BP Spill Claims Left Out of $8.5 Billion Pact Move Into Court

BP Spill Claims Left Out of $8.5 Billion Pact Move Into Court

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A man looks at the Gulf of Mexico while standing with his fishing rods off the pier in Long Beach, Mississippi. BP’s settlement addressed damages to waterfront property owners, coastal tourism and seafood-industry interests, as well as some medical injuries suffered by residents who worked in the spill or live within a mile of the beach.