Senate Judiciary Committee examines role of liability caps in Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster in Washington
Christopher Jones of Baton Rouge, whose brother Gordon was killed in the April 20 explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the effects of recent court decisions and liability caps on corporate responsibility on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 8, 2010. Also testifying are Jack Coleman (C), managing partner at EnergyNorthAmerica, LLC, and Tom Galligan, president and professor of humanities at Colby Sawyer College. The photo at right is of Gordon's wife Michelle and sons Stafford Hess and Maxwell Gordon, who was born just weeks after Gordon's death. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg.
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