Fla. Court Awards Summary Judgment to BP America in Deepwater Horizon Personal Injury Suits

  • Order

PENSACOLA, Fla. –– A federal court overseeing personal injury claims arising out of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill has awarded summary judgment to BP Exploration & Production Inc., and BP America Production Company, after concluding that testimony proffered on behalf of the plaintiffs was not admissible.

In the Nov. 4 order, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida found that the expert testifying on behalf of the plaintiffs “clearly did not feel it was her job to critique the studies she relied on or identify what distinctions, similarities, limitations, or biases in the studies she found …


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