27 Feb '12, 8am

BP Deepwater Horizon trial postponed for one week

BP Deepwater Horizon trial postponed for one week 27 February 2012 BP and the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee (PSC) on Sunday confirmed that the US District Court has adjourned the start of the Deepwater Horizon Multi-District Litigation 2179 civil trial by one week, until Monday, 5 March. This adjournment is intended to allow BP and the PSC more time to continue settlement discussions and attempt to reach an agreement. BP and the PSC are working to reach agreement to compensate people and businesses affected by the Deepwater Horizon accident and oil spill. The parties said that there can be no assurance that these discussions will lead to a settlement agreement. A further announcement will be made as appropriate.

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2012/02/bp-20120227.html

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