20
FEB
2009

Announcement Of Increase In Values For Certain Individual Review (“IR”) Claims

Please see the attached correspondence regarding the announcement of increase in values for certain Individual Review (“IR”) claims. Announcement Of Increase In Values
09
OCT
2008

Announcement of Automated Clearing House (ACH) Payment Requirement

Beginning November 17, 2008, the only payment method available to all plaintiff’s firms (firms) paid settlement funds by these Trusts will be an Automated Clearing House (ACH) transfer.  An ACH is similar to a wire transfer, in that the funds will be directly deposited into your...
11
AUG
2008

New USG Indirect Claim Form & Filing Instructions

In the attachment below you will find the USG Indirect Claim Form and Filing instructions. Please review and feel free to contact the Facility with any questions or concerns. Instructions for USG Indirect Claims Filing USG Indirect Claim Form
05
JUN
2008

USG New W-9 Ruling

The USG Trust has received a favorable ruling from the IRS, therefore the Trust will no longer require the W-9 form for each individual claimant.  Any claims with release deficiencies for a missing W-9 will be re-evaluated for payment immediately. Please contact the Claimant...
15
MAY
2008

Claim Form Update

Please be advised that the USG Trust has revised its claim form to facilitate claim filings. The revised Claim Filing Instructions and Claim Form are available on downloads page.
06
MAR
2008

Updated Trust Distribution Procedures

USG has updated the Trust Distribution Procedures (TDP). Please take time to review the changes that have been made to the TDP. Trust Distribution Procedures – Updated 1/30/08
27
DEC
2007

Inquiries Regarding the Effect of Statutes of Limitations Upon Claims to the Trust

The applicability and effect of a statute of limitation upon a claim made to the Trust depends upon whether the claim was filed against USG within the tort system prior to June 25, 2001, the date that USG filed its petition for protection under the Bankruptcy Code (the “Petition...
12
SEP
2007

Third-Party Inquiries Regarding USG Confidential Trust Information

Third-parties should not submit requests regarding claimant submissions by e-mail or by telephone to the Delaware Claims Facility or the Trust.  Due to the confidential nature of claim submissions, such information can only be provided to a verified claimant or that verified...
03
APR
2007

Diagnosis Language – “Consistent With or Compatible With”

Regarding the language in the diagnosis, effective immediately, “consistent with or compatible with” will be acceptable if dated on or prior to the effective date of the Trust. USG’s effective date is 6/20/06
03
APR
2007

Pathology Reports

As a reminder, for disease levels V-VIII, the physician providing the diagnosis must be board-certified or the pathology report confirming an asbestos-related disease must be prepared at or on the behalf of a hospital accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of...