The Settlement Facility-Dow Corning Trust will "officially" open when the appeals are finished and Judge Hood signs an Order which starts the "EFFECTIVE DATE." This will start the first set of deadlines 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 pr ovide 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|
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