Manville: Temporary Policy FINAL Extension Notice – COVID-2019

Final Extension of the Temporary Policy Changes Regarding (a) Release Signatures and (b) Enforcement of Time Limitations

The Trustees of the Manville Trust are aware that these are difficult and unusual times. Some filers may not be able to meet the requirements for certain Trust claims due to illness, quarantine or shelter in place orders. The Trust will extend the temporary policies through May 31, 2022. No additional extensions will be granted. The following temporary policies will be in place through May 31, 2022.

  • For releases generated prior to the changes on March 26, 2020, a release document may be signed by the Injured Party or Personal Representative (when the injured party is deceased) and one witness who may be related by blood or marriage.

  • The timeframe for responding to notices of offer, deficiency, deactivation, and withdrawal has been tolled.
  • The statute of limitations period for filing a claim is tolled