Causes of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Oil spills can not only have a severely adverse effect on the environment, but they can also effectively destroy many people’s way of life. In April of 2010, the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon devastated businesses and home owners all along the coast. Though the specific cause of the explosion and subsequent oil spill may be impossible to discern, it is clear that the negligence of one or more parties involved with the rig was a significant contributing factor.

If you have suffered losses due to the oil spill but have had your compensation claim denied, we can help you to pursue legal action. To learn more, contact the oil spill denied claim attorneys of Williams Hart at 800-821-1544 to discuss your case with a tenacious and experienced lawyer.

Negligence and the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

There were many parties involved in the events leading up to the Deepwater Horizon explosion. The oil company, the manufacturers of the rig and its various parts, the employees, and many more people and entities played a part. The following are some of the notable causes for concern which may indicate sufficient negligence to warrant the pursuit of legal action:

  • Cutting costs at the expense of safety requirements
  • Absence of reform and maintenance

Compensation for Victims of the Oil Spill

If the explosion of the oil rig significantly impacted your way of life, you may file a claim with the Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF) to receive financial assistance. The following are some of the costly expenses related to the spill:

  • Property Damage
  • Lost Tourism Revenue
  • Lost Rental Property Revenue
  • Lost Income Claims
  • Spill Cleanup Claims

If your initial claim was denied, you can appeal the decision with the help of the oil spill attorneys at the law firm of William Kherkher.

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The negligence of the major oil companies caused industries all along the gulf coast to experience substantial losses. Contact the oil spill denied claim attorneys of Williams Hart by calling 800-821-1544 for a free consultation and assistance in pursuing the compensation that you deserve.

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