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Tampa Personal Injury Blogs from February, 2013

Tampa BP Oil Spill Claims Attorney Information


Many business owners and individuals who are compensated under 1099 remain unaware that they may very well qualify to submit a BP claim for economic losses stemming from the April 2010 oil spill. Everyone is aware of the blowout of BP's well in April of 2010 as it killed 11 workers and spilled nearly 200,000,000 gallons of oil into the Gulf. While Mandelbaum Trichler Law Center, P.A. is primarily known for assisting accident victims who have been injured, its attorneys are qualified to represent business owners who have sustained losses stemming from the BP oil spill.

What business owners should know is that BP established a $20,000,000,000.00 compensation fund to compensate Florida businesses that sustained an economic loss following the 2010 oil spill. Business owners should also be aware that the BP settlement provides a recovery for businesses that sustained a dip in their revenue in the months following the oil spill. It is extremely important for business owners to additionally know that the BP settlement does not require that the business provide or show that their economic loss was directly impacted by the 2010 oil spill. That means, essentially, a Florida business does not need to establish that its losses were caused by or related to the oil spill.

Let Mandelbaum Trichler Law Center answer all of your BP questions and assist you in evaluating your qualifications for a settlement. Our attorneys can additionally explain the qualified coverage map to business owners to make the initial assessment regarding qualifications for a BP spill claim. If you are a business owner, server, bartender, waiter, waitress or other 1099 employee that suffered a monetary loss in the months following the April 2010 oil spill, please contact us, your Tampa Personal Injury Attorneys.

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