Dow Corning Breast Implant Class Action Deadlines
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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 Facility. How long you will have from the Effective Date Deadlines from the June 1, 2004 “Effective Date” 90 DAYS Deadline to file your “Notice of Intent” form with the bankruptcy court. 6 MONTHS Deadline to file your “Participation Form” to opt in/out of the settlement 2 YEARS Deadline to file your Rupture Claim. You must have your Dow implant(s) removed unless you meet the Medically Contraindicated Exception. Deadline to file your Silicone Gel Raw Material Claim (both Disease or Expedited Release) for those implanted from 1976-1991 with a silicone gel breast implant from Bristol, Baxter, Bioplasty, Cox-Uphoff (CUI) and/or Mentor. If you have a silicone gel breast implant that was implanted from 1976-1991 from Koken, Medasil, Silimed or Societe Prometel.
Deadline to file other medical products claims (both Medical Condition and Expedited Release) 3 YEARS For $2000.00 Expedited Release. Exception: If you apply for disease and do not qualify, you will be offered an opportunity to select expedited release even after 3rd year. 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 (Limited $) How long you will have from “NOS” Deadlines from your receipt of “Notification of Status” NONE SET Time to provide Accceptable 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 Claim. Updated Deadlines June 2, 2014 Explant Claims submission deadline for timely filed claimants in Classes 5, 6.1 and 6.2 (NOTE: this deadline does NOT apply to NOI claimants or Late Claimants) This is the deadline to file an Explant Claim if you have your Dow implants removed and not replaced with silicone. June 3, 2019 Disease or Expedited Release Claim submission deadline for all claims in Classes 5, 6.1 and 6.2 (this deadline does NOT apply to Late Claimants) This is the deadline to file either a Disease Claim or an Expedited Release Claim. If you need help understanding your breast implant claim call us.
After being open for almost fifteen years, the MDL-926 has closed for good. If you have a claim and are trying to participate in the Revised Settlement Program, MDL-926, and/or the Dow Corning Settlement, please feel free to contact our law office with any questions and concerns that you have about these programs.
October 2015 Important Class 7 Update
In a hearing on October 20, 2015, the Court will hear arguments from the CAC, Dow Corning, and the Objectors on the Consent Order regarding distribution of your Class 7 funds. Sometime after this date the District Court will issue an opinion and Order on the proposed Consent Order. Your Class 7 claim cannot be paid until the Court has ruled and the Consent Order is entered by the Court. Class 7 claims cannot be paid until the Court has ruled and the Consent Order is entered by the Court. If you are a Class 7 claimant you received the SF-DCT letter with the Notice of Proposed Order. If you are not sure of your status in the Class 7 and whether you may be eligible for a payment from the Class 7 Fund, you can either contact our law office immediately.
Important Updates June 3, 2019 Disease Claim Submission Final Deadline
Did you receive a notice from Dow Corning regarding your settlement rights?
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