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Environmental Law Firm Baron & Budd Says Decision of High Court Vindicates BP Oil Spill Plaintiffs

Baron and Budd represents companies, individuals and public entities harmed by the Gulf Oil Spill DALLAS, December 9, 2014 — Yesterday's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to deny BP's petition to reopen the Deepwater [...]

December 10th, 2014|Gulf Oil Spill|

BP, Attorneys Reach Landmark Billion Dollar Settlement in Gulf Oil Spill Lawsuit

Baron and Budd Remains Active in Litigation DALLAS –(April 20, 2012) –Earlier this week a billion dollar settlement was reached between BP and attorneys on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee (PSC) in the litigation surrounding the [...]

April 20th, 2012|Gulf Oil Spill|

Baron and Budd, Member of the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, Announces Settlement in BP Oil Spill Lawsuit

DALLAS –(March 3, 2012) –As a member of the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee (PSC) spearheading the litigation surrounding the 2010 BP Gulf oil spill, Baron and Budd is pleased to announce that a settlement in principle [...]

March 3rd, 2012|Gulf Oil Spill|

Baron and Budd Stays at the Forefront of Gulf Oil Spill Litigation

Federal Report Released Today Blames BP for Majority of Spill DALLAS (September 14, 2011) –A new federal report, released Wednesday, ultimately blames BP and other companies involved for the worst offshore oil spill in the [...]

September 14th, 2011|Gulf Oil Spill|

Scott Summy of Baron & Budd, P.C. Appointed Co-Lead Counsel on Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee in BP Gulf Oil Spill Litigation

Summy Has Lengthy Track Record Battling BP DALLAS--Scott Summy, head of Baron & Budd’s water contamination team, is one of four attorneys chosen to serve on the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee for the Gulf Oil Spill [...]

October 14th, 2010|Gulf Oil Spill|

Commentary: The Legal Challenges and Ramifications of the Gulf Oil Spill

By Scott Summy, Esq. Scott Summy is a shareholder and head of the water contamination litigation group at Baron & Budd, P.C. The law firm represents a number of clients with oil-spill claims, including the [...]

October 13th, 2010|Gulf Oil Spill|

Managing Claims Arising from the Gulf Coast Oil Spill: Multi-District Litigation vs. the $20 Billion Fund

By Scott Summy The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has been an overwhelming tragedy for our environment and for coastal communities all along the Gulf Coast. It has impacted fishing, tourism, and many [...]

October 13th, 2010|Gulf Oil Spill|

Environmental Attorney Burton LeBlanc of Baron & Budd, P.C. Hired by Louisiana Office of Coastal Protection and Restoration

Firm to Evaluate Best Way to Restore Resources and Recover Economic Damages Related to BP Oil Spill BATON ROUGE (August 13, 2010) – Environmental attorney Burton LeBlanc of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and his firm Baron [...]

August 13th, 2010|Gulf Oil Spill|

Video – Shareholder Scott Summy Addresses HB Litigation Conference

July 14th, 2010|Gulf Oil Spill|