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EFH Asbestos Claim Deadline Now Here

EFH asbestos claimDecember 14 is your last chance ever to file an EFH asbestos claim (Energy Futures Holding).  And that day is almost here. On December 14 at 5 pm Eastern Standard Time  – which is 2 pm in California – you and your family will permanently lose the chance to achieve justice from this giant energy corporation even if you become sick or die from asbestos exposure in years to come.

Filing an EFH asbestos claim will require documentation so please do not wait until the last minute. You potentially have much to gain by filing a claim and much to lose by doing nothing.

If you or a family member has ever worked at an EFH power plant, you must have your attorney file a claim with the EFH Claims Processing Center by the December 14, 2015 deadline.  The time to act is now.

We at Kazan Law can file the EFH asbestos claim for you if you do not have a qualified asbestos attorney.  You will not be charged anything unless we obtain a future settlement for you. Although December 14th is the deadline at the EFH Claims Processing Center, Kazan Law must receive the claim form and our signed form authorizing us to represent you by Monday, December 7, 2015. We also must be able to speak with you by close of business that day in order to prepare your formal EFH asbestos claim form for submission.

Filing a claim whether or not you are ill right now with an asbestos-related disease will protect your future legal rights. This is not how we usually do things but the unfairness of the EFH December 14 deadline leaves no other option.

December 14 EFH Asbestos Claim Deadline Imposed by Bankruptcy

The December 14 deadline for all EFH asbestos claims is unfair. It shortchanges potentially thousands of victims who may have been exposed to asbestos at an EFH-owned plant but currently have no symptoms of asbestos-caused disease.  But when you are a $36 billion energy company like EFH with holdings all across the US and around the world, fairness does not enter into the equation.

Energy Future Holdings, knowing it had many asbestos claims against it, successfully filed for bankruptcy. This helped them to limit their financial losses and also drastically limited the legal rights of all its past, present and future asbestos victims.

EFH was required to publish notices about the December 14 claim filing deadline in newspapers and also required to directly contact former employees.  But many people either may not have seen the item in the newspapers or received the letters that EFH was ordered to send, and may not realize that this deadline applies to them.  The December 14 deadline applies to everyone – ill or not.  Please share this information with anyone you know who may be affected.

Who the December 14 Deadline Impacts

The December 14 deadline for filing asbestos claims against EFH potentially impacts thousands of past employees, employees of other companies who worked at sites where companies for which EFH is now responsible did work, and all their family members. Many of them may not know that the power plant where they worked was owned by EFH or worked on by EFH companies. That is understandable.  About 70 different companies are part of EFH.  EFH subsidiary companies include Ebasco, EECI, Enserch, Lone Star Gas, Luminant and TXU, and many more. They worked [are located ]all over the United States and in overseas countries.

You can find complete lists of EFH-owned domestic and international plants on our website. Please take a look to see whether a plant where you or a relative worked is included.

Asbestos-caused diseases may not produce any symptoms for decades. You may be ill but may not be diagnosed until many years from now.  That is why it is so important to file a claim against EFH by the December 14 deadline if you or a family member ever worked at any of the power plants named in the lists we have provided.

Why You Need to Act Before the December 14 Deadline

Please do not wait until the December 14 deadline to act.  You need to get started sooner to give a reputable asbestos attorney time to review your information. And we strongly suggest that you do not try to file a claim on your own.  It will take just a few moments to complete our asbestos claim form with some basic facts about your situation.  We will get in touch with you with any additional questions we may have about your circumstances. We will also give you free expert legal advice about whether you should file a claim with the EFH Claims Processing Center or file any other asbestos-related claim.

If we find you meet the criteria required to file a claim and if you would like our firm to file an EFH asbestos claim for you, you will need to complete and sign a form that gives us official authorization to represent you.

Please understand that submitting this form to us or any other law firm for that matter is not the same thing as submitting it to the EFH Bankruptcy.  The Bankruptcy Claim Form deadline is Monday, December 14, 2015.  The form you would need to sign for proof that we are your legal representation has to be completed by Monday, December 7, 2015.  In addition to completing that form, we also need to talk to you before the end of the business day on Monday, December 7 so that we can move forward and prepare your formal claim.

We will do everything we possibly can to help you. But the first move is up to you.  Please make that move now while there is still time. Remember, all it takes for evil to triumph is for good people to do nothing. So do something now.


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