Lawyers accused of mishandling damage claims from the 2010 BP oil spill are expected to testify today before a federal judge.
U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier is scheduled to hear the matter.
The lawyers are at the center of a 2013 probe conducted by former FBI director Louis Freeh.
Claims of fraud are linked to a settlement of civil litigation that following the Deepwater Horizon offshore rig disaster.
The lawyers set to testify today are expected to challenge the report's findings.