FINAL ALLOCATION HEARING HELD ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
IF YOUR NAME IS ON THIS LIST, WE DO NOT HAVE YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER. PLEASE CALL US IMMEDIATELY AT 504-581-9065, WE CANNOT ISSUE YOU A PAYMENT WITHOUT IT.
The Court entered its final judgment on allocations on September 27, 2013. Disbursement of funds will likely take place on the second week of December. If your contact information changes, please notify us immediately at 1-888-768-2043.
BILLIESON PAYMENT OF SETTLEMENT FUNDS
IT IS EXPECTED THAT FUNDS WILL BE PAID IN EARLY DECEMBER. CHECK THIS SITE FOR UPDATES.
IF THE CLAIMANT IS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE, THERE ARE DOCUMENTS THAT MUST BE COMPLETED BEFORE YOU ARE ABLE TO COLLECT MONEY. YOU MUST CONTACT CLASS COUNSEL'S OFFICES TO ARRANGE TO COMPLETE THESE DOCUMENTS.
AGAIN, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO COLLECT SETTLEMENT FUNDS IF THE CLAIMANT IS UNDER 18 WITHOUT FIRST FILLING OUT THESE DOCUMENTS.
PLEASE CONTACT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING CLASS COUNSEL:
JOE BRUNO -- 504-304-2649
GARY GAMBEL -- 504-523-0400
JENNIFER WILLIS -- 504-488-6301
Class Action Transfer
This matter has been transferred to the Honorable Tiffany Chase, District Court Judge for the Parish of Orleans. As of now, all deadlines have passed for filing any additional proof of claims in this matter. The Court has ordered a review of the settlement funds in this matter and has issued new dates for the allocation of settlement funds. Those dates may be found on the left side of this page under “Important Dates.”
The deadline to supplement deficient claim forms was March 15, 2013.
The Office of the Special Master has sent letters to Class Members who submitted Claim Forms to request a payment from the class action settlements involving lead-poisoned children ("Victims") who lived, stayed, or visited at Housing Authority of New Orleans developments before February 17, 2001 and who were born after December 11, 1987. The deadline to submit claims has passed. If you submitted a claim form and you received a letter about a problem with your claim form, the deadline was March 15, 2013 to postmark any supplemental information to correct the Claim Form deficiency that was identified in the letter. Read the court-approved Class Definition in the Notices at the “Notices” tab, or in the “Class Definition” charts under the “Am I included?” tab. Click the other links above and to the left to learn more about the settlements.