Oil Spill Claims --Help from SLLS.
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) provides legal help for people with BP oil spill claims issues. We can help people understand their filing options with the Deepwater Horizon Claims Center, file an Economic Loss, Property Damage or Medical Class claim, understand documentation requirements, review settlement offers, interpret the Release of Claims, understand the tax implications of receiving a payment, and address other issues that come up in the claims process.
SLLS does not handle lawsuits relating to the BP oil spill disaster.
To access our services, call Margaret Kuklewicz at (504) 529-1000 ext. 240 or Anthony Sartorio at ext. 235.
Find more information on the Gulf Oil Spill Claims page on www.LouisianaLawHelp.org.
Update about Oil Spill claims:
Deadline to file Seafood Compensation Program Claims under the Deepwater Horizon Economic and Property Damage Settlement
All Claim Forms asserting claims under the Seafood Compensation Program portion of the Deepwater Horizon Economic and Property Damage Settlement must be filed with the Claims Administrator no later than Tuesday, January 22, 2013. The seafood compensation program covers claims by Commercial Fishermen, Seafood Boat Captains, Seafood Crew (including first mates, second mates, boatswains, and deckhands), Oyster Leaseholders, and Seafood Vessel Owners. The Claims Administrator cannot accept Seafood Compensation Program Claims filed after January 22, 2013.
Please see the Deepwater Horizon Economic Settlement website for more information about filing deadlines: www.deepwaterhorizoneconomicsettlement.com.