Follow these procedures when the DDS learns of a class member's death.
Send the responder jacket to the FO and:
if a survivor or substitute party is located, ask the FO to obtain a death certificate
and return the folder for completion of the Stieberger reopening.
if no survivor or substitute party is located, ask the FO to first record this fact
on an SSA-5002 and then to mail copies to class counsel and the Litigation Staff per
DI 12586.055, item 6.