For those residents who have been affected by the major oil spill that happened over at the Gulf of Mexico, there may be a possibility for you to be able to file an oil spill claim against the responsible parties, or file an oil spill claim to the National Pollution Funds Center. For those residents in Louisiana, a number of groups composed of oil spill lawyers are available to assist you in either filing an oil spill claim or filing a lawsuit against the accountable party. Aside from Louisiana, places severely affected by this oil spill include Alabama, Mississippi, Texas and Florida. Residents from these places who has had to suffer from personal injury or death, property loss or income loss, can file their claims or lawsuits to the corresponding agencies that will facilitate these oil spill claims or legal actions.
Before filing a legal action, it is important to consult first with an expert oil spill attorney as to what best action to pursue which can give the claim holder a better chance at winning. As BP’s corporate lawyers will also do anything to save their companies from losing a lot of money, it would be a wise decision to know all the options one can do and which option will give a better probability of success.