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New Gulf Compensation Chief Lags in Processing Claims

Kenneth Feinberg’s new system for handling claims from the Gulf oil spill is already running into delays. Feinberg had guaranteed a two-day response time, but some claimants say it isn’t happening yet.

BP's Claims Reporting Leaves a Fuzzy Picture

How well claimants are being compensated for oil spill damages is impossible to tell from BP’s numbers. Those who have been paid are all counted the same, regardless of the details., Time and Others Join Our BP Claims Project

Other news organizations are helping ProPublica reach people who have filed claims in the BP oil spill.

In Shakeup, Incoming Spill Claims Czar Will Drop BP's Contractor

The independent claims czar for the BP spill plans to drop the contractor BP had been using and hire two companies to replace it.

Newsrooms Join ProPublica in Examining BP Claims Process: More Welcome

Examining the handling of 140,000 claims filed for damages from the BP oil spill is a job too big for any one newsroom.

BP Confirms That Thousands of Claims Decisions Will Be Deferred

BP acknowledges its decision to hold off paying many claims -- and will wait for Kenneth Feinberg, the independent administrator, to take over.

BP Leaves Many Damage Claims Waiting in Limbo

BP is lagging on deciding the validity of many damage claims, and claimants may have to wait until after the special administrator takes over later this month.

Tell Us About Your BP Claim

ProPublica’s Unofficial Guide to BP Spill Claims

Seeking compensation for damages from the Gulf spill? Here’s our handy guide.

¿Usted ha registrado una demanda con BP?

Lectores, necesitamos su ayuda. Es hora de examinar la operación masiva de las demandas establecida por BP para los daños del derramamiento de crudo y gas en el Golfo de México.

Đang khiếu nại về dầu tràn với BP?

Đang khiếu nại về dầu tràn với BP?

Have You Filed a Claim With BP?

To hold BP and the government accountable, ProPublica wants to hear from those who have filed damage claims related to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Reporting Network Doc Squad

Tennessee, Virginia, Arkansas, Georgia and Delaware have adopted laws that restrict freedom of information requests to state citizens only. So ProPublica needs occasional help from readers to get public records in those places.

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