TORT CLAIMANTS COMMITTEE
Dow Corning Bankruptcy Proceedings
P.O. Box 61406
Houston, Texas 77208-1406

MEMORANDUM

TO: Tort Claimants Support Group Leaders

FROM: Tort Claimants Committee

DATE: July 2, 1999

SUBJECT: Information re: Claims Resolution Procedures

As of June 25, 1999, the Dow Coming Bankruptcy Case information line is no
longer staffed by five operators. However, a recorded message regarding the
Dow Coming bankruptcy case is available at 1-800-651-7030. At this time,
various inquiries regarding the bankruptcy process, including changes of
name, address, attorney, etc., should be made directly in writing to the
Claims Administration Facility.

Additionally, copies of the "Claims Resolution Procedures," which describe
settlement procedures under the Joint Plan of Reorganization, may be obtained
by making written request to the Claims Administration Facility. These
documents will assist your understanding of how to present your claim if you
are not represented by an attorney.

To obtain copies of the Claims Resolution Procedures or to confirm your claim
filing status please make your request in writing to the Claims
Administration Facility at the following address:

Claims Administration Facility
Post Office Box 7500
Midland, Michigan 48641-7500,

Unfortunately, telephone requests for these documents are not possible. When
writing to the Claims Administration Facility, please be sure to indicate the
name and address the documents should be mailed to. Attached is a sample form
Memorandum which may be useful to you in making your written request for a
copy of the Claims Resolution Procedures.

Additional documents related to the Joint Plan, as well as the Claims
Resolution Procedures can also be accessed at the Dow Coming Web site at www.
implantclaims. com or the Tort Committee Web site at www.tortcomm.org.

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If you have any other questions, including how to file a late claim or to
find out whether a claim was filed on your behalf by a co-debtor, please
write to the Tort Claimants' Committee at P.O. Box 61406, Houston, Texas
77208-1406. You can also send your questions by facsimile to
713/752-2199orbye-madtotortcom@vemer.com. When writing to the Tort Claimants
Committee, please include your current and former names, current and former
addresses, Social Security Number and your claim number, if known.

For those of you who previously registered with the claims office in MDL-926
prior to the Dow Coming bankruptcy case which was filed on May 15, 1995, you
may request a copy of the file containing any materials you previously
transmitted to the Claims Office that has been maintained on your behalf by
writing to:

MDL-926 Claims Office P.O. Box 56666 Houston, TX 77256

Attached is a sample form Memorandum which may be useful to you in making
your written request for a copy of your NOL-926 file. Please understand that
the MDL Claims Office in Houston does not yet operate in the Dow Coming
bankruptcy case. Any file that the MDL Claims Office had maintained for you
consists only of written information that you have previously submitted to
them and not other matters regarding your claim. You should also note that
your prior registration in NML-926 does not transfer your claim to the Dow
Coming bankruptcy case. Again, for information on how to file a late claim in
the Dow Coming bankruptcy case if you have not already done so, please
contact the Tort Claimants Committee as noted above.

Verner Liipfert Bernhard McPherson & Hand, Chartered is co-bankruptcy counsel
for the Official Committee of Tort Claimants who represent the general
interests of implant claimants in the bankruptcy case. The firm does not
represent individual claimants and is not authorized to provide legal
services or advice regarding claim filings to individual claimants. We can
provide general information and hope that the information in this memorandum
is of assistance to you.

MEMORANDUM

TO: The Dow Coming Bankruptcy Claims Administration Facility

Claims Administration Facility
Post Office Box 7500
Midland, Michigan 48641-7500

FROM: Tort Claimant

Please send a copy of the Claims Resolution Procedures that detail the
settlement procedures under the Joint Plan to the following:

(NAME)

(FORMER NAMES)

(ADDRESS)

(CITY/STATE/ZIP)

(SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER)

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MEMORANDUM

TO: MDL-926 Claims Office
P.O. Box 56666
Houston, TX 77256

FROM: Implant Registrant

Please send a copy of my NML-926 file to me at the following address

(NAME)
 

(FORMER NAMES)
 

(ADDRESS)
 

(CITY/STATE/ZIP)
 

(SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER)
 

(TELEPHONE NUMBER)

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