One year remains until oil spill claims deadline

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The Deepwater Horizon claims administrator says claimants have one year left to submit a claim for economic and property damages.

According to the settlement agreement, individuals, businesses and non-profit organizations have until April 22, 2014 to file damage claims.

Claimants have filed 156,978 claims so far, and 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 Claims Administrator Patrick Juneau.

Click here to file a claim.  For more information, call 1-866-992-6174.

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