Mississippi Center for Justice

BP oil spill
4:00 am
Mon February 6, 2012

Legal Aid Fine-Tuning Role in BP Oil Spill Claims

As government and corporate representatives negotiate damages stemming from the BP oil spill, legal aid advocates are noting hundreds of low-income residents are stuck in filing damage claims of their own. Lawyers are setting up a system to ensure a quick response to future disasters for the most vulnerable residents.

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