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Class 7 Breast implant Claims Update, Breast Implant lawyer

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Breast Implant News

The Class 7 breast Implant Claim Update is a  resource information Update offered by the Breast Implant Helpline. Call the Breast Implant Helpline and speak to  medical social worker about your silione breast implant claim and  get connected to a female breast implant lawyer.

Class 7-Silicone Gel Breast Implant Fund

The Breast Implant Plan established a separate fund of money – $57.5 million – to make Expedited Release or Disease Payments to women who were implanted with certain types of silicone gel breast implants from 1976-1991.  To be eligible, a claimant must have been implanted with a silicone gel breast implant made by one of the manufacturers listed below.  Claimants who were implanted with a Dow Corning implant are not eligible to receive benefits from the class 7 fund.

If you have a silicone gel breast implant implanted from 1976-1991 from one of the following, you are a Silicone Material Claimant

If you have a silicone gel breast implant implanted from 1976-1991 from any of the following, you are a Participating Foreign Gel Claimant

  • Bioplasty
  • Koken
  • Baxter
  • Medasil
  • Bristol
  • Silimed
  • Cox-Uphoff (CUI)
  • Societe Prometel
  • Mentor

The deadline to file a  Breast Implant claim for class 7 benefits was June 1, 2006.  No new claims are allowed.

Class 7 Payments for Breast Implants

The Settlement Facility issued Expedited Release and Foreign Gel Claimant Payments to eligible claimants in the amount of $600.

Claimants in class 7 who applied for Disease and who "marshaled" their recoveries were sent a Disease Cash-Out Offer of $3,000.  Claimants who reject the Disease Cash-Out Offer will have their disease claim reviewed and, if approved, paid up to 40% of the Class 5 compensation grid.

Class 7 Processing Update

Class 7 is a limited fund that can not pay ANY disease claims until all Class 7 claims are processed and all cure deadlines have expired.  Because of this time constraint, the SF-DCT will perform an ACTD Discretionary review simultaneously with your Option 2 review when applicable

For More information of Your Class &  Breast Implant Claim call the breast implant helpline and speak to a breast Implant lawyer today

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