Florida Sues BP For Oil Spill Damages

Posted on Apr 24, 2013

Three years to the day after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Florida became the fourth state to sue for damages over the 2010 catastrophe.

According to the lawsuit, employees at BP and its drilling partner — the cement contractor Halliburton Inc. — ignored warnings of a leak before the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, killing 11 people and dumping oil for miles along the Gulf Coast.