1986-1990 Hepatitis C
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If you or a family member received a blood transfusion or blood products in Canada between January 1, 1986 and July 1, 1990 and contracted hepatitis C, you may be compensated up to $329,000 or more.
IMPLEMENTATION OF THE FOUR HCV SPECIAL DISTRIBUTION BENEFITS – August 2023 NEW
The Administrator will start to issue the retroactive payments for the 2019 Special Distribution Benefits in September 2023. Payments might not however be made where the Administrator does not have current contact information for the recipient or, in some cases, the name and contact information for an executor of the estate.
If you or someone in your family did not receive an expected payment in the timeframe indicated herein, please complete the Address Change Request Form on this website or contact the Administrator to ensure it has accurate contact information.
If you have contacted the Administrator and provided/confirmed your current contact information prior to August 31st, 2023, payment will be issued to you during the last 10 business days of September 2023. If you contacted the Administrator on or after September 1st, 2023, payment will be issued to you within 4 – 6 weeks.
You may contact the Administrator by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via the toll-free at 1-877-434-0944. Business hours are from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Eastern Time, Monday to Friday.
TEMPORARY RELIEF FROM DEADLINES DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC TO END – July 2023
The Court-approved Protocol permitting claimants to request an extension of time to take steps they were unable to complete after March 16, 2020 because they were adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic will cease to be in force and effect on and after August 1, 2023.
The Administrator may only consider a request for relief from deadlines under the Plans due to the COVID-19 pandemic if it receives the request before August 1, 2023.
You or a family member have hepatitis C and received a blood transfusion or blood products in Canada between 1986 and 1990.
Call 1 866 353-4003*
You or a family member have hepatitis C but you do not know if you received a blood transfusion or blood products in Canada between 1986 and 1990.
Call 1 866 353-4003*
You or a family member received a blood transfusion or blood products in Canada between 1986 and 1990 but do not know if you have hepatitis C.
*Opening hours : Monday to Friday: 09:00 am to 05:00 pm (EDT)
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