NEW ORLEANS, LA, February 14, 2014 — Garretson Resolution Group (“GRG”), the Claims Administrator of the Deepwater Horizon Medical Benefits Class Action Settlement, is pleased to announce that the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit entered an order earlier this week granting the unopposed motion to dismiss the last remaining appeals to the settlement. If you or your business were harmed by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, you may be able to get payments and other benefits from two separate legal settlements with BP. The Deepwater Horizon oil spill is regarded as one of the largest environmental disasters in American history. A massive response ensued to protect beaches, wetlands and estuaries from the spreading oil utilizing skimmer ships, floating booms, controlled burns and 1.84 million US gallons (7,000 m 3) of oil dispersant.

Deepwater Horizon was the second semi-submersible rig constructed of a class of two, although Deepwater Nautilus, its predecessor, is not dynamically positioned. The rig was 396 by 256 ft (121 by 78 m) and capable of operating in waters up to 8,000 feet (2,400 m) deep, to a maximum drill depth of 30,000 ft (9,100 m). [5] Jan 16, 2018 · LONDON (Reuters) - BP said on Tuesday it would take a new charge over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill after again raising estimates for outstanding claims, lifting total costs to around $65 billion. claims, can be found at What happens to claims in the economic and property damages settlement? If a claim is included in the economic and property damages settlement, it is handled through the court-supervised Deepwater Horizon Claims Center (DHCC), which was established in June 2012.*