A Democratic lawmaker asked U.S. health officials to investigate the practices of debt collector Accretive Health Inc., accused of demanding that emergency room patients pay their bills before receiving care at a hospital group in Minnesota.
Cameron International Corp., facing thousands of claims from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, sued one of its insurers for allegedly refusing to pay $50 million in coverage, a move the manufacturer says threatened a $250 million settlement with BP Plc.
A section of pipe on BP Plc ’s Gulf of Mexico well became trapped and prevented blades from cutting the pipe to stop the flow of oil, triggering the biggest U.S. offshore spill, according to a study released by the Interior Department and U.S. Coast Guard.
The blowout preventer that failed to stop last year’s BP Plc oil spill should undergo more tests by U.S. officials to identify possible design flaws, according to one of the federal agencies investigating the disaster.
Transocean Ltd. , the owner and operator of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig that exploded one year ago yesterday, was sued by BP Plc for billions of dollars in damages related to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.