Since there is no real ryhme or reason to make anyone pay as much as the gov't wants. The gov't is like a mob where you have to pay the guys at the top to sit on their duffs watching porn all day. Then they want to take away your guns too. From here on out I am calling our politicians .... my uncle Vinny.
Or the soup #$%$. "You get nut-ting!!!" Offer the amount under the statutes with the provisio that the money is to be held in trust until BP appeals the validity of the statute in the first place as being unreasonably punitive.