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Port Neches Response

The below is from the Port Neches Response website. Updated: 12/7/19

News Release # 19

Claims activities update: Approximately 200 claims representatives, including call center operators, field claim adjusters and claims processors, remain in the area.

Residents seeking walk-in appointments at Claims Processing Centers are experiencing long wait times. Claims personnel are working to increase staffing at the processing centers to assist more people. Don’t wait in line: call (866) 601-5880 to make an appointment.

Roy, Sunday, December 1, 2019

Summer 2010 - Oil Spill vs Hurricane Claims

1. How concerned are you about working Hurricane claims in the areas impacted by the oil spill?

Concerned (52) 9%
Very Concerned (28) 5%
Extremely Concerned (33) 6%
Not worried at all, just give me the claims (446) 77%
I will not work claims in areas impacted by the oil. (18) 3%

Forum Discussions

Fishermen dismayed over low payouts in spill claims
more bad press or someone looking to blame someone;  For fishermen counting on checks for losses they sustained from the BP spill, the mail can bring the denial of a claim or a much slimmer payout than anticipated. Last week, Ken Feinberg, administrator of the $20 billion, Gulf Coast Claims Fa

Posted: 01/18/2011 11:45 AM
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Largest Manmade Lake East of the MS River
The Wolf Creek Dam is just two miles upriver from my in-laws.  While the Corps of Engineers and others have known about this problem for at least ten (10) years, it recently warranted elevated attention to its potential collapse due to the levee failures in New Orleans.  Like e

Posted: 03/08/2007 3:39 AM
Replies: 0

Chemical Fire in NC
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Posted: 10/07/2006 9:16 AM
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A company located near Bangkok, Marvel, manufactures hard drive controllers and is flooded. Marvel controllers are used in the majority of the computers manufactured in the world.

Posted: 11/17/2011 6:31 PM
Replies: 4

Doomesday Clock
Updated:2007-01-14 09:40:01 Scientists to Move Doomsday Clock Forward Reuters WASHINGTON (Jan. 12) - The keepers of the "Doomsday Clock" plan to move its hands forward next Wednesday to reflect what they call worsening nuclear and climate threats to the world. The symbolic clock,

Posted: 01/14/2007 6:10 AM
Replies: 1

Peanut Butter Recalls
      These types of recalls can sometimes lead to the deployment of Cat Adjusters.  Country Maid Announces Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Classic Breaks® Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Due to Possible Health Risk Nature's Path Recalls Peanut B

Posted: 01/20/2009 1:43 PM
Replies: 16

Oil spill
So, what kind of claims would this event generate?

Posted: 05/04/2010 9:49 AM
Replies: 143

Feds May Take Over Claims Handling from CBS Early News 6-15
Below is a blurb from CBS Early Show this morining. Can you imagine if the feds take over? File a claims for 1 million and get two to make sure you are treated well?   Gibbs: Administration may seize claims processing © 2010 The Associated Press June 15, 2010, 6:17AM <

Posted: 06/15/2010 2:41 AM
Replies: 59

Gulf Oil Spill
Any body headed for the Gulf. Is this the new Exxon Valdez?

Posted: 05/01/2010 3:42 AM
Replies: 70

Life expectancy of pump
I have a claim in which I am trying to determine the life expectancy of a diesel fuel pump (the kind that distributes fuel to a vehicle, not the part on a vehicle).  Does anyone have any idea how to determine this information?  The gas pump representative states they usually last between 1

Posted: 01/04/2012 1:14 PM
Replies: 7