Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) Claims Assistance

Requirements for Claims by Uranium Industry Workers | $100,000

Uranium Miners, Millers & Ore Transporters

Are you eligible for compensation? If you or a family member worked at a facility which manufactured, tested or processed uranium or other radioactive materials used in atomic weapons and became ill, you may be entitled to compensation of up to $100K. For RECA uranium workers claims assistance, contact our counsel at 1-800-548-4494 or fill out our free claim evaluation. We can still offer help if you’ve already filed, even if your claim was denied!

Uranium Miners

  1. Employment at any time between Jan. 1, 1942 and Dec. 31, 1971 in an aboveground or underground uranium mine(s) located in Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Wyoming, South Dakota, Washington, Utah, Idaho, North Dakota, Oregon, and/or Texas**;
  2. Exposure: Was a miner exposed to forty (40) or more Working Level Months (WLMs) of radiation (see 42 U.S.C. § 2210 note, § 5(b)), or worked for at least one (1) year*** in a mine(s), during the relevant time period (i.e., between Jan. 1, 1942 and Dec. 31, 1971); and
  3. Written medical documentation (see 42 U.S.C. § 2210 note, §§ 5(b)(5), 5(c)) that you thereafter developed any of the following compensable diseases: Primary Lung Cancer (including in situ lung cancers) or Nonmalignant Respiratory Disease (i.e., Fibrosis of the lung, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Cor pulmonale related to fibrosis of the lung, Silicosis, or Pneumoconiosis)

Millers

  1. Employment at any time between Jan. 1, 1942 and Dec. 31, 1971 in a uranium mill(s) located in Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Wyoming, South Dakota, Washington, Utah, Idaho, North Dakota, Oregon, and/or Texas**
  2. Exposure: Was a miller who worked for at least one (1) year*** in a mill(s) during the relevant time period (i.e., between Jan. 1, 1942 and Dec. 31, 1971); and
  3. Written medical documentation (see 42 U.S.C. § 2210 note, §§ 5(b)(5), 5(c)) that you thereafter developed any of the following compensable diseases: Primary Lung Cancer (including in situ lung cancers), Primary Renal Cancer, Chronic Renal Disease (including nephritis and kidney tubal tissue injury), or Nonmalignant Respiratory Disease (i.e., Fibrosis of the lung, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Cor pulmonale related to fibrosis of the lung, Silicosis, or Pneumoconiosis)

Uranium Ore Transporters

  1. Employment at any time between Jan. 1, 1942 and Dec. 31, 1971 in the transport of uranium ore or vanadium-uranium ore by truck, rail, or barge, from a mine(s) or mill(s) (or buying station, “upgrader,” “concentrator” facility, or pilot plant) located in Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Wyoming, South Dakota, Washington, Utah, Idaho, North Dakota, Oregon, and/or Texas**
  2. Exposure: Was an ore transporter who worked for at least one (1) year*** during the relevant time period (i.e., between Jan. 1, 1942 and Dec. 31, 1971); and
  3. Written medical documentation (see 42 U.S.C. § 2210 note, §§ 5(b)(5), 5(c)) that you thereafter developed any of the following compensable diseases: Primary Lung Cancer (including in situ lung cancers), Primary Renal Cancer, Chronic Renal Disease (including nephritis and kidney tubal tissue injury), or Nonmalignant Respiratory Disease (i.e., Fibrosis of the lung, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Cor pulmonale related to fibrosis of the lung, Silicosis, or Pneumoconiosis)

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