BP has opened a claims office in Clearwater, according to the company's Web site.
This is the first office in Tampa Bay to assist in documenting claims and offering payouts "for loss and damage caused by the spill," according to the company.
The office is located at 2551 Drew St., Suite 101, Clearwater. It is open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, including weekends.
The company has opened 12 claims offices in Florida.
For more information on the claims offices, call 800-440-0858 or visit www.BP.com/GulfOfMexicoResponse.