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Lafourche Parish individual alleges Deepwater Horizon spill caused economic damages

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 7, 2017, 7:56am

NEW ORLEANS – An individual employed by Redfish Rental Inc. alleges that he has sustained economic losses as a result of the Deepwater Horizon spill.

Juneau Marine Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Inc. alleges claim has not been settled

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 7, 2017, 7:29am

NEW ORLEANS – A Terrebonne Parish corporation alleges that it suffered economic damages as a result of the Deepwater Horizon spill.

Woman files suit over claim submitted to Deepwater Horizon Economic Claim Center

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 6, 2017, 8:14am

NEW ORLEANS – A Terrebonne Parish woman alleges that she has suffered economic damages as a direct result of the Deepwater Horizon spill.

Former Houma Industries employee alleges Deepwater Horizon spill affected employment

Lhalie Castillo Jul. 4, 2017, 6:27am

NEW ORLEANS – A Marrero man alleges his employment with a Houma business was affected by the Deepwater Horizon spill and that he had to retire early.

Salesman alleges that BP has neither settled nor denied submission to Deepwater Horizon claims center

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 28, 2017, 6:27am

NEW ORLEANS – A salesman for Grakco Rentals alleges his claim for damages relating to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill has not been settled or denied.

Man alleges more than 90 days has passed with no action on Deepwater Horizon claim

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 26, 2017, 9:53am

NEW ORLEANS – A truck driver residing in Louisiana that was employed in oilfield tool and equipment transportation has filed a suit over his claim with the Deepwater Horizon Claim Center.

Louisiana man sues BP for health problems allegedly caused by oil spill cleanup efforts

John Severance Jun. 22, 2017, 8:54am

A Louisiana man who helped clean up the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is suing BP, alleging that he has suffered from health problems after being exposed to crude oil and chemicals during the cleanup efforts.

Business owner seeks damages from BP for alleged losses from Deepwater Horizon spill

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 19, 2017, 8:55am

NEW ORLEANS – A Terrebonne Parish man is seeking damages from BP from an alleged reduction in economic earnings as a result of the Deepwater Horizon spill.

Belle Chase company owner alleges BP denied or failed to respond to claim for damages

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 19, 2017, 8:45am

NEW ORLEANS – A St. Tammany Parish man has filed a suit against BP over alleged damages incurred as a result of the Deepwater Horizon spill.

Ultra Wireline Services LLC files suit against BP over alleged response to oil spill claim

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 16, 2017, 7:06am

NEW ORLEANS – A Belle Chase company that provided support and services to the oil and gas industry alleges that BP has failed and/or denied its claim for damages.

Appeals court rules against industry-specific methodologies for calculating losses in BP oil spill

Dawn Geske Jun. 14, 2017, 6:40pm

A federal appeals court recently reversed a lower court ruling that approved the use of special methodologies to calculate economic losses in the construction, education, agriculture and professional services industries from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.

Kern Martin Services alleges its claim for Deepwater Horizon damages has not been compensated

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 13, 2017, 8:39am

NEW ORLEANS – An Alabama boat manufacturer is suing BP Exploration & Production Inc. and BP America Production Co. over allegations it lost profits because of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Claimants with unpaid claims from BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill to take cases to court

Nicholas Gueguen Jun. 10, 2017, 8:47am

A federal judge recently decided to allow claimants with unpaid claims stemming from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the six-month federal drilling stoppage after the spill to take their cases to court.

Crystal Seafood ordered to pay back over $1 million in BP oil spill settlement case

Dawn Geske May 24, 2017, 2:26pm

A shrimp company and its owners have been ordered to pay back over $1 million that was awarded to them through the Deepwater Horizon Economic Claims Center (DHECC) as part of the BP settlement for the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that claimed 11 lives.

BP settles oil spill disaster with Plaquemines Parish for $45M

Corinne Lincoln-Pinheiro May 14, 2017, 5:29pm

A coastal Louisiana parish, damaged in the great oil spill, finally reached a settlement with the oil company after seven years.