Posted on July 30, 2010 in Personal Injury
If you are a citizen of the gulf coast, you are likely being negatively affected by the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Damages mount on many levels—lost jobs, environmental damages, property damage, lost tourism income, personal injury, health hazards from air and skin contact with oil and other contaminates, and more. As a result, many citizens and businesses in the Mississippi coastal region have already or plan to resort to legal action against British Petroleum (BP) with the help of a Gulf Coast lawyer.
Staying updated on the oil spill
While some cleanup progress has been made in this oil spill disaster, the problem is far from conquered and continues to threaten health, livelihood, and property. It is important for many residents of shoreline communities to stay informed as the impact of this disaster shifts with changing tides, flow control, wind, and more.
There are many ways to stay abreast of the Deepwater Horizon disaster as news comes in regarding how the disaster is affecting residents bordering the Gulf of Mexico. Some resources to investigate include—
? Read Deepwater Horizon news via Google News.
? See The Coast Guard News updates regarding the unified command following the April 22 sinking of the Transocean Deepwater Horizon drilling rig 130 miles southeast of New Orleans. This page tracks the federal government’s engagement in the response since the incident occurred.
? Watch Senate webcasts about the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
? Review the Oil Spill Update page maintained by the Gardner Law Firm in Mississippi, where we provide our own updates and offer a live feed link to incoming topically relevant news on the oil spill.
? Bookmark the Deepwater Horizon Response—the official site of the Deepwater Horizon Response Unified Command. Find the latest information about the BP Gulf oil spill response at this site.
? Read about the cleanup efforts on BP’s Gulf of Mexico Response Updates page. Directly from BP, this page includes day-to-day updates on the oil flow and collection efforts.
Gulf Coast law firm
If you have been personally affected by this tragedy, contact a Gulf Coast attorney to investigate your legal options. If you are in Mississippi, we encourage you to contact the Gardner Law Firm for legal advice.
If you have been personally affected by the 2010 oil spill tragedy, contact a Gulf Coast attorney to investigate your legal options. If you are in Mississippi, we encourage you to contact the Gardner Law Firm for legal advice.