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BP: Eagles and vultures

Tony Buzbee, owner of The Buzbee Law Firm in Houston, Texas, has more than a thousand clients with one common goal: to extract money from BP over the Gulf of Mexico disaster. They include 18 men who were injured in the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon rig, one of whom suffered 60 per cent burns. Others, […]

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“The rig’s on fire! I told you this was gonna happen!”

A prominent Houston attorney with a long record of winning settlements from oil companies says he has new evidence suggesting that the Deepwater Horizon's top managers knew of problems with the rig before it exploded last month, causing the worst oil spill in US history. Tony Buzbee, a lawyer representing 15 rig workers and dozens of […]

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Buzbee Talks to ABC News

Tony Buzbee was recently interviewed by ABC Chief Investigative Correspondent Brian Ross.   Brian Ross ABC News June 7, 2010

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Buzbee Law Firm Clients Tell Their Survival Stories to World News Media

In the following news stories from the around the world, Buzbee Law Firm clients describe events before and after Deepwater Horizon explosion (click the name of the story to link to story): • ABC News, "People Were Jumping Off the Side," May 7, 2010. • New York Times, "Workers on Oil Rig Recall a Terrible Night […]

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Five Workers File Suit Against Delek After Explosion

Five contract workers have filed a lawsuit against Delek Refining for the Nov. 20 explosion and fire that killed two workers. Joseph Lacour, of Galveston County, and Craig Ryan, Lyman Jackson, John Symank and Adam Trevino, all of Harris County, filed a lawsuit Nov. 26 in Smith County against the company, claiming they suffered painful, […]

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Seaman settles suit

A Galveston seaman, who claims he slipped in some water while boarding a vessel, has settled his lawsuit, which sought $5 million in damages, against Phil Guilbeau Offshore. As previously reported, John Therrell filed his suit Oct. 28, 2010, in Jefferson County District Court, alleging the vessel lacked sufficient lighting for safe boarding. A court […]

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Plaintiff recovers for fall on deck

Verdict: For Plaintff, $866,000.00 Case Type: Jones Act Case Name: Hector De Leon v. King Fisher Marine Service L.P., No. C-1177-07-E Venue: Hidalgo County District Court, 275th, TX Judge: Federico G. Hinojosa Jr. Date: 07-13-2012       Plaintiff Attorney: Tony G. Buzbee; The Buzbee Law Firm; Houston, TX, for Hector De Leon Expert: Cmdr. […]

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Ship worker sues over back injury

GALVESTON – After reportedly hurting his lower back lifting discharge pumps aboard a ship belonging to Breathwit Marine Contractors Inc., Harold Mann has filed a lawsuit. According to recent court documents filed July 11 in Galveston County District Court, Mann injured himself on June 5, 2011, as he was lifting about 20 pumps – each […]

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Woman hurt in 2010 rig explosion settles with BP

NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana woman who was a cook on the BP PLC-leased drilling rig that was rocked by a deadly explosion in 2010 has settled her personal-injury claims against the oil giant and other companies involved in the disaster. Oleander Benton's attorney, Anthony Buzbee, said her claims were resolved through the $20 billion compensation […]

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Lawyer Says Feinberg’s Payment Plan for Oil Spill Victims ‘Borders on Delusional’

NEW ORLEANS (CN) – A Texas attorney representing more than 15,000 people affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill has several complaints about Kenneth Feinberg's method of calculating payments through BP's Gulf Coast Claims Facility. Attorney Tony Buzbee says Feinberg failed to consider income losses for several months, and fails to consider that 2008 and 2009 were […]

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