Lawsuits Being Filed Over Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Last Updated on June 26, 2017

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects
Businesses and workers who have or will suffer lost wages or profits due to the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Gulf of Mexico oil spill is expected to cause financial losses for many business and workers along the Gulf Coast, including commercial fisherman, charter fishing guides, tour operators, tourism businesses, and seafood processing plants.
Businesses and individuals expected to be adversely affected by the Gulf Coast oil spill include, but are not limited to the following: companies and workers involved in commercial fishing, oyster and shrimping industries; companies and workers involved in the seafood packaging and processing industry; owners of waterfront properties including restaurants; commercial and private boat owners; dock and marina operators; and state, county and city governments.
Additional Details
Owned by Transocean and leased to BP, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig caught fire after an explosion and sank two days later.
The Deepwater horizon oil rig caught fire on April 20, 2010, and began leaking oil into the Gulf of Mexico.