Even though many of us have Disaster Fatigue, for scores of hundreds of local Gulf Residents, this BP Crisis is very much their recurring daily Nightmare.
BP Oil Spill Compensation Fund Not Living Up to Promise
NewsInferno.com, News that matters! — Sep 10, 2010
In an interview with USA Today, Feinberg promised a better response times as his staff weeds through old claims. “I’ve inherited a huge number of claims that have never been processed that need to be processed, especially business claims,” he said. Such claims, he said, were placed on a “side track” by BP when it was handling the process.
According to USA Today, more than 46,000 people have filed claims since Feinberg took charge. By September 8, his staff had paid 10,252 claims for nearly $80 million. Most claims paid are small, with payouts of $5,000 or less, USA Today said.
So Ken Feinberg has inherited an extensive paper trail of bureaucratic procrastination;
While the Gulf Coast Residents, simply keep reaping the BP whirlwind …