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Deadline to file claim in Syngenta corn litigation is Oct. 12, 2018

Settlement provides $1.51 billion for corn farmers, landlords, elevators, shippers and other grain handlers and ethanol plants.

The deadline to file a claim in the Syngenta MIR162 Corn Litigation, No. 14-md-2591-JWL-JPO (D. Kan.) and other related actions settlement is Oct. 12, 2018. 

Settlement Class Counsel, on behalf of all corn producers, reached this settlement with Syngenta of lawsuits over the "Agrisure Viptera" and "Agrisure Duracade" corn seeds and how they were marketed. 

"This settlement provides $1.51 billion for corn farmers, landlords, elevators, shippers, and other grain handlers and ethanol plants. Anyone in those groups who has not yet filed a claim form with the claims administrator should do so now and must do so before time runs out on Oct. 12, 2018, so they can get paid," said settlement class counsel. 

The easiest way to submit a claim is to use the simple claim form online at http://www.cornseedsettlement.com/.  Class Members may also call 1-833-567-CORN (1-833-567-2676) to request a paper copy claim form to fill out and send it in to the Claims Administrator at P.O. Box 26226, Richmond, VA 23260.  After a Claim Form is submitted, the Claims Administrator will contact the claimant on next steps.  

For more information, go to the official website for the Settlement at http://www.cornseedsettlement.com/, email the Claims Administrator at mailto:[email protected], or call 1-833-567-CORN (1-833-567-2676). The Claims Administrator will help with this process.

Source: Corn Seed Settlement Program Claims Administrator

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