Oil giant BP took out a $500 MILLION advertising campaign in attempt to sway the public ( and judges?) that it should not be held accountable for causing the worst environmental disaster in U.S. History. BP wants people to believe that BP is the victim and that it should not be forced to abide by the settlement agreement that BP negotiated and collaborated on with their BILLION dollar attorneys.
On March 3, a second 5th Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled that BP must abide by the settlement that it negotiated and asked a Federal District Court to approve. The recent ruling vindicated Judge Barbier and Claims Administrator Patrick Juneau, whom BP had orchestrated a massive PR campaign against. Here is a good read: http://bit.ly/1eROy2b