Category: Breast Implant litigation

Possible Damages That Are Available In A Breast Implant Lawsuit

What Are Some Possible Damages That Are Available In A Breast Implant Lawsuit? In the legal field, the injuries and harms that patients suffer as a result of a defective product are referred to as damages. The current litigation has a stringent and fixed guideline for recovery with set amounts per payment category. The settlement options are disease-related and are not influenced by loss wages; emotional and physical pain and suffering; or deformities of the breast as a result of ruptures or removals. The damages in the breast implant litigation are very limited Should I Sue The Surgeon As Well?… Read More

Breast Implants

What If My Breast Implant Ruptures? Saline and silicone breast implants can both either rupture or leak. If this occurs, treatment and perhaps even surgery may be required to remove the implant from the body. A saline implant that leaks will typically deflate very quickly and the affected breast will change in shape and size. When an implant leaks, the body absorbs the contents, and other medical problems may possibly occur. What Are Breast Implant Lawsuits Alleging? Most of the breast implant lawsuits have been classified as product liability cases, which can include claims of failure to warn, breach of… Read More

Breast Implant Litigation Disease Claim Update

June 3, 2019 Disease Claim Submission Final Deadline Did you receive a notice from Dow Corning regarding your settlement rights? Are you’re a registered claimant with acceptable proof of Dow Corning but have not submitted your Disease claim? Eligible diseases and conditions in Disease Option 1 are: Primary Sjogren’s Syndrome (PSS) Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (MCTD)/Overlap Syndrome Systemic Sclerosis/Scleroderma (SS) Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Polymyositis (PM) Dermatomyositis (DM) Eligible diseases and conditions in Disease Option 2 are: Systemic Sclerosis/Scleroderma (SS) Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Polymyositis (PM) Dermatomyositis (DM) General Connective Tissue Symptoms (GCTS) ELIGIBLE DISEASES What are the eligible diseases… Read More

Disease Claims Guidelines

SF-DCT Criteria for Polymyositis and Dermatomyositis Claims SF-DCT Criteria for Primary Sjogren’s Syndrome SF-DCT Criteria for Mixed Connective Tissue Disease SF-DCT Criteria for Overlap Syndrome SF-DCT Criteria for Scleroderma SF-DCT Criteria for GCTS (General Connective Tissue Symptoms) SF-DCT Information For Atypical Neurological Disease Syndrome (ANDS) Claims SF-DCT Dear Doctor Letter SF-DCT Criteria for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) SF-DCT Criteria for Atypical Connective Tissue Disease (ACTD) Disease Claimant Information Guide June 3, 2019 Disease Claim Submission Final Deadline Did you receive a notice from Dow Corning regarding your settlement rights? Are you’re a registered claimant with acceptable proof of Dow Corning… Read More

Baltimore Breast Implant Class Action Lawyers

Do You Need Help With Your Dow Corning Silicone Gel  Breast Implant Class Action Claim? The Dow Corning Breast Implant Saga Continues The Law Offices of Robert Fenstersheib and Sheryl Berkowitz  continue to  review claims for the Dow Corning Breast Implant Class Action. It is 2014 and we still continue to hear from women  who need help, support and assistance with  their claims for compensation. We  have spoken to 100’s of women. We understand what you have been thru. Believe it or not, it is over  14 years since the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) demanded that the manufacturers… Read More

Portland Oregon Breast Implant Class Action Lawyers

The Law Offices of Fenstersheib  and Berkowitz continue to help women, nationwide,  with Dow Corning Breast implant claims in Portland, Eugene, Salem, Gresham, Hillsboro, Beaverton, Bend, Medford, Springfield, Corvallis women with their Dow Corning  breast implant claims. The Law Offices Of Fenstersheib and Berkowitz is a private practice  law firm which represents claimants in the Settlement Facility -Dow Corning Trust, the Breast Implant Litigation.  Oregon  Dow Corning Breast Implant Claim Help The breast implant class action is a complex system with deadlines and filings that are best done by an experienced breast implant litigation lawyer. Sheryl E. Berkowitz has successfully… Read More

Dow Corning Breast Implant Class Action Deadlines

Your  Silicone Breast Implant  lawyers are keeping you informed of all the updates DOW CORNING BREAST IMPLANT  DEADLINES MDL-926 Revised Settlement As of 12/15/2010, the MDL-926 is no longer accepting claims for disease review. If you are a registered claimant in the SF-DCT and have a Dow Corning implant. The Settlement Facility-Dow Corning Trust will open when the appeals are finished and Judge Hood signs an order which starts an effective date.  At this point the first set of deadlines will  start and the second set of deadlines begin when you receive a Notification of Status letter from the Settlement… Read More

Breast Implant Explant Benefit Update, Dow Corning Breast Implant Class Action

What You Need To Know About The Dow Corning Breast Implant Explant Program? $5,000 EXPLANT Program Breast Implant Lawyer Helpline DOW CORNING BREAST IMPLANT CLAIMANTS (CLASS 5) 1. WHAT IS THE $5,000 EXPLANT PAYMENT? The $5,000 Explant Payment is for removal of your Dow Corning breast implant(s). To be eligible, your Dow Corning breast implant(s) must be removed after December 31, 1990 and on or before ten (10) years after the “Effective Date.” (Read Question Q9-5 in the Claimant Information Guide for more information about the “Effective Date.”) 2. WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO TO RECEIVE THE $5,000 EXPLANT… Read More

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