The State of Louisiana was the first to be affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Heavy oil has been washing ashore on the coastal areas and fragile wetlands of Louisiana with great frequency since the disaster first began on April 20th. Coastal Fishing and Tourism in Louisiana have suffered total devastation. As of July 20th, more than 29,000 claims have been filed with BP in the state.
The policies and procedures of new and independent Gulf Coast Claims Facility
will become more accessible in the near future as the program ramps up. When that takes place, its going to be increasing clear which claims situations could gain advantage from the support of a lawyer.
In a recent interview, Kenneth Feinberg, who is the administrator of the new Gulf Coast Claims Facility, said that most men and women with an eligible claim will not need the services of a lawyer. Over the next few weeks it will become more apparent which types of BP claims are eligible and which could benefit from assistance.
Claim areas that cloud contain some uncertainty include lost money in real estate property values, lost revenue from companies and people with difficult accounting or businesses dealing with cash.
As more information becomes available about the Gulf Coast Claims Facility, we will try to pass it to you quickly so you can be informed with accurate information to make the important decisions that affect you and your family.
In the event that you or your company has been affected by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill you would like to speak to a lawyer about support with your BP claim, please make contact with us by phone or complete the form on this web page and a Louisiana claims attorney specialist will contact you promptly.
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