Volume 7, No. 10, December 14, 2010

Contact the CAC at: or

phone: (419) 394-0717

fax: (419) 394-1748


Sybil Niden Goldrich

Ernest Hornsby, Esq

Dianna Pendleton-Dominguez, Esq.



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Requests for copies of claim forms or inquiries about the status of a claim should be directed to the Settlement Facility at or 866-874-6099. The Claimants' Advisory Committee does not have access to individual claimant files to answer these kinds of questions.






If you have an implant made by any of the companies participating in the Revised Settlement Program (MDL 926), you must submit any and all claims you have to the MDL-926 Claims Office by December 15, 2010. No new claims will be accepted by the MDL 926 Claims Office for the Revised Settlement Program after this date.


For more information, go to the MDL-926 Claims Office website at:


Some of the brand names of eligible breast implants in the RSP are: Heyer-Schulte, American Hospital Supply, Natural Y, Surgitek, Replicon, Natural Y, MEC or Medical Engineering, all polyurethane-covered breast implants, McGhan Medical, and 3M/McGhan. A complete list of eligible RSP implants is listed at:


The benefits that you may apply for in the RSP are listed below:


Settlement Benefit

Deadline in RSP

Long-Term Benefit Disease Schedule
(this is the same as Disease Option 2 in the Settlement Option in the Dow Corning Trust)

December 15, 2010

Explantation for removal of a Bristol, Baxter or 3M breast implant

December 15, 2010

Rupture claims - no rupture claims are allowed except for "Current Disease Claimants"

Late Registration - claimants who did not file a Timely claim in the RSP may still register with the MDL 926 Claims Office by December 15, 2010. Late Registrants will be paid benefits only pursuant to the Long Term Disease Schedule to the extent funds are available pursuant to the funding obligations of Bristol, Baxter and 3M.

Post 8/84 McGhan Claimants - are eligible to apply only for Long Term Disease. The deadline is December 15, 2010. No explant or rupture claims will be paid.

Deadline has passed


December 15, 2010





December 15, 2010




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