• Louisiana District Court Lets One of the Deepwater Horizon Parties off Easy with a Penalty of $159,500,000
  • February 24, 2016 | Author: Summer L. Nastich
  • Law Firm: Morris Polich & Purdy LLP - San Francisco Office
  • By now the Deepwater Horizon oil release and its devastating impact on the environment and the citizens of the Gulf of Mexico is seared in all of our brains. We watched with amazement the oil pouring from the well several thousand feet below the level of the sea. In the 84 days between the beginning of the spill and the plugging of the well about 3.19 million barrels of oil was released in the Gulf waters.