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Buzbee Law Firm named in the Top 50 Leading Plaintiffs Firms

The National Law Journal selected The Buzbee Law Firm as one of the 50 Leading Plaintiffs Firms in America. The National Law Journal is an award winning weekly newspaper that has become the leading publication for law related journalism in the US. The selection was based on the Journal’s vetting of performance, complexity of cases, […]

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Tony Buzbee, an attorney with flair and results, takes aim at Chevron Richmond

“There are thousands of nameless, faceless attorneys who fill the top floors of many of the office buildings in every major city in the United States — there is no one like Tony Buzbee. Buzbee is a leader in his field, and is at the top of his game.”

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Sudie’s settles Deepwater Horizon oil spill claim

Paul Bailey, owner of Sudie’s restaurants, and Friendswood attorney Tony Buzbee have announced resolution of Bailey’s claim related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Oil Pollution Act is a powerful tool

Since the spill occurred, our office has gotten multiple calls. Most who call want to know if they have a claim, and if so, how to engage in the process.

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Texas Refinery Neighbors Sue BP for Billions

BP sold its Texas City refinery for $2.4 billion after making hundreds of people sick in a 15-day release of toxic chemicals that BP denied were harmful, 474 plaintiffs claim in court. Lead plaintiff Samuel Charles Boyd Jr. sued BP Products North America and refinery manager Keith Casey for more than $1 billion in punitive […]

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The Buzbee Law Firm Named Highly Recommended; Buzbee Named Litigation Star

Benchmark Plaintiff, the definitive guide to America’s leading plaintiff litigation firms and attorneys. Link to Chart and Article In the Sixth edition (2013) of Benchmark Litigation, the definitive guide to America's leading litigation firms and attorneys, The Buzbee Law Firm has been named "Highly Recommended" and Tony Buzbee has been named as litigation star. The […]

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BP Spill Settlement Opt-Outs to Increase With Deadline Today

Lawyers for as many as 10,000 potential plaintiffs pursuing claims over BP Plc (BP/)’s 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill said their clients today will opt out or reject the company’s $7.8 billion settlement reached in March. “I’m not trying to hold the settlement hostage, but there are too many technical problems” with the claims […]

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Emails: BP Knew of Flare Trouble

With the world focused on a BP rig explosion in the spring of 2010 that caused the worst oil spill in U.S. history, a massive release of pollutants from the company’s Texas City refinery went largely unnoticed. The April 20, 2010, explosion of the Deep­water Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico came two weeks after […]

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How Mass Lawsuits Could Change the Oil and Gas Industry

The Houston law office of Anthony Buzbee is on the 73rd floor of the tallest building in Texas. There are only two more floors to the top. The furniture is modern, so is the artwork on the walls. It all reflects the success Buzbee has had suing some of the nation’s biggest companies. And now […]

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Muscatine residents sue corn plant over pollution

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Muscatine plant that manufactures corn-based products emits so much pollution that it has damaged homes, cars and property across the city, according to a lawsuit filed Monday. The lawsuit, filed by 11 residents, alleges the Grain Processing Corp. plant spews harmful chemicals and particulate matter for miles as the […]

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The Law and the Land: BP Battles Buzbee

In part one of “The Law and the Land,” we reported on Tony Buzbee’s land holdings in Friendswood and the hurdles he said he has faced in developing those properties. In this part, learn more about the chief way Buzbee accumulates the resources to purchase the land; through legal victories. When Friendswood Attorney Tony Buzbee […]

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The Other Oil Cleanup

It was a little past 9 on a scorching July morning in South Texas, and Tony Buzbee was gunning down the Gulf Freeway outside Houston in his cherry red Ferrari 612 Scaglietti (license plate BUZB 8) on his way to a court hearing in Galveston. Buzbee’s right hand was occupied with one of his ever-present […]

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Buzbee, BP in spat over pipe leak

  BP officials confirmed they are monitoring what the company termed a “minor” leak from a pipe at its Texas City refinery. The leak at one of the refinery’s pipestills started Monday and still was not contained as of Friday afternoon. The leak is not visible to the human eye, officials said, and poses no […]

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BP, Lawyer Spar Over Claims of Plant Leak

A Houston lawyer is threatening to seek a court order to force BP to shut down and repair a unit at its Texas City refinery that the attorney alleges is leaking flammable material. BP said the claim is inaccurate, but did not explicitly deny the unit is leaking. In a letter sent to BP attorneys […]

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More Media Coverage of Recent Lawsuits Against BP regarding Benzene Release

The news coverage continues on the Buzbee Law Firm's lawsuit against BP regarding the recent undisclosed benzene leak at BP's Texas City Refinery in April and May 2010. Also, click here for a full page advertisement that the firm recently ran in the Galveston Daily News.   August 24, 2010

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More National News Media about New BP Lawsuit

The local, national and international coverage of the Buzbee Law Firm's lawsuit against BP regarding a two month release of benzene and other chemicals in April and May 2010 continues.  Click on the periodical below to read the story. Also, Texas Attorney General announced his filing of a lawsuit seeking statutory civil penalties against BP […]

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More Media Coverage on Buzbee Lawsuit Against BP Regarding Benzene Leak

Today, there were several more news stories from the international, national and local media, on the Buzbee Law Firm's $10 Billion lawsuit against BP regarding a 40 day leak of benzene and other chemicals at BP's Texas City Refinery. Click here to see a copy of the lawsuit.   August 4, 2010 Texas City, Texas

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Buzbee Files Major Lawsuit Against BP Regarding Benzene Leak

Today, Tony Buzbee and the Buzbee Law Firm filed a multi-billion dollar lawsuit against BP, regarding a reported 40 day (from April 6 to May 16, 2010)  release of 538,000 pounds of toxic chemicals, including benzene, from BP's Texas City Refinery.  The refinery is the site of more than 15 deaths since 2005.  BP has been fined millions […]

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‘I Hate Them,’ Attorney Says; ‘I Think They’re A Horrible Company’

NEW ORLEANS (CN) – Legal heavy hitters are preparing lawsuits against BP as the nation's worst manmade environmental disaster continues. "I know BP very well," Tony Buzbee said in an interview. "I've handled more than 300 cases against them in the last five years. … I hate them. I think they're a horrible company. They've […]

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Attorney Tony Buzbee: Don’t Believe a Word BP Says to Congress

Houston lawyer Tony Buzbee wants you to ignore BP's handshaking and humble taking of responsibility for the oil spill. "BP is a liar, has been a liar for many years," says the oil rig bloodhound. "Until the checks in the bank and it's cleared, i wouldn't take their word that they'll pay for anything. They […]

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More PA residents join oil spill suit

A Houston law firm is representing more than 1,400 Port Arthur residents who have joined a lawsuit stemming from the Eagle Otome collision on the Sabine Neches Waterway. Buzbee Law Firm filed claims late Tuesday on behalf of 1,433 individuals who claim to have suffered personal injury or property damage after the 807-foot tanker Eagle Otome […]

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Buzbee Verdict Against BP Named 18th Highest in the U.S. for 2009

The Buzbee Law Firm was recently acknowledged once again in the publication of The 100 Largest Verdicts in the U.S. for 2009.  This time, the firm's verdict against BP obtained in December 2009 was profiled. According to the publisher, the $100.3 million verdict was the 18th highest in the United States for the year 2009, and the […]

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Attorney Calls BP Texas City Plant to Account

Attorney Tony Buzbee offered BP a chance to settle, but the company denied that there had ever even been a toxic spill at its plant in Texas City and attacked the credibility of the workers who claimed they had been exposed to dangerous chemicals in April 2007. So, Buzbee and the 10 plaintiffs went to trial. “The […]

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Delek facing litigation after refinery explosion

The first lawsuit has been filed in connection to last month's explosion at an East Texas refinery. One person died and three people had to go to the hospital after the explosion at Delek Refining in Tyler. One of those workers, Jim Hammett, is still in critical condition in Dallas. Today, KLTV 7's Danielle Capper got her hands on […]

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Toxicity in FEMA Trailers Blamed on Cheap Materials, Low Construction Standards

High levels of formaldehyde found in trailers provided to Hurricane Katrina evacuees on the Gulf Coast probably resulted from cheap wood and poor ventilation in designs used by manufacturers under permissive government standards, federal scientists reported yesterday. An analysis by researchers for Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory found that four Katrina trailers emitted the toxic chemical at […]

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Chemical explosion eyed in BP death

Chemical explosion eyed in BP death TEXAS CITY — The federal investigator who led a two-year probe of deadly explosions at BP’s Texas City refinery in 2005 is on his way to the facility again after the company said a chemical explosion may have led to the death of an employee Monday. Earlier reports suggested […]

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Federal Judge Orders CEO Deposed in BP Cases

U.S. District Court Judge Samuel Kent ordered BP’s top executive to give a deposition to attorneys representing workers injured in the March 2005 blasts at the company’s Texas City facility. The deposition of John Browne is for the 52 cases filed in federal court and is separate from a still-contested deposition sought in cases filed […]

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Lawsuit Claims Ship Operators Exposing Workers to Asbestos

Employees on some ships operated by a Houston firm are constantly exposed to asbestos dust that seeps from bulkheads and ceilings, two workers claim in a federal lawsuit filed here. Frank Owens, 29, of Galveston and Louis Buckner, 43, of Silsbee are asking U.S. District Judge Sam Kent to keep Horizon Offshore Contractors Inc. from […]

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Records point to an internal debate at BP

TEXAS CITY — Publicly, BP Texas City officials say they are confident that the main flare used during a massive emissions event in 2010 met federal standards and that the volume of emissions was not greater than the company reported to regulators, despite a 2007 study that questioned the flare’s efficiency. However, court depositions and company […]

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BP Settles More Lawsuits

More than 100 lawsuits against BP about a series of fatal 2005 blasts should be settled by next week, the plaintiffs’ attorney said Monday. The pending settlement may get the company’s CEO off the hook from having to testify before a federal court. Still, BP’s top executive, John Browne, may have to give a deposition […]

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BP Texas City: deja vu all over again

Just days after the U.S. Chemical Safety Board released preliminary findings of its investigation into the Deepwater Horizon accident that showed BP failed to apply lessons from earlier disasters to its offshore operations we now see it didn’t learn them onshore, either. After BP’s explosion at its Texas City refinery in 2005 that killed 15 […]

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