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Florida AG urges spill victims to get lawyers

•  Recent Cases     updated  2010/12/19 11:30


Attorneys general in four Gulf Coast states are urging oil spill victims to check with lawyers before settling claims against BP PLC.

They issued consumer advisories Friday in Florida, Alabama, Louisiana and Texas. Earlier this week Claims Administrator Kenneth Feinberg completed his plan to give claimants three payment options — interim, final and quick.

Those opting for final or quick payments must sign away their right to sue BP for additional damages. The attorneys general said they should consult with a lawyer first.

BP's Deepwater Horizon rig exploded in April, spilling oil into the water for three months. In Florida only a few beaches were fouled, but the spill scared away tourists and businesses across the state had financial losses.




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