Dow Corning Breast Implant / Bankruptcy Settlement

Volume 17, No. 4, March 17, 2020


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CAC Sybil Niden Goldrich

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St. Marys, OH 45885 Dianna Pendleton-Dominguez, Esq.



This is the 168th e-newsletter (Vol. 17, No. 4) from the Claimants' Advisory Committee (CAC) in the Dow Corning bankruptcy Settlement Plan. You were sent a copy of the newsletter because our records show that you requested to be on the mailing list. If you wish to unsubscribe, click here or to reply to this newsletter, send an email to: Please do not hit "Reply" to this email address. To contact the CAC, use the email address: or



Here is the message from the SF-DCT website:

"As the national emergency regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) unfolds, we here at the SF-DCT want you to know that your health and safety and that of our employees is most important. In light of recent developments, we have made the difficult decision to temporarily close our offices. We are taking proactive steps to monitor mail, emails, and phone call messages.  Please continue to check the Settlement Facility website ( and the Claimants' Advisory Committee website ( for updates. In the meantime, we hope you stay safe, and we look forward to the days when this challenge is behind us."

We do not know how long the COVID-19 virus will affect all of us or when the Settlement Facility will re-open. We realize that many of you will have questions about your claim status, payment, cure deadline, etc. The CAC is continuing to work closely with the Settlement Facility to ensure that these important issues are addressed, and we will post updates on our website, the CAC Facebook page, and in future newsletters.

Please stay safe.



Settlement Facility, P.O. Box 52429, Houston, TX 77052

PHONE NUMBER: 866-874-6099 EMAIL:

PROBATE INFORMATION (BENEFITS PAYABLE AFTER A CLAIMANT'S DEATH): If a claimant has died, her estate can receive the claimant's approved payments, but they must contain certain necessary documents from the probate court. For more information on what the Settlement Facility needs, contact them toll free at: 1-866-874-6099 or by email at

ATTORNEY FEE LIMITS AND EXPENSES: The Plan sets a cap on the attorney fees payable to your attorney (if you were represented individually on your claim). The fee limits are: 10% of the first $10,000; 22.5% of the next $40,000; and 30% of amounts in excess of $50,000. The Plan also lists the types of expenses that attorneys can charge. For more information on allowable fees and expenses, review the Claimant Information Guide at Section 11 (


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