BP Oil Deepwater Horizon Settlement Claim FAQ

If you wanted to know more about what types of claims we can process, it is important for you to review the information below.  Claimants can file for both real estate and loss of wages.

Listed below are some of the types of claims we file on your behalf.

Employees In Tourist Industry

BP Settlement Claim Type BP Settlement RTP and Multiplier
BP Settlement Claim Type BP Settlement RTP and Multiplier
Employed by Tourist Industry Zone A Employed by business satisfying the Tourism Definition and located in Zone A — RTP is 2.50. Multiplier of 3.50
Employed by Tourist Industry Zone B Employed by business satisfying the Tourism Definition and located in Zone B– RTP is 2.00. Multiplier of 3.00
Employed by Tourist Industry Zone C Employed by business satisfying the Tourism Definition and located in Zone C– RTP is 2.00 Multiplier of 3.00
Employed by Tourist Industry Zone D Employed by business satisfying the Tourism Definition and located in Zone D — RTP is 1.25. Multiplier of 2.25

Employee In Seafood Industry

BP Settlement Claim Type BP Settlement RTP and Multiplier
BP Settlement Claim Type BP Settlement RTP and Multiplier
Employed by business satisfying the Primary Seafood Processor Zone A, B,C, D Employed by business satisfying the Primary Seafood Processor Definition in the Seafood Distribution Chain Definitions who processes Shrimp/Crab/Oyster and is located in Zone A, Zone B, Zone C or Zone D — RTP is 3.00. Multiplier is 4.0
Employed by business satisfying the Primary Seafood Processor other than Oyster/crab/shrimp Zone A, B,C, D Employed by business satisfying the Primary Seafood Processor Definition in the Seafood Distribution Chain Definitions who processes Seafood other than Shrimp/Crab/Oyster and is located in Zone A, Zone B, Zone C or Zone D — RTP is 2.25. Multiplier 3.25
Employed by business satisfying the Landing Site or Commercial Wholesale or Retail Dealer Zone A,B,C,D Employed by business satisfying the Landing Site or Commercial Wholesale or Retail Dealer A Definitions in the Seafood Distribution Chain Definitions and is located in Zone A, Zone B, Zone C or Zone D — RTP is 2.25. Multiplier 3.25
Employed by business satisfying the Commercial Wholesale or Retail Dealer B, Secondary Seafood Processor, Seafood Wholesaler or Distributor, or Seafood Retailer Zone A,B,C,D Employed by business satisfying the Commercial Wholesale or Retail Dealer B, Secondary Seafood Processor, Seafood Wholesaler or Distributor, or Seafood Retailer Definitions in the Seafood Distribution Chain Definitions and is located in Zone A, Zone B, Zone C or Zone D — RTP is 2.25. Multiplier 3.25

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Employed Charter Fishing

BP Settlement Claim Type BP Settlement RTP and Multiplier
BP Settlement Claim Type BP Settlement RTP and Multiplier
Employed by business satisfying the Charter Fishing Definition and located in Zone A, Zone B or Zone C Employed by business satisfying the Charter Fishing Definition and located in Zone A, Zone B or Zone C — RTP is 2.50. Multiplier 3.50
Employed by business satisfying the Charter Fishing Definition and located in Zone D Employed by business satisfying the Charter Fishing Definition and located in Zone D — RTP is 1.25. Multiplier 2.25

Non Tourist and Non Seafood employees

BP Settlement Claim Type BP Settlement RTP and Multiplier
BP Settlement Claim Type BP Settlement RTP and Multiplier
Employed Non-Tourism and Non-Seafood Business in Zone A Employed by Non-Tourism and Non-Seafood Business in Zone A — RTP is 1.50. Multiplier 2.5
Employed Non-Tourism and Non-Seafood Business in Zone B Employed by Non-Tourism and Non-Seafood Business in Zone B — RTP is 1.25 Multiplier 2.25
Employed Non-Tourism and Non-Seafood Business in Zone C Employed by Non-Tourism and Non-Seafood Business in Zone C — RTP is 0.25 Multiplier 1.25
Employed Non-Tourism and Non-Seafood Business in Zone D Employed by Non-Tourism and Non-Seafood Business in Zone D — RTP is 0.25 Multiplier 1.25

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Business BP Claims Multipliers For The BP Settlement

I will split up the multipliers per industry and try and make it as easy to look at as possible.

Tourist Industry

BP Settlement Claim Type BP Settlement RTP and Multiplier
BP Settlement Claim Type BP Settlement RTP and Multiplier
Tourist Business Zone A Businesses satisfying the Tourism Definition and located in Zone A — RTP is 2.50 Multiplier 3.5
Tourist Business Zone B Businesses satisfying the Tourism Definition and located in Zone B — RTP is 2.00. Multiplier 3.0
Tourist Business Zone C Businesses satisfying the Tourism Definition and located in Zone B — RTP is 2.00. Multiplier 3.0
Tourist Business Zone D Businesses satisfying the Tourism Definition and located in Zone B — RTP is 1.25. Multiplier 2.25

Charter Fishing Industry

BP Settlement Claim Type BP Settlement RTP and Multiplier
BP Settlement Claim Type BP Settlement RTP and Multiplier
Charter Fishing Industry Zone A Businesses satisfying the Charter Fishing Definition and located in Zone A, RTP is 2.50. Multiplier is 3.50
Charter Fishing Industry Zone B Businesses satisfying the Charter Fishing Definition and located in Zone B, RTP is 2.50. Multiplier is 3.50
Charter Fishing Industry Zone C Businesses satisfying the Charter Fishing Definition and located in Zone C RTP is 2.50. Multiplier is 3.50
Charter Fishing Industry Zone D Businesses satisfying the Charter Fishing Definition and located in Zone C RTP is 1.25. Multiplier is 2.25

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Primary Seafood (Shrimp, Oyster, Crab)

BP Settlement Claim Type BP Settlement RTP and Multiplier
BP Settlement Claim Type BP Settlement RTP and Multiplier
Primary Seafood Industry Zone A Businesses satisfying the Primary Seafood Processor Definition in the Seafood Distribution Chain Definitions who process Shrimp/Crab/Oyster and are located in Zone A RTP is 3.00. Multiplier is 4.0
Primary Seafood Industry Zone B Businesses satisfying the Primary Seafood Processor Definition in the Seafood Distribution Chain Definitions who process Shrimp/Crab/Oyster and are located in Zone B RTP is 3.00. Multiplier is 4.0
Primary Seafood Industry Zone C Businesses satisfying the Primary Seafood Processor Definition in the Seafood Distribution Chain Definitions who process Shrimp/Crab/Oyster and are located in Zone C RTP is 3.00. Multiplier is 4.0
Primary Seafood Industry Zone D Businesses satisfying the Primary Seafood Processor Definition in the Seafood Distribution Chain Definitions who process Shrimp/Crab/Oyster and are located in Zone D RTP is 3.00. Multiplier is 4.0

Primary Seafood (Other)

BP Settlement Claim Type BP Settlement RTP and Multiplier
BP Settlement Claim Type BP Settlement RTP and Multiplier
Primary Seafood Industry (Other) Zone A Businesses satisfying the Primary Seafood Processor Definition in the Seafood Distribution Chain Definitions who process Seafood other than Shrimp/Crab/Oyster and are located in Zone A RTP is 2.25. Multiplier is 3.25
Primary Seafood Industry (Other) Zone B Businesses satisfying the Primary Seafood Processor Definition in the Seafood Distribution Chain Definitions who process Seafood other than Shrimp/Crab/Oyster and are located in Zone B – RTP is 2.25. Multiplier is 3.25
Primary Seafood Industry (Other) Zone C Businesses satisfying the Primary Seafood Processor Definition in the Seafood Distribution Chain Definitions who process Seafood other than Shrimp/Crab/Oyster and are located in Zone C – RTP is 2.25. Multiplier is 3.25
Primary Seafood Industry (Other) Zone D Businesses satisfying the Primary Seafood Processor Definition in the Seafood Distribution Chain Definitions who process Seafood other than Shrimp/Crab/Oyster and are located in Zone D – RTP is 2.25. Multiplier is 3.25

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Seafood Landing Site or Commercial Wholesale or Retail Dealer

BP Settlement Claim Type BP Settlement RTP and Multiplier
BP Settlement Claim Type BP Settlement RTP and Multiplier
Seafood Landing Site or Commercial Wholesale or Retail Dealer Zone A Businesses satisfying the Landing Site or Commercial Wholesale or Retail Dealer A Definitions in the Seafood Distribution Chain Definitions and are located in Zone A -RTP 2.25 Multiplier 3.25
Seafood Landing Site or Commercial Wholesale or Retail Dealer Zone B Businesses satisfying the Landing Site or Commercial Wholesale or Retail Dealer A Definitions in the Seafood Distribution Chain Definitions and are located in Zone B -RTP 2.25 Multiplier 3.25
Seafood Landing Site or Commercial Wholesale or Retail Dealer Zone C Businesses satisfying the Landing Site or Commercial Wholesale or Retail Dealer A Definitions in the Seafood Distribution Chain Definitions and are located in Zone C -RTP 2.25 Multiplier 3.25
Seafood Landing Site or Commercial Wholesale or Retail Dealer Zone D Businesses satisfying the Landing Site or Commercial Wholesale or Retail Dealer A Definitions in the Seafood Distribution Chain Definitions and are located in Zone D -RTP 2.25 Multiplier 3.25

Wholesale or Retail Dealer B, Secondary Seafood Processor

BP Settlement Claim Type BP Settlement RTP and Multiplier
BP Settlement Claim Type BP Settlement RTP and Multiplier
Commercial Wholesale or Retail Dealer B, Secondary Seafood Processor Zone A Businesses satisfying the Commercial Wholesale or Retail Dealer B, Secondary Seafood Processor, Seafood Wholesaler or Distributor, or Seafood Retailer Definitions in the Seafood Distribution Chain Definitions and are located in Zone A RTP is 2.25. Multiplier is 3.25
Commercial Wholesale or Retail Dealer B, Secondary Seafood Processor Zone B Businesses satisfying the Commercial Wholesale or Retail Dealer B, Secondary Seafood Processor, Seafood Wholesaler or Distributor, or Seafood Retailer Definitions in the Seafood Distribution Chain Definitions and are located in Zone B RTP is 2.25. Multiplier is 3.25
Commercial Wholesale or Retail Dealer B, Secondary Seafood Processor Zone C Businesses satisfying the Commercial Wholesale or Retail Dealer B, Secondary Seafood Processor, Seafood Wholesaler or Distributor, or Seafood Retailer Definitions in the Seafood Distribution Chain Definitions and are located in Zone C RTP is 2.25. Multiplier is 3.25
Commercial Wholesale or Retail Dealer B, Secondary Seafood Processor Zone D Businesses satisfying the Commercial Wholesale or Retail Dealer B, Secondary Seafood Processor, Seafood Wholesaler or Distributor, or Seafood Retailer Definitions in the Seafood Distribution Chain Definitions and are located in Zone D RTP is 2.25. Multiplier is 3.25

Non-Tourism and Non-Seafood Businesses

BP Settlement Claim Type BP Settlement RTP and Multiplier
BP Settlement Claim Type BP Settlement RTP and Multiplier
Non-Tourism and Non-Seafood Industries Zone A Non-Tourism and Non-Seafood Industries Zone A RTP is 1.50. Multiplier 2.50
Non-Tourism and Non-Seafood Industries Zone B Non-Tourism and Non-Seafood Industries Zone B RTP is 1.25 multiplier is 2.25
Non-Tourism and Non-Seafood Industries Zone C Non-Tourism and Non-Seafood Industries Zone C RTP is 0.25 Multiplier is 1.25
Non-Tourism and Non-Seafood Industries Zone D Non-Tourism and Non-Seafood Industries Zone D RTP is 0.25 Multiplier is 1.25

Other Business scenarios

BP Settlement Claim Type BP Settlement RTP and Multiplier
BP Settlement Claim Type BP Settlement RTP and Multiplier
Start-up Business Claims RTPs are the same as for Business Economic Loss Claims
Failed Business Claims No RTP.. As failed business is compensated in a different way please see BP settlement for failed business
Failed Start-up Business Claims No RTP. As failed Start-up are compensated in a different way please BP settlement for failed start-up business
Multi-Facility Business The RTP is determined per Business Economic Loss Claims as applied through the Compensation for Multi-Facility Businesses framework.

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