Call the Dow Corning Breast Implant Helpline Iowa and speak to a medical social worker and one of our Dow Corning Breast Implant lawyers: Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Dubuque, Fort Dodge, Iowas City, Mason City, Ottumwa, Quad Cities, Sioux city, Waterloo and all of Iowa.
Sientra Inc.’s silicone gel-filled breast implant has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for breast reconstruction or augmentation in women aged 22 or older, the agency said Friday in a news release. As a condition of approval, Sientra will be required to follow clinical participants for seven additional years, and to conduct a 10-year study of nearly 5,000 women to see if the implants are associated with diseases including rheumatoid arthritis and breast cancer.
Diseases and Complications
Lupus (SLE), autoimmune disease, dry eyes, dry mouth; polyarthritis, skin rashes, face rashes, numbness and tingling in hands and toes (neuropathy), chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, myalgia, or abnormal blood work
Settlement Facility Dow Corning Trust:
COMPENSATION WITHIN THE DOW SETTLEMENT IS STILL AVAILABLE.
Many women registered with the SF-DCT prior to their bankruptcy and do not know that they are still eligible to file a claim. Compensation is still available for explant (implant removal) and disease claims.
You owe it to yourself to call us and find out about your legal rights within the SF-DCT, regardless of your status. Our compassionate staff would welcome the opportunity to explain your legal rights and discuss your potential claim with you. Call the Breast Implant Helpline for a free consultation with one of our breast implant lawyers to learn your legal rights.
If you were implanted with Dow Corning Silicone Breast implants prior to June 1, 1993 and are registered with the SF-DCT, contact the Dow Corning Breast Implant Helpline today.
Settlement Facility Dow Corning Trust Updates
June 3, 2019 Deadline To Submit Disease Or Expedited Release Claim
If you are registered with the SF-DCT and have not submitted your disease claim, please contact our office for an explanation of the benefits available to you.
Dow Corning/SF-DCT Registration deadline has passed. If you are not sure of your status, you owe it to yourself to call us and find out about your rights within the SF-DCT.
There is no obligation to use our services, and YOU PAY NO FEE UNLESS YOU ARE AWARDED A SETTLEMENT.
Status Of Premium Payments
We do not have an update on when the Finance Committee will make a recommendation to pay the partial Premium Payments to claimants whose payment was stopped because of the ruling by the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. The Claimant Advisory Committee strongly believes – and has urged the Finance Committee – that these payments should be made immediately. We are hopeful that they will file a recommendation with the Court sometime this year. Once a recommendation is filed, the District Court must still approve it.
There is no update on when the final 50% Premium Payment will be made.
Increased Severity Claims
The Claims Office is now accepting claim filings for “Increased Severity”. You may qualify for an additional settlement if:
Your disease claim was approved in Disease Option 1 (such as ACTD or ANDS disease claims), AND your disease now qualifies for Severity Level A (100% total disability);
Your disease claim was approved in Disease Option 2. You can apply for an Increased Severity Level if you now have a disease or condition that qualifies for a higher level payment.
The deadline to file for Increased Severity claims is June 3, 2019. If you do not have an attorney the Dow Corning Breast Implant Helpline can help you.
There are many different types of disease that fall under the guidelines of the Class Action. Different levels of compensation are available for specific disease and diagnoses’. Some of them are: Lupus (SLE), autoimmune disease, dry eyes, dry mouth; polyarthritis, skin rashes, face rashes, numbness and tingling in hands and toes (neuropathy), chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, myalgia, or abnormal blood work.
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