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Brookhaven Lab Workers Get Compensation for Cancer Caused by Radiation Exposure

Posted in Health Info, NY Workers Compensation Claims

Newsday reports today that Brookhaven National Lab workers with cancer who were exposed to radiation at BNL during the Cold War will finally be able to receive the federal workers’ compensation benefits that Congress intended when it set up a special compensation program for these workers in 2000. The facts surrounding the Brookhaven exposures are eerily similar to the case our office… Continue Reading