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Suspense Grows Over Looming Deepwater Horizon Case

November 29, 2013

TradeWinds
By Eric Martin

The upcoming decision in the Deepwater Horizon trial in New Orleans may have a ripple effecct for shipping law if the judge slaps oil major BP with a significant punitive- damages bill.

The parties are awaiting a decision from district judge Carl Barbier in the multibillion-dollar lawsuit over the wellhead blowout that triggered the world’s biggest oil spill, after the trial ended last month.

Partner John Levy comments.

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