Attorneys of Levin, Papantonio and Weitz & Luxenberg to Host Meeting in Pensacola, Florida with Environmental Advocates Erin Brockovich and Carol Moore
Information for fishermen and businesses affected by the BP oil spill
Levin, Papantonio has invited the law firm Weitz & Luxenberg to join noted environmental advocates Erin Brockovich and Carol Moore to help those affected by the BP oil spill—4 million gallons and counting—in the Gulf of Mexico. An explosion on April 20, 2010, killed 11 workers, and sank the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, setting in motion the unfolding catastrophe.
WHO: Levin, Papantonio, Thomas, Mitchell, Rafferty & Proctor, P.A. have invited Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. to co-host environmental advocates Erin Brockovich and Carol Moore.
WHAT: Our firms invite residents of Pensacola, Florida, and surrounding areas, to attend a special meeting with Erin Brockovich, Carol Moore and our environmental attorneys to discuss the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill and its aftermath, answer questions, lend support and help people understand their rights.
WHEN: Thursday, May 20, 2010, 6:00pm CT
WHERE: Saenger Theater
118 North Palafox Street
Pensacola, FL 32502
Brockovich and Moore are traveling to Gulf States, including Florida, Alabama and Mississippi, to meet with the people impacted by the spill and to discuss with them how they have been affected and will be impacted in the future.
“I would like to tell the local commercial fishermen who aren’t able to earn a living, and other business owners ‘You have rights and we can help,’ said Brockovich.
“As someone who has lived in this community for more than forty years, much of that time dedicated to protecting our natural resources, I am deeply disturbed by the events unfolding in our environment,” said Moore.
Levin Papantonio and Weitz & Luxenberg, together with a consortium of law firms, has filed lawsuits in response to the BP oil spill. The cases which were filed against BP, Halliburton, Cameron and other parties, seek to recover damages suffered by clients as a result of the Gulf oil spill.