Hino Truck Emissions Settlement

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If you own or owned residential property near the former USMR Smelter site located in Carteret New Jersey between January 30, 2017 and March 27, 2023 (see below map), you may be entitled to significant compensation from a $42 million settlement with US Metal Refining Company, Freeport Minerals Corporation, Freeport-McMoRan, Inc and Amax Realty Development, Inc. based on allegations that your property has been damaged by the release of lead, arsenic and other contaminants from the Smelter site.

In order to best serve our current clients, Lex Recovery Group is no longer accepting new clients for this case.  If you believe you have a claim, we encourage you to file it on the official claims administration site: www.carteretsmeltersettlement.com

Deadline to File a Claim: JUNE 26, 2023

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About the Case

Smelter Site Pollution Settlement

Smelter Site Pollution Settlement

This $42,000,000 settlement arises out of a lawsuit against defendants United States Metal Refining Company, Freeport Minerals Corporation, Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. and Amax Realty alleging that properties in the Class Area Map above were damaged by the release of lead, arsenic, and other contaminants from the historic operation of the Smelter Site located in Carteret, New Jersey. The Defendants deny that they have done anything wrong but have entered into this settlement to prevent prolonged further litigation.

Who is included in the Class?

You are a member of the Class, regardless of any damage to your property, if you own or owned Residential Property in the Class Area Map above between January 30, 2017 and March 27, 2023.  The Class Area is generally bounded by PeterJ. Sica Industrial Highway to the East, Romanowski Street to the North-East, Cypress Street to the North, Arthur and East Grant Streets to the West, and Middlesex Avenue to the South.

The only way to receive compensation from this settlement is to file a claim form by JUNE 26, 2023.

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What We Can Do For You

Lex Recovery Group is a leading outsource solution in class action recoveries. Our team has helped thousands of individuals and companies recover millions of dollars in refunds from dozens class action settlements.

We welcome the opportunity to assist you in recovering a refund from the this settlement. Oftentimes eligible parties fail to file a claim because they believe that the potential refund is not worth their effort or they are just too busy - so let us do the work for you. We only recover if you do.

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As the filing deadline has passed, we are no longer accepting clients for this class action. If we are already handling your claim for this class action, we will keep you updated with any case updates. Please contact us directly at info@lexrecoverygroup.com if you have any additional questions concerning your claim.
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Every year, dozens of cases are settled for millions of dollars. And every year, thousands of eligible parties fail to claim their fair share of these settlements. Don't miss out on the money you deserve.