BP must face shareholder claims over spill

February 22, 2012 by

On February 13, 2011, Judge Keith Ellison sitting in the federal district court in Houston denied BP’s motion to dismiss the claims of BP’s U.S. shareholders.  The judge held the complaint adequately alleged that BP knowingly exaggerated its ability to respond to an oil spill.

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