OK lets talk about the money because afterall isnt that what it all boils down to?
This report was originally prepared as an internal management tool for the BP Claims team to provide details about the claims process, the
types of claims that have been filed, the number of claimants compensated, and the amounts paid. In the spirit of transparency, it has been made
public. You are encouraged to read the glossary of terms you will find inside the document.
Key Claims Statistics - 28 July
Item Amount Percent
Total Claims 133,000 100%
Claims with at least one payment 36,700 28%
Awaiting Documentation for First Payment 56,500 42%
Having Contact Difficulty 11,900 9%
Withdrawn, Erroneous, or Duplicate 4,700 4%
In Process, Evaluating for Payment 23,200 17%
$256 Million Paid to date
83,800 checks written since May 3
146,000 calls received
22,600 claims submitted in the past two weeks
18,100 claims submitted online (as of July 18)
37 field offices, with translation capability at 9
1600 member claims team
5 day average time from "claim to paid" for individuals who have received checks
9 day average time from "claim to paid" for commercial entities who have received checks
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Oil giant BP will reduce its contribution to U.S. coffers by roughly $10 billion due to a tax credit the company is claiming it incurred from the Gulf
of Mexico oil spill.
Ok more but I have to go...