Category: lawsuit

Ryusuke Umeda’s Worker’s Compensation Claim Rejected — without any investigation of the conditions at Tsuruga-1, site of most of Umeda’s exposure — Nuke Info Tokyo No. 139

Thirty years ago Ryusuke Umeda, who currently lives in Fukuoka City, was exposed to radiation while working on periodic inspections of the Shimane-1 and Tsuruga-1 nuclear power plants. In September 2008 he applied for...

Certification of Sufferers of Atomic Bomb-Related Diseases victorious lawsuits force government to review criteria Nuke Info Tokyo No. 131

1. Victories in Court On May 28, 2009, in the 18th consecutive victory for the hibakusha (atomic bomb survivors), the Tokyo High Court recognized nine more plaintiffs as sufferers of atomic bomb-related diseases (hereafter...