Baldwin County hires lawyers for BP claims

Representatives from four law firms hired Tuesday by the County Commission will meet Thursday with BP PLC lawyers about Baldwin claims for damages from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

The commission voted 3-1 to hire the firms of Riley and Jackson of Birmingham, Frederick Kuykendall III of Fairhope, Johnston Druhan of Mobile and Blackburn and Conner of Bay Minette to represent the county

Commissioner Robert “Bob” James voted against the motion.

Baldwin County hires lawyers for BP claims