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Gulf Coast Deepwater Horizon Blowout, Explosion & Oil Spill

On April 20th, 2010 an oil rig owned by Transocean, and leased by BP, suffered what appears to be a blowout. The blowout preventer (BOP), a mandatory safety device, did not function and failed to prevent the devastating explosion that eventually caused Deepwater Horizon to sink. Eleven seamen lost their lives in the explosion, and hundreds more are suffering physical and emotional trauma. Despite public commitments to care for their workers, clean-up the oil spill and protect our environment - the lifeline of so many Gulf Coast communities - both BP and Transocean are making immediate legal moves to limit their obligations.

The negligent consequences of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill will cost billions and have left many individuals with legitimate legal claims:

  • Injured Maritime Workers;
  • Injured Response & Rescue Personnel;
  • Family Members of Injury Victims;
  • Commercial Fishermen, Shrimpers, Oyster Farmers;
  • Anyone with Financial Damages from the Oil Spill.

The maritime attorneys of Arnold & Itkin are working hand-in-hand with numerous safety organizations, community leaders, the media, and other law firms throughout the Gulf Coast to provide a comprehensive legal response for all individuals negatively affected by the actions of the negligent parties.

Our law firm has secured billions of dollars in compensation for our clients!

Our aggressive representation helps protect our clients' legal claims and generates successful results.

Call our maritime law firm with your questions today to determine if you have a claim: (888) 498-8212.

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