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Filing a Claim for Damages from the Bouchard No. 120 Spill

Within a few weeks of the spill, the following information was provided by the US Coast Guard for filing a claim for damages:



Responsible Party Claims Procedures

For all those impacted by the April 27, 2003 Bouchard B 120 oil spill in Buzzards Bay, please note the following procedures for submitting claims:

1. Claimants can register potential claims by calling 800-995-4045.

2. To allow a prompt adjustment of each claim, claimants will receive a documentation package and/or questionnaire for completion. This information should be returned as quickly as possible to the address below:

TBS Adjusting, Inc
1100 Poydras Street
3400 Energy Centre
New Orleans, LA 70163
3. Any additional documentation, or written explanations, should also be included for consideration.

Upon receipt of the information required, claims will be considered for payment. If there are any questions concerning the above process, the supports required, or any other issue, please contact either the above 800 number or the local claims office established for this loss 508-996-4110.

The patience and cooperation of all concerned is appreciated.

May 7, 2003