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Silkwood v. Kerr-McGee Corp.

Citation: 12 ELR 20367
No. No. 79-1894, 667 F.2d 908/(10th Cir., 12/11/1981) Rev'd in part, aff'd in part

The court, holding that workers' compensation is the exclusive remedy for job-related exposure to plutonium contamination, disallows major portions of the trial court's $10.5 million damage award to a nuclear fuel plant employee as inconsistent with the Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Act (WCA) and the Atomic Energy Act (AEA)....

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