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Judge Barbier Fires Shot Across BP’s Bow

In what has become a common theme in the byzantine litigation that surrounds BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster, Judge Carl Barbier once again slapped the hand of BP’s counsel for misleading the Court by selectively misquoting precedential case law. In an Order released today dealing with the Medical Settlement’s Back-End-Litigation-Option (BELO), Judge Barbier admonished BP in […]
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BP Settlement Policy 495 on matching is here to stay

Earlier this week Judge Barbier denied Class Counsel’s long pending Motion to Reconsider Policy 495: Matching of Revenue and Expenses. Class Counsel had sought to limit the application of the policy to cash basis claims, as Judge Barbier, the 5th Circuit and BP had indicated that matching was largely a problem found in claims supported […]
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