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BP Business Economic Loss Claim Appeal 2017-254: Balancing of Factors Merits Zone A Designation


The following is an Appeal Panel Decision issued pursuant to Section 6 of the BP Deepwater Horizon Economic & Property Damages Settlement Agreement and the Rules Governing the BP Appeals Process. Links may have been added to assist the reader. The original decision may be found here, as well as a glossary of BP Settlement terms

Claimant appeals RPT multiplier. The Program placed Claimant in Zone C. Claimant contends that she should have been assigned Zone A.
The Case for Zone C
1. Claimant’s 2010 Federal Corporate Tax Return lists a Zone C address.
2. Florida Secretary of State Business Filing lists a Zone C address.
3. Claimant listed a Zone C address on its DWH Registration Form.
The Case for Zone A
1. Affidavit from Claimant affirming that she conducted her business from a Zone A location.
2. Claimant’s web site shows a Zone A address.
3. Claimant’s business card shows a Zone A address.
4. Claimant’s City of Sanibel (FL) license shows a Zone A address.
5. Letter from Claimant’s “employer” affirming that Claimant worked out of a Zone A address.
6. Various invoices list a Zone A address.
The winner is Zone A. Claimant’s Final Proposal is adopted.

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