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21
MAR
2016

Can I file a claim for mixed-dust pneumoconiosis?

No, you may not recover from the Silica Personal Injury Trust.  You must submit your claim to the Asbestos Personal Injury Trust.
21
MAR
2016

What if my address changes while claim is in the process of being evaluated?

You must notify the Trust either in writing at P.O. Box 106, Wilmington, DE 19899-1036 or by email at helpline@diisilicatrust.com.  
21
MAR
2016

I am a pro se claimant; can I appoint another person to contact the Trust with questions about my claim?

The Trust cannot release information about your claim to anyone other than the authorized representation unless you appoint a “Contact” person.  A Contact can retrieve information about your claim but cannot make changes to your claim.  If there is a person that you...
21
MAR
2016

Why can’t you release information about my claim to me if I have an attorney?

The Trust can only provide information about a claim to the authorized representative that appears on the claim form.  If an attorney represents you, then he/she is the authorized representative of your claim.  
21
MAR
2016

What happens if the injured party has died after the claim was filed?

The Trust needs to know the identity of the person who will act on behalf of the deceased injured person.  Send the name and Social Security number of the personal representative and a copy of the injured party’s death certificate.  
19
MAR
2014

How do I withdraw a claim?

You can withdraw a claim by submitting a written notification requesting the claim to be withdrawn. Trust Online users can withdraw claims individually by clicking on the Withdraw Claim button found on the claim’s General tab.  
19
MAR
2014