Before filing a claim, individuals looking for relief due to oil leak damages (both to their property and for lost wages) must call 1-800-440-0858. After reporting their claim to that number and following the directions therein, individuals may then go to a Oil-Spill Claim Center for assistance in receiving compensation. For those looking to make an oil spill claim against BP for the April 20th explosion of the Deepwater Horizon, here is the contact and filing locales in Jefferson Parish:
Grand Isle Community Center, 3811 Louisiana 1, Grand Isle Jean Lafitte Town Hall, 2607 Jean Lafitte Blvd., Jean Lafitte 2766 Belle Chasse Highway, south of Gretna between Terry Parkway and Behrman Highway.
For those in St. Bernard Parish, the Deepwater Claims Center is located at 1345 Bayou Road, St Bernard at the Rosa Ducros Tennant Museum. Open 8 am – 8 pm.
Those affected in Plaquemines Parish (Venice, etc.) may go to the Claims Center located at 41093 Highway 23, Boothville, LA 70038. Open 9 am – 5 pm daily.
The St. Tammany Parish/Slidell claims office opened to the public at 7 a.m. Monday for helping in the filing of claims relating to the Deepwater Horizon explosion and the resulting oil spill. The center is located at 2040 Gause Blvd. Suite 10, of I-10.
For those with Small Businesses wishing to speak with representatives of the Small Business Administration regarding their options under the SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program can visit the following locales’ Business Recovery Center
LSBDC Greater New Orleans Region UNO Jefferson Center 3330 N. Causeway, Suite 422 Metairie, LA 70002 Monday to Friday, 8:30 am-5 pm
Grand Isle Community Center Rotary Room 3811 Highway 1 Grand Isle, LA 70358 Monday to Friday, 8 am – 5 pm
South Lafourche Public Library 16241 East Main Street Cut Off, LA 70345 Mondays through Fridays, 9 am – 6 pm
Vietnamese Initiatives in Economic Training 4655 Michoud Boulevard, #D6, 1st Floor New Orleans, LA 70129 Monday to Friday, 8 am-5 pm
St. Patrick’s Church Family Life Center 28698 Highway 23 Port Sulphur, LA 70083 Monday to Friday, 9 am – 5 pm
Venice Boat Harbor Office Tiger Pass Road Venice, LA 70091 Mondays through Fridays, 9 am – 6 pm
SEEDCO Financial Southeast Louisiana Fisheries Assistance Center 212 Avenue G (near Belle Chasse Ferry) Belle Chasse, LA 70037 Monday to Friday, 9 am – 5 pm
St. Bernard Parish
Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Company 1801 East Judge Perez Drive Chalmette, LA 70043 Monday to Friday, 9 am – 4 pm
7801 Hopedale Highway (near the Breton Sound Dock & Marina) Hopedale, LA 70085 Monday to Friday, 9 am – 6 pm
St. Tammany Parish
1330 Bayou Lane Trailer 102 Corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Bayou Lane Slidell, LA 70460 Mondays through Fridays, 8 am – 5 pm
Again, individuals interested in making a claim must call 1-800-440-0858 before visiting a claims center. For more information on your legal rights in this matter, feel free to contact our offices today.