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Claimants: Essential Information : Types of claimants

Types of claimants

There are five types of claimants identified in each Plan:

Transfused HCV Plan

Hemophiliac HCV Plan

  • a deceased primarily infected person or secondarily infected person; or
  • a living primarily infected person or secondarily infected person who is either a minor or an adult who is mentally incompetent.
  • Family Members
    (Please Note:
    Family Members can make a claim only if the HCV Infected Person is deceased)
    (Section 3.07)
    Family Members who may be entitled to payment under this Plan include the Spouse, Child, Grandchild, Parent, Grandparent or Sibling of a HCV Infected Person;  

  • Dependants
    (Please Note:
    Dependants can make a claim only if the HCV Infected Person is deceased)
    (Section 3.06)
    A Dependant may include the spouse, child, grandchild, parent, grandparent, sibling or former spouse of a HCV Infected Person to whom that person was providing support or was under a legal obligation to provide support on the date of the HCV Infected Person's death.
  • Primarily Infected Hemophiliacs
    (Section 3.01 for more information)
     
  • Secondarily Infected Persons
    (Section 3.02)
     
  • HCV Personal Representatives
    (Section 3.04)
    They may represent:
     
    • a deceased primarily infected person or secondarily infected person; or
    • a living primarily infected person or secondarily infected person who is either a minor or an adult who is mentally incompetent.
       
  • Family Members
    (Please Note:
    Family Members can make a claim only if the HCV Infected Person is deceased)
    (Section 3.06)
    Family Members who may be entitled to payment under this Plan Include the Spouse, Child, Grandchild, Parent, Grandparent or Sibling of a HCV Infected Person;  

  • Dependants
    (Please Note:
    Dependants can make a claim only if the HCV Infected Person is deceased)
    (Section 3.05)
    A Dependant may include the spouse, child, grandchild, parent, grandparent, sibling or former spouse of a HCV Infected Person to whom that person was providing support or was under a legal obligation to provide support on the date of the HCV Infected Person's death.