Month: January 2013

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  • January
    29 2013

    10 Million Dollar Overtime Wage Lawsuit Filed Against Oil and Gas Company

    According to the Southeast Texas Record, a field engineer has filed a $10 million lawsuit against an oil and gas well company for misclassifying the engineers as an exempt employees and not paying overtime wages. Sources say the Defendant in the lawsuit is Trican Well Service Ltd. and the lawsuit was filed on January 9 […]

  • January
    14 2013

    Update: Federal Judge Approves Deepwater Horizon Medical Settlement

    On Friday January 11, 2013, a federal judge in Louisiana gave his final approval to the Deepwater Horizon Medical Settlement. The settlement is between BP and as many as 100,000 cleanup workers who responded to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. These individuals were exposed to a variety of toxic chemicals during the cleanup and […]