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Seafood Compensation Program - Maryland Injury Lawyers Blog

The BP Gulf Oil Spill Settlement for those directly involved in the harvesting of seafood is complicated. There are a lot of rumors floating around the fishing communities in Louisiana and elsewhere and it is important that those involved in the Gulf… Read More

Gulf Oil Spill Settlement Update

The recent settlement between BP and the Plaintiffs Steering Committee is great news for those who have been struggling to get their claims paid through the GCCF. The settlement is not perfect, but all in all it is a good deal for the plaintiffs and it… Read More

Gulf Oil Spill Litigation Settlements

We are pleased to report that late last night, less than 72 hours before the trial was scheduled to begin, the Plaintiff Steering Committee in the BP Gulf Oil Spill Litigation announced a settlement with BP. this settlement should fully compensate hundreds… Read More

Vessel of Opportunity Lawsuit Filed in New Orleans

Anyone who worked in the Vessel of Opportunity program in the aftermath of the 2010 Gulf Oil Spill in Louisiana, Mississippi or elsewhere in the Gulf of Mexico, is likely entitled to damages. BP and its contractors (including U.S. Maritime Services) in… Read More

Medical Monitoring Costs Available To Those Exposed in Gulf of Mexico

On Friday September 30, 2011 there was a very important ruling from Judge Barbier-the presiding Judge in the Federal Gulf Oil Spill MDL. The Federal Court ruled that those who were exposed to the oil or the dispersant in the Gulf of Mexico can assert… Read More

Should I accept a Final Payment from the GCCF?

We urge any business or individual to have a lawyer who understands how the GCCF operates review the Gulf Oil Spill GCCF Determination Letter before accepting or rejecting an offer. We have noticed that quite often the calculations done by GCCF accountants… Read More

Gulf Oil Spill Update - Suggestions For Those Dealing with the GCCF

Our Law Firm continues to represent individuals, small businesses, fishermen and oystermen with losses as a result of the Gulf Oil Spill. We represent claimants before the Gulf Coast Claims Facility and also in Court Proceedings in the Eastern District… Read More

Gulf Oil Spill Update & Information

Today there was a status conference with Judge Barbier regarding the status of this litigation. No major rulings were issued. However lots of information was presented which people may want to know about.1. The first trial is set for February 27, 2012.… Read More

Feinberg Treating Louisiana Fisherman Poorly

Today there was an excellent article in the Times Picayune about how Kenneth Feinberg and the GCCF are failing the fishermen in Louisiana. The article discusses how the GCCF has made ridiculously high claims payouts to people who did not necessarily deserve… Read More

Silver Spring Lawyer Fights For BP Oil Spill Victims In Louisiana

In 2005, Hurricane Katrina left St. Bernard Parish of Eastern Louisiana under water for nearly three weeks. In less than a month, the fishing community was swallowed up by Hurricane Rita's flooding. Five years later, the community's main source… Read More

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