Real estate agents in the Gulf area want to be compensated for lost business due to the oil spill. From Kenneth Feinberg, overseer of the $20 billion oil-disaster fund:
“The Realtors and real estate brokers are a major political force. … I’m hearing from them constantly. I’m not sure whether they have a valid legal claim. I’m not sure they can win if they litigate.”
Do you think they can find a way to make the compensation retroactive to the pre-bubble-burst days?
File under: Somewhere over the rainbow …