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New Gulf compensation chief lags in claims

New Gulf compensation chief lags in claims
September 1, 2010 --

Just over a week ago, when Kenneth Feinberg took over handling of damage claims from the Gulf oil spill, he promised to cut through the delays and confusion common under the much-maligned BP system. But Feinberg’s goals – particularly his pledge to respond to personal claims for emergency payments within 48 hours – may be overly ambitious. Applicants say that they have not received responses within two days of filing claims and have encountered an array of service problems.

Dec. 10

December 10, 2009 --

Winner of multimillion-dollar contract hires Ga. corrections official Office Depot refunds $23,000 to Fulton schools for overcharges DeKalb superintendent’s pay proving divisive Coastal housing bust concerns environmentalists Ga. lawmaker calls for pledge to stop adultery

Aug. 13

August 13, 2009 --

DeKalb legal fees soar in discrimination suit DeKalb police shake up ‘top-heavy’ department MARTA member off criminal probation Testing change by Cobb school chief surprises some board members Former CB&T vice president pleads guilty to bank fraud Athens-Clarke commissioners pledge greater grant oversight