oil spill

10/25/2012

Mexico Class Action Filed Against British Petroleum

On October 23, 2012, Audet and Partners, LLP filed a class action lawsuit against British Petroleum in Mexico City, Mexico.Between April and July 2010, it is believed that the explosion of BP's Deepwater Horizon drilling rig resulted in leakage of some 4.9 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. In a subsequent effort to cosmetically reduce the appearance of oil on the water surface, BP covered the oil spill with 1.9 million gallons of Corexit, an oil... Read More