The EEOICPA was passed in 2000. It provides compensation to workers who became ill as a result of their employment manufacturing nuclear weapons in the USA, as well as their spouses, children, and grandchildren. University of Michigan EEOICPA coverage is available for qualified former Workers and their families.
Are you eligible for compensation? If you or a family member worked at this or another AWE facility and became ill, you may be entitled to compensation of up to $150K plus medical benefits. Call EEOICPA Counsel Hugh Stephens at 1-855-548-4494 or fill out our free claim evaluation, We can help even if you’ve already filed, even if your claim was denied!
Here, we have compiled publicly available information and documentation about the facilities covered by the Act to clarify how their activities relate to the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act.
University of Michigan
Location: Ann Arbor
Time Period: 1944
Facility Type: Atomic Weapons Employer
Facility Description: The University of Michigan developed radar fuses and conducted ordnance research to assist Los Alamos in atomic bomb research and production. Records indicate that small quantities of uranium metal were handled at the University of Michigan under AEC contract. The contract expired April 10th, 1944. It is unknown whether or not similar work was performed before or after this date.
University of Michigan is listed as an Atomic Weapons Employer (AWE) site under the EEOICPA.
As of 05/31/2015, the total compensation paid under Part B of the EEOICPA, including medical compensation, for workers suffering from the effects of having worked at University of Michigan is $750.