Contact Us

If you have any specific questions about the claim process, please contact the staff of the Fata Claims Facilitator:


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1-877-202-3282 (Toll-Free)
Call Center Hours: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. EST
Monday - Friday except Holidays

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Fata Claims Facilitator
PO Box 2730
Portland, OR 97208-2730

Please ensure that you include your name and your return address on all correspondence.


For general inquiries about the case, you may contact Sandy Palazzolo, the Victim Witness Coordinator for the U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Michigan. Please be advised that Ms. Palazzolo will not be able to provide assistance in the claims process. If your inquiry is NOT about the claims process, you may call Ms. Palazzolo at 1-313-226-9633, or you may write to her at U.S. Attorney's Office, 211 W. Fort Street, Suite 2001, Detroit, MI 48226.

If you have specific or general questions about the claims process, please call the phone staff at 1-877-202-3282.


Media Inquiries:

All questions from the media should be directed to Gina Balaya at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Michigan: 313-226-9758


Important Dates

  • June 9, 2016
    Claim Forms Available
  • June 9, 2016
    Phone Operators Available
  • September 6, 2016
    Last Date of Remedial Treatment That Is
    Eligible for Claim
  • November 14, 2016
    Postmark Deadline for Claim Forms