Settlement, Deepwater Horizon Lawsuit
States filed federal- and state-law claims in a variety of venues that were transferred to multi-district litigation in the Eastern District of Louisiana. The litigation resulted in a $20 billion settlement, allocated among the states.
Citation: Consent Decree, In re. Oil Spill by the Oil Rig “Deepwater Horizon” in the Gulf of Mexico, MDL No. 2179 (E.D. La. 2016)
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