Alabama is trailing behind Louisiana and Florida in the amount of claims that have been filed and payed, according to reports filed by officials that are in charge of the fund.
Baldwin and Mobile counties are at the top of the list for the amount of people that have received payments for their claims but records show that nearly 38,000 are still pending.
The Governor of Alabama announced that he concerned with the speed of the payments and he spoke with Fienberg, the attorney in charge of the fund, and said that the claims need to be paid now and the process needs to be accelerated. According to data, Louisiana has received the most money with $43.8 million, but Florida has the most claims processed with 4,323.
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