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Block Law Firm continues to help Gulf Coast businesses recover from the BP Oil Spill

Block Law Firm continues to assist businesses and individuals throughout the Gulf South recover from the BP-Deepwater Horizon oil spill by actively pursuing claims in the Deepwater Horizon Economic Settlement.  Since the inception of the program in June 2012, Block Law Firm has recovered awards totaling over $22.5 million for eligible claimants.

The Settlement Program has received more than 382,000 claims from across the Gulf Coast, including 117,000 from Louisiana.  As of December 31, 2015, 116,000 Gulf Coast businesses, individuals, and landowners have been awarded more than $7.3 billion.  The total amount of the Settlement is projected to be $10 billion.



Congratulations Matthew Block

We would like to congratulate Matthew Block on the prestigious honor of being selected to serve as Executive Counsel for the newly-elected Governor John Bel Edwards. Although he has spent over seventeen years working with Block Law Firm, we are elated for him to embark on this new journey. As a result of Matthew taking this new position with Governor Edwards, he will not be associated with Block Law Firm during this time. We wish him the very best and are confident he will accomplish great things.