A top Justice Department official said Monday that discussions involving the status of the BP oil spill litigation are continuing in the wake of the company's Friday announcement that it has reached a settlement — estimated at $7.8 billion — with individual private plaintiffs. Discussions with all parties involved continue, says Assistant Attorney General Tony West, who leads the Civil Division.
Justice Department Official Says BP Discussions With Government Continue
The National Law Journal
March 6, 2012
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