Thursday, February 19, 2009

Gov. Pays $2.5 Million to Atomic Weapons Workers Comp

As February 2009, the U.S. Department of Labor paid over $2.5 million to workers or their surviving family members in 17 cases of people who developed cancer or beryllium disease from being exposed to toxic substances at the Tennessee plant known as the Birdcage which made atomic weapons.

Another case has been approved for the $ 150,000. lump sum compensation pending payment.