First Oil Spill Trials May Be Slated for Next Summer

Posted on Oct 15, 2010 in BP Oil Spill, Courts, Local Issues, National Issues

U.S. District Court Judge, Carl Barbier, who is tasked with presiding over the more than 300 lawsuits filed by individuals and companies against BP as a result of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill has indicated that he would like to set the first trial for June 2011.

BP’s lawyers have expressed discontent over the intended date indicating that they would prefer more time to prepare their cases. Judge Barbier, however, has expressed desires to expedite the process.

If you or someone you know may have a claim against BP because of the oil spill, time is of the essence in filing a claim and/or suit. Contact Bloom Legal today at 504-599-9997 to schedule a consultation to discuss the details of your case.

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