BP (BP -0.2%) argues in a court filing strong tourism along the Gulf Coast should limit damages...

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

BP (BP -0.2%) argues in a court filing strong tourism along the Gulf Coast should limit damages for future losses from the ongoing oil spill. This leads to an interesting question: Did BP agree to spend tens of millions of dollars to aggressively advertise travel in the Gulf states in order to avoid even larger court settlements down the road?