Www.BlackFarmerCase.com – Black Farmers Discrimination Pigford Class Action Lawsuit Settlement
If you are an African American farmer or rancher, you can now file a claim in the Black Farmers Discrimination Class Action Lawsuit Settlement at www.blackfarmercase.com. If you are eligible to file a claim in this settlement, you can submit your claim forms by May 11, 2012. You can find out how to get your claim forms at the settlement website. This is for the Pigford II settlement. This lawsuit is against USDA because apparently they are accused of discriminating against African Americans when they applied for farm loans or other farm benefits. The application was from January 1, 1981 and December 31, 1996.
You can get detailed information on the Black Farmers Discrimination Class Action Lawsuit Settlement or the Pigford Settlement at www.blackfarmercase.com. You are considered a class member if you are a Late Filer or Late-Late Filer. You can find out what this entails at the website. The amount of theis settlement is $1.2 billion. You will have access to counsel that has been appointed by the judge. Class Counsel will be paid from the settlement amount.
How much you will be paid from this settlement depends on whether you filed a claim under Track A or Track B. The amount you will receive also depends on the number of people who submit claims. The more people submit claims, the less you will get. If you are in Track A, you will get up to $50,000. If you are in Track B, you can get up to $250,000. About $100 million has been allocated for Track B Claims. So you may get less than the amounts mentioned. You can get detailed information on the differences between Track A and Track B claims if you do not know the difference. You can also find out how much you will have to pay in terms of taxes. It might be $12,500 or less. You can also get information on loan reduction or forgiveness. This of course depends on how much you still owe and the type of claim you filed.
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