BHP hit with Samarco claim in the UK

BHP has been served with legal proceedings filed in the Business and Property Courts of Liverpool, England by law firm SPG Law, which says it is acting on behalf of more than 200,000 claimants.

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BHP is facing a law suit in the UK over the Samarco failure. Photo: Senado Federal

The Anglo-Australian mining giant, which also has a London Stock Exchange listing, told the Australian Securities Exchange that it intended to defend the claim that reports put at £3.8 billion.