Wow, this seems to be an almost daily occurance here. For the advice I received yesterday, check here. Fortunately, my story had a happy ending, and judging from the comments in that thread, all may not be lost in your case either.
By the way, welcome to APUG. Sorry your first post is born out of the desperation of possibly ruined gear. Use the search function and you will find a wealth of information from photographers who are knowledgeable in many fields. Let us know something about yourself and the nature of your work.