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Lift hold on clients' Gulf oil spill claims payments, law firm urges judge

A New Orleans law firm representing more than 600 individuals and companies with pending BP oil spill economic damage claims has urged the federal judge overseeing the settlement between BP and claimants to remove his hold on their claims, which was put in place pendinginvestigations into claims processing by the Deepwater Horizon Claims Center.

Why filing a BP claim is virtuous

American virtues can only be accomplished by laying down - and following - laws to achieve our heights together. That is why Thomas Jefferson thought that the highest virtues were often civic virtues; taking turns to contribute to your society by participating in government - in other words, ruling and being ruled in turn.

RHON JONES: BP attempting to renege on commitment to oil spill victims

In a forum published Friday, John C. Minge, chairman and president of BP America Inc., insisted BP is trying to honor its commitment to the victims of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and sinking, and subsequent oil spill. This comes even as BP continues to dispute with the court over the interpretation of the Business Economic Loss calculation procedures -- procedures BP helped develop and agreed upon.

BP compensation fund for Gulf oil spill victims at risk of running out, Company is staging legal challenge to compensation formula drawn up to pay victims harmed by the 2010 Gulf oil spill

BP required to pay all valid claims but filing sooner rather than later would be the most prudent way to proceed.

Health Problems Still Plaguing Many BP Oil Spill Cleanup Workers

NEW ORLEANS, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the 2010 BP oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, a number of response workers reported being stricken with ailments purportedly linked to cleanup efforts. For many workers with limited resources to find medical help, there remains a need to have concerns about resulting medical conditions addressed, even three years after the spill. The Life Care Solutions Group has developed a resource for response workers and volunteers who have questions about how to receive medical and legal help if they have been plagued with health problems linked to participation in the oil spill cleanup.

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