9th Cir. Upholds Presumption for Federal Nuclear Site Contractors
Seattle, WA (WorkersCompensation.com) – Workers cleaning up federal nuclear sites may face a number of long-term work-related health issues prompting workers’ compensation claims.
Thanks to a ruling from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. v. Washington, No. 19-35673 (9th Cir. 08/19/20), some of those workers can rely on a presumption of compensability to build their case against federal government employers at a site in Washington State.
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