If you or your business were harmed by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, you may be able to get payments and other benefits from two separate legal settlements.
You may be eligible to participate in one or both settlements. Class members have separate rights and options with respect to each settlement including filing one or more claims, opting out of or objecting to each settlement.
For information on each settlement, please read the Detailed Notices available under the “Notices” tab above.
December 21, 2012 Update: On this date, the Court issued an Order and Reasons and Order and Judgment certifying the Economic and Property Settlement Class and granting final approval of the Economic and Property Damages Settlement Agreement.
February 12, 2014 Update: For the Medical Benefits Settlement, the remaining appeals that were pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit were dismissed on February 11, 2014. Therefore, the Effective Date of the Medical Benefits Settlement is February 12, 2014.
June 8, 2015 has been established as the deadline to submit a claim in the Economic and Property Damages (“E&PD”) Settlement. The claims process can be complex, so if you are eligible to file a claim, you should act now so you may complete your claim before the June 8, 2015 deadline.