HOUSTON, Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. (PKF Texas) has expanded its capabilities using a proprietary claims process model to provide consulting services to businesses looking to file economic loss claims as part of a class action suit, such as the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The settlement and claims consulting team assists business owners in their investigation of potential claims and helps identify economic losses in relation to the Deepwater Horizon Settlement Agreement. In addition, PKF Texas can assist with the actual claim filing process. "As an accounting firm, we are uniquely qualified to assist business owners with analyzing their financial data in order to help determine whether or not they should file a claim," said Kenneth Guidry, CPA, President. Business owners with operations located in the economic loss zones ( Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida or Texas) can visit www.PKFTexas.com/DeepwaterHorizonSettlementClaimsConsulting/ if they have questions when investigating their claim options. PKF Texas' modeling tool is effective in determining the likelihood of a claimant recovering damages; however, the claims administrator ultimately determines which elements qualify and what recoveries may be allowed, if any. About Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. (PKF Texas) Located in Houston's Galleria area at 5847 San Felipe, Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. is a CPA firm that focuses on solutions for every stage of your business. With leaders who are forward-thinking entrepreneurs and business advisors with Big 4 backgrounds, we serve emerging and middle market companies across many industries. Service areas include claims consulting, profit enhancement, internal audit, international/domestic tax, accounting, auditing, litigation services, business systems consulting and IT. Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. is a member of PKF International, The Leading Edge Alliance and Partner Power International. To learn more about Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C., visit their website at www.pkftexas.com. SOURCE Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C.