The Oil Pollution Act passed after the Valdez oil spill to expand the scope of claimants and the type of damages that can be claimed after an oil spill. The damages consist of loss of rental income and decrease in the market value of the condominium owned by the client. The deadline for filing interim claims is Nov. 23, 2010. If you own property in the Gulf coast area and have suffered damages as a result of the BP Oil Spill call us today before the deadline expires! The consult is free.