Claims Czar's Slow Pace Frustrates Gulf Businesses

News & Features Debbie Elliott · ·
Rhonda Drummond owns Dick’s Diner in Orange Beach, Ala., where tourism has fallen flat since the BP oil spill. After filing for $120,000 with claims czar Kenneth Feinberg, the restaurant received a $4,500 emergency payment to stay afloat for the next six months. Now she's facing bankruptcy.