Consequences of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Who can forget the most devastating oil spill in U.S. history, when more than 4.9 million barrels were released in the ocean off of the Louisiana coast? Although it has been nearly three years since the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion, countless businesses and individuals along the coast are still being forced to manage the debilitating aftermath. Businesses throughout Louisiana, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi and Texas have had a hard time recovering from the economic ramifications of the oil spill, while a substantial number of individuals have struggled with unemployment and decreased earnings.
Fortunately, many have already had the opportunity to pursue civil action against the company that has been deemed responsible: British Petroleum (BP). This multinational oil and gas company has already doled out more than eight billion dollars to thousands of businesses and individuals that were affected by the devastating oil spill, so you should not hesitate to take action if you have been forced to suffer through the consequences of BP’s negligent actions, as well. You may be entitled to damages for the economic losses that you have endured, so we encourage you to get in touch with a Montgomery personal injury lawyer at our firm to discuss your case.
Who can qualify for an oil spill claim?
Throughout Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana and a small portion of Texas, a substantial number of businesses have been affected by the BP oil spill. At Morris, Andrews, Talmadge & Driggers, LLC, we are available to assist several different types of businesses in filing an appropriate claim, including:
- Construction Companies
- Auto Body Repair Shops
- Boat Repair Shops
- Real Estate Companies
- Medical Supply Companies
- Timber Companies
- Retail Stores
- Manufacturing Companies
If your business has been affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion, you do not necessarily have to prove that there is a connection between the oil spill and a drop in your revenue. There is a flexible qualification formula that a large percentage of businesses and individuals are able to meet.
How much will it cost to file a claim against BP?
When you bring your case to Morris, Andrews, Talmadge & Driggers, LLC, it won’t cost you a thing to figure out whether or not you qualify to file a claim. Our dedicated legal team will review your case for free, so you have nothing to lose when you schedule your free initial consultation. Should you qualify to file a claim against BP, however, our Montgomery personal injury attorneys will work for you on a contingency fee basis. This means that we won’t expect you to pay us a fee unless we are successful in recovering compensation on your behalf. If we win your case, you will only be asked to pay your lawyer 15%, which means that you will be able to walk away with a guaranteed 85% percent of the gross recovery.
What do I need to do to get started?
Getting started is easy. All you have to do is pick up the phone to take the first step. When you call our firm at (888) 694-0174, you will have the opportunity to speak to an experienced legal professional from our firm through a free initial consultation, or we can even evaluate your case online when you fill out and submit a free case evaluation form. For this reason, you should not hesitate to take action today. The legal team at Morris, Andrews, Talmadge & Driggers, LLC looks forward to hearing from you soon.