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Gulf Oil Spill Legal Resource Center

Seeger Weiss has co-founded the BP Oil Spill Legal Network, a national coalition of lawyers with the experience necessary to assist you in recovering the losses you have or will suffer from the April 20, 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

The oil rig Deepwater Horizon exploded about 50 miles off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 workers and injuring 17 more. Two days later it sank in 5,000 feet of water.

Crude oil soon began streaming out of a broken pipe attached to a well a mile below sea level. Within days much of the nation was transfixed by a frantic effort by BP and the federal government to plug the leaks and contain a massive spill threatening the gulf coastline and the ocean itself.

As the crisis has unfolded, confusion has soared about the oil spill’s gravity, the potential effects on coastal residents, the risks to wildlife and who will foot the costs of the cleanup.

Gulf Oil Spill FAQ

Learn the facts behind the Gulf oil spill.

Oil Spill Effects

Track the spread of the oil spill as it expands across the Gulf.

Oil Spill News

Keep track of recent headlines, and keep an eye on upcoming cases.

Your Legal Options

Protect your rights. If you have been injured, contact Seeger Weiss.

Have you been injured by the Gulf oil spill? Get the legal protection you deserve. Seeger Weiss will evaluate your case for free. Call us toll free at 877-912-2668 or fill out the free case evaluation form to the right. Attorney consultations incur no obligation on your part and all initial consultations are free of charge.