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PCC Structurals Metals on Residential Properties

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:

Precision Castparts Corp. and PPC Structurals, Inc. are settling a class action about whether operations at PCC’s Large Parts Campus interfered with the use and enjoyment of certain residential properties in Southeast Portland. The complaint alleged the facility emitted or deposited metals, including nickel, that were used in the process of making nickel-based superalloys, titanium, stainless steel, and aluminum investment castings, causing physical damage or “stigma” damage to the properties.

Docket Number:

16CV16164

Company: Precision Castparts Corp.

Filing Deadline: April 9, 2022

Class Period: February 17, 2016

Objection Deadline: April 9, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: April 9, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: May 6, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

The claim form does not ask for proof.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you owned or lived in a residential property in the class area on February 17, 2016. The general outline of the class area is shown on a map at the settlement website.

You are not eligible if you were only a temporary guest or otherwise did not have legal rights to the property on February 17, 2016. If you are not sure whether your home is in the class area, see the map at the website or contact the lawyers listed as class counsel.

Typical Settlement Amount:

PCC has already spent $7.7 million on emission control against the kind of pollution at issue in this case, and it will spend $1.95 million more on pollution controls at its facilities. In addition, class members will receive cash payments from the net settlement fund. This money will be distributed according to a plan of allocation. All those living together in a single household must submit a Claim Form together in order to receive a payment. For more information, see the Settlement Agreement or the Notice at https://www.structuralssettlement.com/documents/PCC%20Long%20Form%20Notice%20-%20Final.pdf.

Total Settlement Amount: $12.5 million Settlement Fund plus additional amounts for pollution improvements

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$7,500

Law Firms:
Keller Rohrback
Law Office of Karl G. Anuta, PC
Smith & Lowney PLLC

Claim Form: PCC Structurals Metals on Residential Properties Claim Form

Case Name: Resendez, et al. v. Precision Castparts Corp. and PCC Structurals, Inc.

Settlement Website: PCC Structurals Metals on Residential Properties Website

Claims Administrator:
AB Data, Ltd.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Precision Class Action Settlement
Settlement Administrator
c/o A.B. Data, Ltd.
P.O. Box 170500
Milwaukee, WI 53217
info@structuralssettlement.com
877-316-0125

Tags: Emissions, Environmental Damage, Environmental Pollution