Offshore Oil & Gas Workers Among Those at Highest Risk of Injury

As reported by Medical Law Perspectives and other news outlets, the oil and gas extraction industry has an elevated occupational fatality rate that is consistently among the highest of any U.S. industry.

Dr. Guidotti, Toxicologist: Gulf Oil Spill Was an ‘Occupational Catastrophe’

By Dylan McGuire

The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico last spring and summer was not only catastrophic to the environment of the region, […]

BP’s Reliance on OPA Cap Up in Air

BP’s Attorneys ‘Checking with the Client’
NEW ORLEANS – Plaintiff attorneys have been assuming that BP would not cite the $75MM OPA liability cap […]

Oil Spill MDL Judge Issues Protocol for Evidence Gathering

The following story was taken from the latest issue of HB’s Oil Litigation & Insurance Coverage Report.

NEW ORLEANS — Since consolidation last month […]

How Much Will BP Pay?

Following the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989, Congress passed the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA), which provides for strict liability in oil […]

VIDEO SERIES: Cozen O’Connor’s Chris Kende Talks to HB on Deepwater Horizon

Kende Talks to HB’s Vivi Gorman about OPA, Oil Litigation, Insurance Coverage & Key Maritime Precedent
Following the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989, Congress […]

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Joins Faculty of HB’s Oil Spill Litigation & Coverage Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PHILADELPHIA – May 14, 2010 – Robert F. Kennedy Jr., an international leader in environmental protection efforts, has joined the faculty […]

“OIL IN THE GULF: LEGAL & INSURANCE RAMIFICATIONS” TITLE OF UPCOMING SEMINARS, HB ANNOUNCES

BERWYN, PA. – May 6, 2010 – Legal and insurance conference provider HB Litigation Conferences is holding both a conference and teleconference to educate […]

HB Developing Multiple Programs on the Oil Spill & Insurance Coverage Litigations

HB Developing Multiple Programs on the Oil Spill & Insurance Coverage Litigations Brewing/Spewing/Cruising/Erupting Off the Gulf June Destination Conference Details Coming Soon, Teleconference already set for May 26! Estimates are that the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico will cost insurers and reinsurers as much as $1.5 billion. The deaths, injuries, and both environmental and property damage have already sparked three dozen lawsuits.

Oil in the Gulf: Litigation & Insurance Coverage

Date: June 24-25, 2010

Oil in the Gulf: Litigation & Insurance Coverage Conference

Date: November 4-5, 2010