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The BP "B1 Bundle Ruling": Federal Statutory Displacement of General Maritime Law (Part II)

ELR Article

Part I of this two-part study probed within the context of the 2010 BP Macondo Well blowout whether and to what extent the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA) displaces general maritime law negligence tort remedies for private economic and...

The BP B1 Bundle Ruling: Federal Statutory Displacement of General Maritime Law (Part 1)

ELR Article

Among the many unresolved legal questions posed by the Deepwater Horizon well blowout are whether and to what extent maritime tort negligence remedies escape displacement by relevant federal statutes, including, principally, the Oil...

Oil Spill by the Oil Rig "Deepwater Horizon"

ELR Case

A district court granted in part and denied in part motions to dismiss various individuals' personal injury claims stemming from their exposure to oil and dispersants following the Deepwater Horizon disaster. The individuals...