A U.S. judge on Friday gave final approval to BP's settlement with individuals and businesses...

|About: BP p.l.c. (BP)|By:, SA News Editor

A U.S. judge on Friday gave final approval to BP's settlement with individuals and businesses who lost money and property in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. BP has estimated it will pay $7.8B to settle more than 100K claims. The order does not address a separate medical benefits settlement for cleanup workers who say the spill made them sick.