British Petroleum SETTLEMENT

BP Settlement - BP Oil Spill Claims - Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama and Florida

BP Oil Spill Settlement Reached - You May Be Entitled To Compensation

Call to speak with Porter & Malouf, P.A. to determine your eligibility at (601) 957-1173 and for a free consult. On March 2, 2012, BP (British Petroleum) agreed to uncapped compensation to businesses and individuals who have incurred financial losses resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. BP agreed to place and initial $7.8 billion dollars under court supervision of Federal Judge Carl Barbier for initial payment to claimants. 

Do I Have A Claim?

Individuals that have lost income due to the Gulf Coast BP oil spill are likely to receive monies from the BP Oil Spill Fund. Listed below are a few of the individuals that may receive compensation. Keep in mind that there are many other individuals or businesses with legal right to a claim who may not be listed below. It is important that you call to speak with Porter & Malouf, P.A. to determine your eligibility at (601) 957-1173 and for a free consult. 

Individuals That May Have a Claim:

  • Property Owners
  • Rental Property Owners
  • Resort Employees and Owners
  • Condo Owners
  • Realtors
  • Shrimpers
  • Charter Boat Captains
  • Crawfish Fishermen
  • Oyster Lease Holders
  • Commercial Fishermen
  • Tourism Employees
  • Truck Drivers
  • Hotel Owners & Employees
  • Bar Owners & Employees
  • Restaurant Owners & Employees
  • Cleaning Service Owners & Employees
  • Concrete Company Owners & Employees
  • Marine Engineers
  • Seafood Packers
  • Gulf Employees
  • Construction Company Owners & Employees
  • Commercial Painting Owners & Employees
  • Oil Riggers
  • Crane Operators
  • Landscaping Employees
  • Brick Masons
  • Distributors
  • Property Managers
  • Landscaping Company Owners
  • Boat Owners for Commercial Fishing Industry
  • Marina Owners & Employees
  • Pier Owners & Employees
  • Boat Ramp Owners & Employees
  • Dock Owners & Employees
  • Ship Building & Repair Owners & Employees

Filing a Medical Claim for Injury from Cleanup of the BP Oil Spill

Individuals that suffered injury due to exposure while cleaning up the BP Oil Spill of 2010 may be entitled to receive financial compensation. Here are some of the symptoms, diseases, or illnesses that may allow you to be eligible for a medical claim:

Short Term Injuries: headaches, nausea, coughing, respiratory problems, chemical pneumonitis, skin lesions or damage.

Long Term Injuries: Liver disease, cancer, kidney disease, suppressed immune system, infertility, anemia, lung damage, birth defects, abnormal hormone levels, abnormal growth and neurocognitive damage to children and others.

If you feel that you, a loved one, or your child was harmed due to the effects of exposure to the BP Oil Spill, call to speak with Porter & Malouf, P.A. to determine your eligibility at (601) 957-1173 for a free consult.

How Much Can I Receive From The BP Oil Spill Settlement?

The actual amount each claimant may be able to recover will depend on the amount of loss the claimant is asserting and the location of the business or individual.

Under the terms of the BP Oil Spill Settlement, the following three groups will be able to recover financial or economic compensation:

  • Economic Loss Claims- Individuals or businesses that suffered financial losses from the oil spill will be compensated within a framework intended to encompass all economic losses reasonably related to the spill.
  • Medical Benefits- Gulf Coast residents and clean-up workers who suffered acute or chronic illnesses from their exposure to oil and chemical dispersants in the weeks and months following the oil spill will be able to recover for their injuries. Also, residents living in the coastal wetlands areas of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and the Florida Panhandle will be compensated for a broad range of specific medical conditions such as respiratory, skin, stomach, head and headaches, and a host of other ailments.
  • Affected Property Owners- Property owners and long-term leasees of waterfront properties in the affected coastal and wetlands region are eligible to receive compensation for loss of use and enjoyment of their property.

If you feel that you and/or your business suffered medical or economic damage as a result of the BP Oil Spill of 2010, call to speak with Porter & Malouf, P.A. to determine your eligibility at (601) 957-1173 and for a free consult.