Audit: Vast Majority of BP Oil Spill Claims Payments Are Correct

Last week, results of a third-party audit of the oil spill settlement program were released which showed the settlement program has correctly processed 99.5 percent of claims. According to the Times-Picayune, the audit concluded the program is “well-designed and appropriate” and made no major recommendations for improvement. In its attempts to degrade the Program and those who take…

Attorneys and Accountants Representing Clients in BP Settlement Program: Let Us Co-Counsel or Be Your Referral Partner So you Can Move On with Your Business

The BP Settlement Program, which commenced in 2012, was supposed to be straightforward, objective, and transparent.  As it turns out, new policies, increasing document requests, and frequent appeals have complicated the process to the point of frustration for many on the client service side.  In addition, far more advocacy is required for successful claims representation. …

While Economic Recovery Claim Payments Restart, Environmental Impacts of BP Oil Spill Still Being Discovered

More than four years after the BP oil spill, the full extent of the impact is still unknown.  That’s because environmental experts are still uncovering damage.  Just last month, a massive tar mat, measuring 32 feet long and 9 feet wide, was discovered off of Gulf Islands National Seashore’s Fort Pickens Beach. Florida Panhandle officials…