Judiciary Panel Passes SPILL Act to Bring Liability Laws to the 21st Century

Today marks a major step forward in bringing fairness and equality to damages recoverable by family members of the Deepwater Horizon event and families that will suffer the loss of a loved one at sea in the future. The bill must still make its way through a full vote on the House floor. On Wednesday, June 30th, the Senate will take up Senator Schumer’s and Senator Leahy’s similar bills. In other words, there is still a lot that can occur to these bills and, we urge that you continue to send letters to your Representative and Senators.[B] Read Full Story