TITLE

Punitive damages allowed in 3 Mile Island case: Court

AUTHOR(S)
McLeod, Douglas
PUB. DATE
October 1995
SOURCE
Business Insurance;10/23/95, Vol. 29 Issue 43, p101
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the 3rd Circuit US Court of Appeals' decision that the operator of the Three Mile Island nuclear plant may be sued for punitive damages in 2,100 personal injury cases pending from the 1979 accident. Rejection of General Public Utilities Corp.'s arguments that federal law prohibits punitive damages; Question on whether damages can be recovered from the federal government.
ACCESSION #
9511076711

 

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