11
JAN
2018

How do the Liquidated Amount and Payment Percentage work?

The total value of a claim will be determined by the Trust and referred to as the Liquidated Amount.  This is the amount you will see on the release, but not necessarily the amount you will be paid.  The payment amount is determined by multiplying the Liquidated Amount b...
11
JAN
2018

Do the claim form and medical records have to be in English?

Yes, all documents submitted to the Trust, including but not limited to the claim form, medical records and exposure documents must be in English.  Materials submitted in any other language will not be reviewed by the Trust.
11
JAN
2018

What is the Expedited Review (ER) election?

Expedited Review (ER) is designed primarily to provide an expeditious, efficient and inexpensive method of liquidating all claims (except those involving Lung Cancer 2 – Disease Level VI, Foreign Claims, and Indirect Claims) where the claim can be easily verified as meeting...
11
JAN
2018

What is the Individual Review (IR) election?

Individual Review (IR) is designed for claimants that do not meet the presumptive medical and/or exposure criteria, or claimants alleging Disease Levels IV, V, VII, and VIII who seek to establish a Liquidated Amount for the claim that is greater than its Scheduled Value in the...
19
MAR
2014

What are my processing options when filing with the Trust?

You must choose between two types of claim filing processes: the Expedited Review or Individual Review.  Complete your choice of claim process on the Proof of Claim form, attach all required exposure and medical documentation, and return it to the Trust.  A Claimant must submit...
19
MAR
2014

How do I register for an online account?

To access Trust Online, the user need only register with the Trust by executing the Electronic Filer Agreement, which also governs the terms of the user’s access.
19
MAR
2014

Can I file a claim electronically?

A claimant may file online using the DII Asbestos Trust website.  To file a claim online, the user must first register with the Trust by executing and submitting the Electronic Filer Agreement.
19
MAR
2014

Do I need an attorney to file my claim so I can be paid?

No. Any individual with a valid asbestos-related injury can file a claim. The Trust cannot provide guidance on whether you should obtain an attorney or file on your own.
19
MAR
2014

What materials are needed to file a claim?

In addition to a completed Claim Form, medical and exposure documentation supporting the alleged injury is required.  The Trust Distribution Procedures provide specifics on what medical and exposure documentation is needed for your claim submission.
19
MAR
2014

Can I choose both the Expedited Review Claim and Individual Review Claim processes?

You may choose only one option for a claim, but the option selected for a claimant’s HAL claim does not generally have to the be the same as the option selected for the claimant’s HW claim.  However, certain types of claims such as Foreign or Secondary Exposure claims...
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