June 3, 2019 Disease Claim Submission Final Deadline

June 3, 2019 Disease Claim Submission Final Deadline Alert

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?

June 3, 2019 is the  Disease or Expedited Release Claim submission deadline for all claims in Classes 5, 6.1 and 6.2. The deadlines to submit to the SF-DCT a Class 5 Rupture Claim and/or an Explant Claim have both expired. The deadline to file a Class 7 Materials Claim has also expired.

There is  only one  remaining claim that can be filed in the Dow Settlement. This  is either a Class 5 Disease Claim or an Expedited Release Claim.  The deadline to file is June 3, 2019. If there are any deficiencies in your claim, you will have just one year within which to update the deficiencies or that Disease Claim will be barred, and you will have to either apply for a different Disease Claim, or accept the Expedited Release.

What Are the Eligible Diseases and Conditions?

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 and conditions? Eligible diseases and conditions in Disease Option 1 are: Atypical Connective Tissue Disease (ACTD) Atypical Neurological Disease Syndrome (ANDS) 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)

Disease Option 2 Polymyositis (PM) and Dermatomyositis

Disease Option 1 uses the same medical criteria and definitions that were used in the original global settlement.  Disease Option 1 also includes two (2) conditions – Atypical Neurological Disease Syndrome (ANDS) and Atypical Connective Tissue Disease (ACTD). You must document a disability or severity that is related to your compen- sable disease or condition

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