A U.S. District Court approves the medical benefits portion of BP's $7.8B settlement relating to...

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

A U.S. District Court approves the medical benefits portion of BP's $7.8B settlement relating to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The action resolves the claims of clean-up workers and residents of certain Gulf Coast areas who say they sustained personal injuries related to exposure to oil spilled or to chemical dispersants used in the clean-up. (earlier)