Saturday, September 21, 2013
BP Settlement and the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee
In March of 2012, BP Oil reached a proposed class action settlement with the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee which BP has valued at about $7.8 billion. The court will consider final approval of the settlement at a Fairness Hearing scheduled for November 8, 2012. On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and Ringler colleague, Wayne Wagner join guest, Attorney Paul Sterbcow from the firm Lewis, Kullman, Sterbcow & Abramson, to give a behind the scenes look at the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee and provide updates on a potential settlement for the worst oil spill in U.S. history.