Important Information for Shrimpers Who Worked in BP’s Vessels of Opportunity (VOO) Program

In compensating shrimp fishermen and other claimants for economic loss, the Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF) has not offset compensation earned from the VOO program from economic loss awards.  In a September 21, 2011 letter to the GCCF, BP’s counsel stated that BP views the GCCF’s failure to offset such amounts as a violation of the Oil Pollution Act of […]

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