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Here’s What A Criminal Investigation Means For BP

Attorney General Eric Holder has launched a criminal and civil investigation into Deepwater Horizon. Although expected, this confirms the worst fears of BP CEO Tony Hayward and associated executives. "If I were an exec at BP, I wouldn't be sleeping for the next several years," said Tony Buzbee, a trial lawyer who has faced BP […]

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Buzbee Clients Provide Testimony to USCG and MMS Joint Investigative Task Force

Capt. Hung Nguyen, chairman of the joint investigative panel, said that because of their "conduct" on the Deepwater Horizon, the rig's two senior officers, Capt. Curt Kuchta and Installation Manager Jimmy Harrell, are now considered "parties of interest" in the investigation. The other parties of interest are BP, Transocean and several BP contractors, who have […]

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Buzbee Clients Provide Testimony to MMS and USCG Joint Investigative Panel

During the fifth day of hearings in Kenner on what went wrong April 20 on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, the size of a final tube of metal casing that was added late to the well design emerged Friday as one of the key management decisions that could have contributed to the rig’s explosion and the largest oil […]

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Tony Buzbee Is Ready To Lead “Thousands And Thousands And Thousands” Of Oil Spill Lawsuits

Houston lawyer Tony Buzbee is already representing 100 fishermen and 12 Deepwater survivors in lawsuits against BP and Transocean. But that's just the beginning. "This is going to be the largest case in the history of the United States, even bigger than the tobacco cases," Buzbee said. "There will be thousands and thousands and thousands […]

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BBC Interview with Tony Buzbee and Buzbee Firm Client

On Friday, May 21, 2010, the BBC in London ran an extensive interview with one of the Buzbee Law Firm's clients, in which he details his experience on the Deepwater Horizon and the explosion.   The BBC also interviewed attorney Tony Buzbee.   BBC May 21, 2010

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AP: Phantom BP Test?

President Barack Obama on Friday angrily decried the "ridiculous spectacle" of oil industry officials pointing fingers of blame for the catastrophic spill in the Gulf of Mexico and said the accident could bring devastation to the region and its economy. The president also pledged to end a "cozy relationship" between the oil industry and federal […]

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Buzbee Blasts Transocean for Trying to Limit Liability

Today, Tony Buzbee released this press release, blasting Transocean’s plot to limit its liability to $27 million when it recently received over $430 million from its insurers for the loss of its rig. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Transocean’s Ploy to Limit Liability Will Be Fought, According to The Buzbee Law Firm HOUSTON, May 13, 2010 – The Buzbee Law […]

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Deepwater Horizon owner Transocean seeks liability limit

Transocean, owner of the Deepwater Horizon rig that exploded and sank last month killing 11 and creating a growing oil spill, today got a Houston judge to stay pending cases against the company. U.S. District Judge Keith Ellison today issued an order suspending cases against Transocean because the company filed a request to limit its […]

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Oil Spill Defendants Continue to Play Blame Game

The finger-pointing game over the still-gushing oil disaster came full circle on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Cameron International Corp. completed the circle when CEO Jack Moore laid the blame elsewhere in trying to explain to a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee what caused the April 20 explosion in the Gulf of Mexico. Moore, whose company supplied […]

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Transocean Asks to Cap Rig Liability at $26.7 Million

Transocean Ltd., the owner and operator of the oil rig leased to BP Plc which exploded last month and killed 11 men, has asked a U.S. judge to limit its liability to $26.7 million. The request, filed today in Houston federal court under a 150-year-old law originally designed for the shipping industry, applies to all […]

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