Ethics and the BP Claim

Much has been made recently about the ethics, or lack thereof, involved in filing a BP claim for a business’s economic loss associated with the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon blowout. While nearly all businesses located in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and parts of Florida and Texas are automatically candidates for participation in the settlement claims program [...]
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BP: Law firms are businesses too, right?

Geoff Morrell, BP’s spokesperson, recently opined in multiple southern newspapers that law firms are filing oil spill claims under BP’s business economic loss program not only for their clients, but also for their own accounts. Oh, the horror! Pray tell Mr. Morrell, are law firms not businesses like any other? If affected by the spill, [...]
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