Oil Spill News
The Obama administration said that it would require significantly more environmental review before approving new offshore drilling permits, ending a practice in which government regulators essentially rubber-stamped potentially hazardous deepwater projects like BP’s out-of-control well.
The more stringent environmental reviews are part of a wave of new regulation and legislation that promises to fundamentally remake an industry that has operated hand-in-glove with its government overseers for decades.
SeegerWeiss.com – May 3, 2010: Seeger Weiss announces investigation of BP Gulf Oil Spill
National Law Journal – May 6, 2010: Defense lawyers line up, plaintiffs’ lawyers team up on oil spill cases
Associated Press – May 4, 2010: Owner of sunken oil platform had safety concerns
Business Week – May 4, 2010: Florida governor: Lawsuit against BP PLC possible
Business Week – April 30, 2010: Miss. seafood operator files oil spill lawsuit
Reuters – April 30, 2010: US Gulf oil spill set to trigger lawsuit floodFree Case Evaluation
Results from a recent data mining study conducted at Houston Methodist and Stanford University, California, showed that patients using proton pump inhibitors face a significantly higher risk for suffering a heart attack [...]June 15, 2015 By: Seeger Weiss LLP read more
Experts at The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Ohio State University have called for more research into possible health risks of a potentially toxic chemical, gadolinium, remaining in brain tissue of [...]June 12, 2015 By: Seeger Weiss LLP read more