The Alabama and Mississippi attorneys general have asked a federal judge to reject BP’s request to temporarily stop settlement payouts for economic loss and property damage claims stemming from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Last week, BP filed a motion to block further settlement payments and alleged that the court-appointed administrator violated the terms of the settlement in the manner in which payouts were calculated. But Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange and Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, both of whom are currently involved in the ongoing civil trial against BP and other responsible for the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, said BP is trying to back out of an agreement it signed because it realized its costs would be greater than it initially anticipated. The Mobile, Alabama, oil spill attorneys at Long & Long continue to evaluate claims from those who suffered revenue loss or diminution of property value after the oil spill. Our lawyers are currently investigating claims related to:
Time for business owners and property owners from the Gulf Coast regions of Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Florida and Texas to file a claim is limited. If you suffered economic loss or property damage following the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, please contact Long & Long today to schedule your free case consultation.