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Parchment, Michigan Water Contamination Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

The sum of $11.9 million will settle a class action against 3M Company, Georgia-Pacific, LLC and Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products, LP about the contamination of water with PFAS chemicals in Parchment, Michigan. The complaint claimed that the contamination came from chemicals that found their way into Parchment’s water system from the paper mill, landfills, wastewater treatment system, disposal areas, and drainage pathways from facilities formerly owned or operated by Crown Vantage or its predecessors in Parchment or Cooper Township, Michigan.

Docket Number:

1:18-cv-01225

Company: 3M

Filing Deadline: July 26, 2021

Class Period: July 26, 2018

Objection Deadline: July 12, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: July 12, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: September 1, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

You must provide proof of residence and ownership, lease, rental, or residence in a property served by the Parchment Water System as of July 26, 2018.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a person (1) who owned, leased, rented, or lived in homes or other residential properties served by the Parchment Water System as of July 26, 2018, and (2) who has not brought an individual action for personal injury or illness from exposure to PFAS in the Parchment water system.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Amounts of payments will depend on the number of valid claims submitted and the position of each claimant. Persons who owned or rented property and occupied it will receive twice the amount paid to those who owned or rented property but did not live there, or who lived at the property but were not the owner or renter. Only one person can be named as the owner or renter of each property, or the property’s share of the settlement will be divided between all class members with an interest in the property.

Total Settlement Amount: $11,900,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$5,000

Law Firm:
Liddle & Dubin PC

Claim Form: Parchment, Michigan Water Contamination Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Dykehouse, et al. v. 3M Company, et al.

Settlement Website: Parchment, Michigan Water Contamination Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
KCC Class Action Services, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Parchment Water Contamination Administrator
P.O. Box 43502
Providence, RI 02940-3502
info@ParchmentWaterContaminationLawsuit.com
1-877-206-1216

Tags: Contaminated Water/Groundwater, Environmental Contamination, Environmental Damage