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Attention Dow Corning Trust Claimants, Filings Before 1994

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Breast Implant Blog

If you have filed a claim with Dow Corning Trust and need help with the complex settlement system we have lawyers who can help you at no cost to you. To be eligible for help you must be on the Dow Corning Trust settlement list and filed a claim and have a pending Dow Corning Trust Claim. If you have problems with your MDL-926 filing or your Dow Corning Trust Claim contact us immediately for help.

1994, Breast Implants Dow Corning Trust Claims Helpline

 

If you have filed a Breast implant claim prior to 1994 and need help with the Complexities of the Dow Trust or MDL-926 we can help you.

Our Breast Implant team can help with proof of Manufacturer, Disease determinations, and deficiencey notices. We are your source for making sense of a difficult maize of requirements. Our Breast implant lawyers have helped thousands of women. Contact us for help with your settlement claims;

MDL-926 Breast Implant Revised Settlement Program:

The Revised Settlement Program (RSP) permanently closed on 12/15/10. If your diesease claim was received by Claims Office  before the deadline and you receive a deficiency notice you will have one year from the letter date to correct the deficiency.

If you are a registered claimant of the MDL 926 and have filed prior to 12/15/10 and received a deficiency notice contact the Breast Implant Helpline. If yiu have submitted additional supporting documentation and received a denial in 2011 contact the Breast Implant Helpline.

If you are a registered claimant in the MDL 926 Revised Settlement Program, and have the following:

  • Already filed a Disease Claim prior to the 12/15/2010 deadline
  • Received a deficiency notice
  • Submitted additional supporting medical records prior to 12/15/2010
  • Received a denial in 2011

You have the right to appeal the Claims Offices' ruling within 45 days of notification of your denial.

 

Dow Settlement Facility -Dow Corning Trust and Your Silicone Breast Implants

On 09/06/01 The Settlement Facility – Dow Corning Trust (the "SF-DCT")  was  created to administer silicone gel and implant claims against Dow Corning. You may contact the SF-DCT toll-free at 1-866-874-6099 or (713) 874-6099. SF-DCT and the RSP Claims Office are two separate entities. However, this maize can become extremely confusing very quickly. If you do not have a breast implant lawyer to assist you contact the Breast Implant Helpline Today.

The Settlement Facility for the Dow Corning Trust (SF-DCT) is  processing class 5 claims. Class 7 claims have not been completed yet.

11,000 claimants have been approved for either an Expedited Release Payment of $600.00 or a Disease Cash-Out Offer of $3,000.00. Total payments to date from the Class 7 Fund are $15.5 million. The total fund is $57.5 million NPV.

The Settlement Facility is still reviewing Proof of Manufacturer Claims in Class 7 and is expected to complete all Proof of Manufacturer reviews within the next year.

A breast implant Lawyer can help You

  • Help you respond to your deficiency notice
  • Get  help with proof of manufacturer
  • Get help with proof of disease diagnosis
  • Help you with you Dow Corning Trust  and the Dow Corning Trust Settlement Facility requirements and interfacing
  • Help You with any of the Settlement trust office communications
  • Be your ally and confidant  and help you deal with the process of your Breast implant claim
  • Offer support and guidance
IMPORTANT DEADLINE INFORMATION ON NOI SETTLEMENTS
A settlement has been reached between the Claims Advisory Committee and Dow Corning which allows Notice of Intent (NOI) Claimants to have their claims for Explant, Rupture and Expedited Release processed and if, eligible, paid.  If a NOI claimant has already filed an Explant, Rupture or Expedited Release, they do not need to do anything to accept the NOI Settlement.
The SF-DCT has sent out an “Acceptance of NOI Settlement” form to all eligible NOI claimants.  You can also download a copy of this form on the Claimant Advisory Committee’s web site. If you want the SF-DCT to expedite the review and payment of your claim, you will need to complete the “Acceptance of NOI Settlement” form and mail it to the SF-DCT.  When the SF-DCT receives the form, they will review your claim, and if approved, will issue payment in accordance with the Consent Order and the Plan.
Relevant deadlines from the June 1, 2004 “Effective Date”
10 YEARS Deadline to file your Explantation Claim
(For implant removals after 12-31-90)
15 YEARS
Deadline to file your Disease Claim and Increased Severity Claim
How long you will have from "NOS"
Deadlines from your receipt of "Notification of Status"
NONE SET
Time to provide Acceptable Proof of Manufacturer (POM)
for a Dow Corning implant (Class 5)
2 YEARS
Time to provide Acceptable Proof of Manufacturer (POM) for a Bristol, Baxter, Bioplasty, CUI or Mentor implant (Class 7) when submitting a claim under the Silicone Gel Material Claimant Fund.
6 MONTHS
Deadline to cure "Deficiencies" in an Explant Claim.
12 MONTHS
Deadline to cure "Deficiencies" in a Disease

 

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