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Thank you for your interest in the WV Water Contamination Settlement. The claims filing period has passed and we are not accepting new claims. We are evaluating the claims and are in the process of sending letters to claimants whose claims are deficient (missing information). This website will be updated periodically.  We will provide an update when we have more information about when settlement payments will be made. Until then, please be patient as we work diligently to process your claim.  If you have an address change, please use the Contact Us form to notify the Claims Administrator.

If you received a deficiency letter, please follow the instructions on the letter to submit the requested information.  If you have specific questions, regarding the deficiency letter, please contact us at 1-855-829-8121.  The deadline to submit deficiency response documentation for Simple Claims is July 26, 2018.

If you need to file a Business or Residential Individual Review form based on a deficiency letter, please use the links below to download the appropriate form.

More information concerning deficiencies for Simple Business Claims by landlords or dentists can be found here.

Select the Appropriate Claim Form to Complete Below.

If a claims representative asks you to re-submit your claim, use the links below to download the appropriate claim form.

RESIDENTIAL

If you lived in a house, condo, or apartment that received tap water from West Virginia American’s Kanawha Valley Water Treatment Plant on January 9, 2014 your Household is eligible to make a claim for a Residential Household payment. Renters are eligible too even if you didn’t pay your own water bill.

 

BUSINESS

Businesses and non-profits entities that were being served tap water by West Virginia American’s Kanawha Valley Water Treatment Plant on January 9, 2014 are eligible to make a claim for a Business payment using one of the two types of Claim Forms.

WAGE EARNER

If you were employed by a business that was Shut Down or Partially Shut Down due to the Freedom Chemical Spill and you were paid on an hourly basis, then you are eligible to make a claim for lost hourly wages during the shut down using the Wage Earner Individual Review Claim Form. To be eligible for a payment, you must provide certain documents that show your wage loss.

MEDICAL

Residents who went to the ER, Doctor’s Office, Urgent Care or Hospital because they believed they may have been harmed by the contamination or disruption of the water supply are eligible to make a claim for certain medical costs and for payments relating to specific injuries caused by the Freedom Chemical Spill.

PREGNANT

Women who were pregnant on January 9, 2014 and exposed to the contaminated water while living in an eligible Residential Household can make a claim for a payment of $1,500.

GOVERNMENT

Governmental entities that lost tax revenue and faced extraordinary expenses and that were being served tap water by West Virginia American’s Kanawha Valley Water Treatment Plant on January 9, 2014 are eligible to make a Governmental claim.

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