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HESI Claim Guidelines and Attorney Help

For the time being Calls to our 1-800-BP-CLAIMS number will be handled by attorneys that we think will Truly be able to HELP You.

We are seeing a definite trend in Business and Medical Claims coming through that need help now. Many of the callers are upset with their present or past attorneys and many of you just don`t know where you stand.

We think the guidance of these attorneys at this point will best serve you at this time.

God Bless, and Good Luck,

Bill

 

FORMS & GUIDELINES TO HESI FORMS BELOW

If you were paid by the Neutrals, answer No to Question 1a, No to Question 2 and Yes to Question 3 and print off to the side “Paid by Neutrals”. Do not answer any of the remaining questions. You must include a copy of your settlement documents from them with the Claim Form. Please check the section of the Claim Form that identifies your type of claim and provide the appropriate SWS form and all documentation requested in that section.

If you were an “excluded” category under DHECC, you are eligible to participate in the HESI Settlement. Answer No to Questions 1-5, Answer Yes to Question 6, Ignore Question 7. For Question 8, check Yes, IF you filed a short form joinder and made presentment to the Court during the DHECC settlement and you have the paperwork to prove it. If you do not have these documents, you are not eligible to file a claim. Excluded category claimants do NOT fill out any SWS forms but must include their Federal Income Taxes for 2009-2011, 2009-2011 Profit and Loss Statements if available, copy of Articles of Incorporation or Organization (businesses), copy of Driver’s License, Copy of Business License(s).

If you were denied because you Opted Out of the DHECC Settlement AND you filed a short form joinder and made presentment to the Court during the DHECC settlement and you have the paperwork to prove it, Answer Yes to Question 1a, No to 1b, Yes to 1c and then Yes to Question 8. Do not answer any of the other questions. This paperwork must go into your packet with the Claim Form. Complete any SWS forms required for your claim type.

If you Opted Out of DHECC AND you filed a short form joinder and made presentment to the Court during the DHECC settlement and you have the paperwork to prove it, Answer No to Questions 1-3, Yes, to Question 4 and Yes to Question 8. Do not answer any of the other questions. This paperwork must go into your packet with the Claim Form. Complete any SWS forms required for your claim type.

If you are a person that sustained personal property damage in excess of $500 as a result of the oil spill, but your claim “type” wasn’t recognized under the DECC Claim Types, Answer No to Questions 1-6, Answer Yes to Questions 7 and 8 IF you filed a short form joinder and made presentment to the Court during the DHECC settlement and you have the paperwork to prove it. This must be included with your Claim Form. You will also need to complete an SWS1.

If you have a valid and payable DHECC claim, the only FORM needed for representation engagement is the STATEMENT OF CLIENTS RIGHTS FORM. 

If you received payment under GCCF and signed a release, you are NOT eligible to participate – do NOT complete a claim form.

If you were denied under DHECC for any reason other than a valid Opt-Out, you are NOT eligible to participate – do NOT complete a claim form.

If you withdrew your claim due to a Fraud, Waste and Abuse (FWA) Notice, you are NOT eligible to participate.

 

 

 

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