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BP Deepwater Horizon Claim Policy 495 Gutted by 5th Circuit

A few weeks ago the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit ripped the heart out of Policy 495’s claimant-unfriendly “matching” methodology. Specifically, the Court held that certain specialized formulas, those used to “match” the “unmatched” profit and […]

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BP Business Economic Loss Claim Appeal 2017-649:Professional Services Methodology Applied to Law Firm Even Though Greater Portion of Work Occurs at End of Case

The following is an Appeal Panel Decision issued pursuant to Section 6 of the BP Deepwater Horizon Economic & Property Damages Settlement Agreement and the Rules Governing the BP Appeals Process. Links may have been added to assist the reader. The original decision […]

Tom Young

BP Business Economic Loss Claim Appeal 2017-559: Non-Contingent Fee Law Firm Not Subject To Professional Services Methodology

The following is an Appeal Panel Decision issued pursuant to Section 6 of the BP Deepwater Horizon Economic & Property Damages Settlement Agreement and the Rules Governing the BP Appeals Process. Links may have been added to assist the reader. The original decision […]

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BP Business Economic Loss Claim Appeal 2017-486: Professional Services Methodology Applied to Computer Design Company

The following is an Appeal Panel Decision issued pursuant to Section 6 of the BP Deepwater Horizon Economic & Property Damages Settlement Agreement and the Rules Governing the BP Appeals Process. Links may have been added to assist the reader. The original decision […]

Tom Young

BP Business Economic Loss Claim Appeal 2017-453:Professional Services Methodology Applied To Law Firm–Claim Denied

The following is an Appeal Panel Decision issued pursuant to Section 6 of the BP Deepwater Horizon Economic & Property Damages Settlement Agreement and the Rules Governing the BP Appeals Process. Links may have been added to assist the reader. The original decision […]

Tom Young

BP Business Economic Loss Claim Appeal 2017-256: Contingent Fee Law Firm Merits Professional Services Methodology

The following is an Appeal Panel Decision issued pursuant to Section 6 of the BP Deepwater Horizon Economic & Property Damages Settlement Agreement and the Rules Governing the BP Appeals Process. Links may have been added to assist the reader. The original decision […]

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BP Business Economic Loss Claim Appeal 2017-172: Law Firm’s Claim Denied Despite Passing All Seven Matching Criteria of Policy 495Not Triggering

The following is an Appeal Panel Decision issued pursuant to Section 6 of the BP Deepwater Horizon Economic & Property Damages Settlement Agreement and the Rules Governing the BP Appeals Process. Links may have been added to assist the reader. The original decision […]

Tom Young

BP Business Economic Loss Claim Appeal 2017-58: For Revenue Allocation Purposed, Closing Date of Legal Case Is When Money Disbursed, Not When Case “Closed”

The following is an Appeal Panel Decision issued pursuant to Section 6 of the BP Deepwater Horizon Economic & Property Damages Settlement Agreement and the Rules Governing the BP Appeals Process. Links may have been added to assist the reader. The original decision […]

Tom Young

BP Business Economic Loss Claim Appeal 2017-24: Attorney’s Claim Fails When Revenues and Expenses Spread Over “Life of the Engagement”

The following is an Appeal Panel Decision issued pursuant to Section 6 of the BP Deepwater Horizon Economic & Property Damages Settlement Agreement and the Rules Governing the BP Appeals Process. Links may have been added to assist the reader. The original decision […]

Tom Young

BP Business Economic Loss Claim Appeal 2016-2030: Law Firm Revenue/Expenses Allocated In Straight Line Not In Month Received

The following is an Appeal Panel Decision issued pursuant to Section 6 of the BP Deepwater Horizon Economic & Property Damages Settlement Agreement and the Rules Governing the BP Appeals Process. Links may have been added to assist the reader. The original decision […]