6/11/2024 Update: The Court has granted preliminary approval to the Tyco Public Water System Settlement Agreement.

Update: AFFF MDL Co-Leadership reaches settlement with BASF Corporation in PFAS-Related Multidistrict Litigation.
Click here to see the announcement from Plaintiff’s Executive Committee.
Click here to see the BASF Corporation Press Release.

 

Settlement Information

This website is devoted to Settlements entered into in the AFFF multi-district Litigation no. 2873 (“MDL”) which are overseen by the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina. The current Settlement Agreements are class action settlements designed to resolve Claims for PFAS contamination in Public Water Systems’ Drinking Water, as those terms are defined in the respective Agreements, which are with the following groups of Settling Defendants:

(1) the 3M company (“3M”); and

(2) E.I. Du Pont de Nemours and company (n/k/a Eidp, Inc.), Dupont de Nemours inc., the Chemours company, the Chemours company fc, llc, and Corteva, inc. (collectively, “Dupont”).

(3) Tyco Fire Products LP (“Tyco”) and Chemguard, Inc. (“Chemguard”) (collectively, “the Tyco Defendants”)

(4) BASF Corporation (“BASF”)

These Settlements are designed to resolve Claims for PFAS contamination in Public Water Systems’ Drinking Water, as those terms are defined in the respective Agreements. The 3M and DuPont Settlements have obtained Final Approval by the MDL Judge, the honorable Richard M. Gergel of the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina. The Tyco Settlement is pending preliminary approval.

Important Dates and Deadlines

 

Deadline Description
Dupont
Deadline Date
3M
Deadline Date
Tyco
Deadline Date
Deadline to Submit Objections
11/11/2023
11/11/2023
8/24/2024
Deadline to Submit Requests for Exclusion
12/4/2023
12/11/2023
9/23/2024
Court’s Final Fairness Hearing
12/14/2023
2/2/2024
11/1/2024 at 11:00 AM ET
Deadline to Withdraw Request for Exclusion 3/15/2024 3/15/2024 10/31/2024
Phase One Public Water System Settlement Claims Form
7/12/2024
7/12/2024
60 calendar days after the Effective Date
Phase One Special Needs Claims Form
8/26/2024
8/26/2024
45 calendar days after the Public Water System Settlement Claims Form Deadline
Phase Two Testing Claims Form
1/1/2026
1/1/2026
N/A
Phase Two Public Water System Claims Form
6/30/2026
7/31/2026
N/A
Phase Two Special Needs Claims Form
8/1/2026
8/1/2026
N/A
Phase One Supplemental Fund Claims Form
12/31/2030
12/31/2030
12/31/2030
Phase Two Supplemental Fund Claims Form
12/31/2030
12/31/2030
N/A

CAREFUL: It has been brought to our attention that putative Class Members have received spam notice or postcard reminders. Spam notice may have spelling or other errors, but it may also look legitimate. Therefore, please be reminded that this website is the best source of information about and updates on the Settlements, including information about important upcoming deadlines. As such we recommend that you check back here frequently.