Two Settlement Classes:
1. Property Class: You may be a member of the Property Class if you: (a) owned residential real property in the Zone of Concern on March 14, 2016; OR (b) in the limited circumstances where you purchased residential real property after March 14, 2016, that was subsequently added to the Zone of Concern. As shown on the below map, the Zone of Concern includes portions of the Towns of Bennington, North Bennington, and Shaftsbury, Vermont.
Property Class Members include people who receive water from the municipal water supply as well as people who use private wells (even if your well is or was not contaminated with PFOA or has or had low levels of PFOA). You must be an individual (e.g., not a corporation) to recover.
2. Exposure Class: You may be a member of the Exposure Class if you: (a) resided in the Zone of Concern on or before August 23, 2019; (b) ingested water with PFOA in the Zone; and, (c) have a blood serum test showing a PFOA blood level above 2.1 ppb.
If you meet the first two criteria, above, but have not yet had a blood test, the Medical Monitoring Program will make one available to you free of charge within the first 180 days of the Program.
PLEASE NOTE THAT LEX RECOVERY GROUP, LLC IS ONLY FILING CLAIMS FOR POTENTIAL PROPERTY CLASS MEMBERS. IF YOU WISH TO FILE A CLAIM AS A MEMBER OF THE EXPOSURECLASS PLEASE GO TO THE OFFICIAL CLAIMS ADMINISTRATOR WEBSITE FOUND AT: WWW.BENNINGTONVTCLASSACTION.COM.
Neither the Court nor a jury has decided the question of Saint-Gobain’s liability for the PFOA contamination. The parties have agreed to the terms of this Settlement to avoid the cost, delay and uncertainty that come with further litigation and trial. The agreement to settle is not an admission of liability by Saint-Gobain, and Saint-Gobain disputes the claims asserted in this case.
If you owned property in the Zone of Concern on March 14, 2016, you may be eligible to receive significant compensation from this $26.2 million class action settlement.