Apr 24, 2013 3:50 PM by MELISSA CANONE
According to Deepwater Horizon Claims Administrator Patrick A. Juneau, claimants have one year to submit a claim to the Deepwater Horizon Claims Center for Economic and Property Damage Claims.
"As per the Settlement Agreement, individuals, business and non-profit organizations have until April 22, 2014 to file an economic or property damage claim" said Juneau. "I feel this is part of my duty as Claims Administrator to inform the public of these important deadlines as they approach."
Juneau said as of April 23, 2013, claimants have filed 156,978 claims. The Deepwater Claims Center has issued eligibility notices totaling $2,884,497,062.
"We are continuing the job of processing claims on a daily basis," said Juneau.
To file a claim, you visit one of eighteen Claimant Assistance Centers along the Gulf Coast or you can file a claim on line by visiting www.deepwaterhorizoneconomicsettlement.com. For more information please call the toll free number 1 (866) 992-6174.