My boat was damaged by the BP oil spill. Is it covered under the OPA?

Q: My boat was damaged by the BP oil spill. Is it covered under the OPA?

BP Oil Spill ClaimA: If you have sustained any damages as a direct result of the BP oil spill, you may be eligible to submit a claim. For example, if your boat was damaged, you may submit a claim which covers the loss due to the destruction of your property or the cost of restoring your boat to its pre-spill condition. Information you must provide in your BP Oil Spill Claim:
  • Proof of ownership of the boat
  • Proof that the boat was damaged
  • Value of the boat both before and after the damage
  • Cost of repair, or replacement if repair is not a viable option
There are many different instances in which a claim can be filed under the OPA. For a list of circumstances in which you may file a claim, contact a BP oil spill attorney at Fetterman & Associates at 561-845-2510. Our oil spill lawyers are experienced in filing all types of BP oil spill claims to ensure you receive the compensation to which you are lawfully entitled.

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