August 2010 Archives

August 30, 2010

Was Your Business Affected by the Oil Spill?

For many small business owners in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, and Texas, the oil spill has meant lost profits, lost income, property damage, and health problems. Nolo has wriiten two new articles that discuss some of the legal issues raised by the BP oil spill, including whether you should file a lawsuit or submit a claim through BP's $20 billion compensation fund.Here are the articles on

BP Oil Spill Lawsuits and Legal Issues - Legal options for the thousands of people and businesses affected by the oil spill.

BP Oil Spill: Filing a Claim with BP's Compensation Fund - The process for getting a claim filed with BP's compensation fund.