BP Oil Spill Settlement Will Start to Provide Justice for Gulf Coast ResidentsMarch 14, 2012
British Petroleum (BP) has recently agreed to a settlement with plaintiffs suing for damages as a result of the Gulf Coast oil spill in 2010, the worst oil spill in our nation’s history. Although negotiations are still underway, BP representatives have estimated the company will spend an approximate $7.8 billion on the settlement. However, this number is simply an estimate, as the BP Oil spill settlement has not been finalized.
The damages or monetary compensation from every lawsuit or settlement are divided up into categories so that the amount of money is allocated for each particular type of claim for injury or damage. The BP settlement will be divided into two groups, people who suffered economic loss and people who became sick because of the oil and dispersants. The Amaro Law Firm is pleased with the fact that the BP oil spill cleanup workers who were exposed to the chemical dispersants and the oil spill will be allowed to participate in the settlement. Click on the following link for more information on the dispersant:Dangers of Corexit for information on the types of symptoms people may suffer as a result of exposure to dispersants.
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The Amaro Law Firm has experienced attorneys who know what it takes to make sure the BP oil spill victims receive the justice they deserve. We are currently working to help thousands of victims of the BP oil spill, and we know what it takes to help you. If you think you or a loved one were exposed to harmful chemicals used in the BP Oil Spill cleanup, please clickhere to get in contact with an experienced attorney, or contact us toll free at 877-892-2797 or locally 713-864-1941.