Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Settlements
Settlement funds and benefits have been provided for people and businesses harmed by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Lestelle & Lestelle is ready to help people and businesses with claims relating to the Deepwater Horizon Settlement Program. We work on behalf of businesses and individuals who have been harmed by the April 20, 2010 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Money and benefits are available for qualified businesses, people and other entities located throughout Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama and in certain counties in Texas and Florida, through two separate class action settlements:
• Economic & Property Damages Settlement
• Medical Benefits Settlement
YOU MUST SUBMIT A CLAIM FORM TO DETERMINE IF YOU QUALIFY FOR PAYMENT AND/OR BENEFITS UNDER THESE SETTLEMENTS
We are happy to speak to you about whether you may be included in one or both of these class action settlements.
Economic & Property Damages Settlement
Who is Included in the Economic & Property Damages Settlement?
Individuals, businesses and real property owners may be entitled to payment from this settlement.
What does the Economic & Property Damages Settlement Provide?
It makes payments to qualified businesses, individuals and real property owners for certain types of losses, such as:
• Business Economic Loss
• Individual Economic Loss
• Loss of Subsistence
• Vessel Physical Damage
• Vessels of Opportunity Charter Payment
• Real Property Sales Loss
• Coastal Real Property Damage
• Wetlands Real Property Damage
• Seafood Compensation
For example, if you sold residential real estate along the Gulf Coast between Grand Isle, Louisiana and the Florida panhandle between April 21, 2010 and December 31, 2010, you may be entitled to compensation from the settlement. Sold properties which qualify for compensation are entitled to a payment equal to 12.5% of the sales price of the property.
Businesses throughout Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and parts of Florida and Texas are qualifying for payments under the settlement. Contact us for a free consultation to help you determine if your business may qualify to recover compensation under the terms of the settlement.
Medical Benefits Settlement
Who is included in the Medical Benefits Settlement?
Oil spill clean-up workers and people who resided in a specific area along the Gulf Coast during specific periods in 2010 may be entitled to benefits from this settlement.
What types of benefits are provided?
The following benefits are provided to people who qualify:
• Payments for acute (short-term) and chronic (ongoing) medical conditions occurring after exposure to oil or chemical dispersants
• Periodic medical examinations
• Creation of a Gulf Region Health Outreach Program, consisting of projects to strengthen the healthcare system
YOU MUST SUBMIT A CLAIM FORM TO REQUEST MEDICAL BENEFITS
Contact Lestelle & Lestelle right away to schedule a free consultation with one of our attorneys. It’s simple – just call us.