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Gulf Oil Spill: Then and Now

The Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded on April 20, 2010, killing 11 workers and wreaking havoc on the Gulf Coast. (Photo: AP)
The Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded on April 20, 2010, killing 11 workers and wreaking havoc on the Gulf Coast. (Photo: AP)

The Gulf Oil Spill of April 20, 2010, was an unprecedented catastrophic event caused by man. It has taken a toll on the environment, the previously ravaged Gulf Coast, and the livelihood of its people. The enormity of the impact is still being determined as the claim process continues, which begs the question: What is happening now with the key players involved in paying claims?

Darryl Willis

Worley Catastrophe

Ken Feinberg

Legal Reaction

Brent Coon“It’s probably the largest economic disaster our country has ever faced,” said Brent Coon of Beaumont, Texas, whose law firm is handling several hundred cases related to the oil spill.

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