Claim Deadlines

No person may file a Claim after June 30th, 2010 except:

1) where a Class Member was infected with Hepatitis C after July 1, 1990, and fails to submit an application by no fault of their own; or

2) where an application is made by a Family Member or Dependant within one year following the date on which the application submitted on behalf of the HCV Infected Class Member from whom the claim is derived was approved; or

3) where an application is made up to one year after the applicant attains his or her age of majority; or

4) where an application is made within three years following the date upon which the HCV Infected Class Member first learned of his or her infection with HCV as a result of receiving Blood in the Class Period or being infected by a Class Member who received Blood in the Class Period, and the Court having jurisdiction over that person grants them leave to apply for compensation.

Final deadline for submitting claims under this Agreement is June 30, 2016.

Deadline for HCV Infected Class Members Who Have Died
The HCV Personal Representative of an HCV Infected Class Member who has died must submit an application form to the Administrator, within three years after the death of such HCV Infected Class Member or within two years after the Implementation Date*, whichever event is the last to occur.

Deadline for Secondarily-Infected Person
A Spouse of a Primarily-Infected Class Member must submit an application form to the Administrator before the expiration of three years from the date the Primarily-Infected Class Member first makes a Claim, his or her HCV Personal Representative makes the first Claim on his or her behalf or the Primarily-Infected Class Member opts out.

Deadline for a Family Member Claim
Family Members must submit an application form to the Administrator within one year after the date of approval of an application for compensation under this Agreement by or on behalf of the HCV Infected Class Member or within one year of the claimant attaining his or her age of majority, whichever is the last to occur.

Deadline for a Dependant Claim
Dependants must submit an application form to the Administrator within one year after the death of the HCV Infected Class Member or within two years after the Implementation Date* or within one year of the claimant attaining his or her age of majority, whichever event is the last to occur.

*Implementation Date: August 10, 2007