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Big Jury Verdict Vindicates Class Actions in Oregon

July 18, 2019 by

The Public Justice blog recently posted an article, “Major Victory in Oregon Vindicates Class Actions.” To read the blog post, click here. This blog is intended to provide information to the general public and to practitioners about developments that may impact Oregon class actions. Sign up to receive Class Actions Blog posts in your inbox! Email

BP settlement has blow-out provision

June 7, 2012 by

By most accounts, BP Plc appears to be well on its way to concluding an estimated $7.8 billion settlement to resolve most of its civil liability from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.  But a potential landmine lurks in the settlement.  Under certain circumstances, the company can invoke a little-noticed provision that allows it to