The United States Gypsum Asbestos Personal Injury Settlement Trust was established under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code to resolve all asbestos claims for which the USG Company has legal responsibility.
The Trust is organized to pay all valid asbestos personal injury claims against these defendants and certain related protected parties in accordance with the Trust Distribution Procedures ("TDP") approved by the bankruptcy court. The purpose of this website is to provide information to assist claimants and others in understanding the purpose of the USG Asbestos Trust and how the Trust resolves claims. The Trust began accepting United States Gypsum Asbestos Personal Injury Settlement Trust Claims on February 19, 2007 at 10:00 A.M. EST.
A copy of the TDP1 is available on this site. Information regarding claim filing procedures will indicate, among other things, when and how claims may be filed with the Trust.
1To the extent any content on the website conflicts with the TDP, the TDP controls.
The current payment percentage for USG is 19.2% of the scheduled value for Expedited Review and 19.2% of the gross settlement value for Individual Review.