Brian Blackwell Speaks about

Attorney Brian Blackwell from the law firm Blackwell and Associates recently spoke to a group of business owners in Louisiana about the work that he and Williams Hart are doing in the region to help those who have suffered because of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. He also discussed how the website can help business owners determine whether or not they are eligible to file a claim. To learn more about this event and how can help business owners throughout the gulf coast region, click here.

BP refuses to reimburse wildlife preserve for expenses

The Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge (ECWR) in Northwest Florida is dedicated to rescuing sea turtles and marine animals which have been injured as a result of the BP oil spill. However, the donations the volunteers of the ECWR get from private citizens are not enough to keep them going, and BP is refusing to reimburse them for the expenses.

The refuge – which is required to do everything within its power to save oil-covered animals – requested a $3,000 reimbursement from BP for costs associated with the helping animals injured in the spill, but was turned down flat. According to BP, accepting both donations and reimbursements for the company would amount to “double-dipping.” A spokesman for the company suggested that, as a volunteer organization, ECWR had no right to expect reimbursement for their work.

Meanwhile, the refuge continues its work to treat and rehabilitate the animals injured as the result of the tragic oil spill, slowly hemorrhaging money.

If your property has been damaged as the result of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the oil-spill attorneys of Williams Hart may be able to help you get the compensation you deserve. Contact us today by calling 800-821-1544.

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