With the status of the Gulf oil spill changing daily, it's difficult for those who need help to know where turn. Those who make their living in or around Gulf Coast waters, or who live or work near the affected areas may be able to get financial help with the right legal representation.
It will likely take time for Federal & Local governments to provide recovery relief however some may be able to take steps now to legally recover some of what they have lost.
The FindLaw.com editorial team created a new section to help those impacted by the BP spill to find a qualified lawyer. The section also provides consumers and small businesses with basic legal information about the spill, current legal news, and helpful links to oil spill resources.