsel in the fatal BP Texas City explosion of 2005, is asking US courts to revoke a probation agreement with the UK oil company and re-establish legal proceedings in light of the Gulf oil spill.

Judge Urged to Revoke BP Refinery Probation After Gulf Oil Spill

May 7, 2010, 4:45 pm

U.S. Judge Lee Rosenthal in Houston should reconsider the government’s 2007 plea agreement with BP for a $50 million fine and a three-year probation period, civil lawyer Brent Coon said in a letter dated May 6 and made public today.

Deepwater Horizon: A Firsthand Account

May 7, 2010, 12:51 pm

On Friday, April 30th 2010, an anonymous caller contacted the Mark Levin Show to clarify the events that preceded the Deepwater Horizon tragedy. Rigzone has transcribed this broadcast for your convenience.

BP, other oil spill companies start the blame game

May 7, 2010, 11:06 am

The companies behind the oil drilling disaster threatening the fragile waterways and beaches of the Gulf Coast are beginning to turn on each other.

Can BP be trusted to clean up oil spill?

May 7, 2010, 11:03 am

Thousands of gallons of oil are still spewing into the Gulf of Mexico. It could be the worst oil spill in American history. But can we count on Houston-based BP to fix the problem and do the job right?

Previous BP Accidents Blamed On Safety Lapses

May 7, 2010, 10:58 am

Brent Coon weighs in on NPR about BP's history of underinvesting in infrastructure and maintenance. 

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Brent Coon Television Appearances

Brent Coon appears on the Business News Network to discuss the one year anniversary of the BP Oil Spill and his 5,000 clients in the GCCF claims process.

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BP "Whitewashed" Report, with Brent Coon on CNN

Sept 8, 2010

Brent Coon joins Fox News Bulls and Bears to talk about the Oil Spill Claims Fund

August 25, 2010

BP to pay $50 million in Texas City case

August 12th, 2010

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