Litigation

Number Of Residents Denied BP Compensation Money Up Sharply

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. - (AP) Denied claims for Gulf of Mexico oil spill victims are rising dramatically because of a flood of new filings coming in without proper documentation or with no proof at all, the head of the $20 billion BP fund said Monday. Some 20,000 people have been told. . . . Full version available to lexis.com subscribers.