05 Jul Did You Or Someone You Know Work For A Uranium Mine, Mill, Or Atomic Weapons Plant?
Former uranium industry/atomic weapons plant workers and surviving family members may qualify for compensation and/or medical benefits.
Join Atomic Resource Coalition for a FREE resource fair regarding benefits under the Department of Justice’s Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA). Lunch, BINGO, and giveaways will also be included!
What can ARC do for me?
- Help file new/refile denied RECA and EEOICPA claims
- Help gather medical and employment records for claims
- Provide medical screening and/or impairment rating reminders
- Provide guidance for medical expense and wage loss reimbursement
- Deliver updates about the RECA/EEOICPA
As a non-profit organization, all of ARC’s services are provided at NO COST.
For more information or claim assistance over the phone, contact us at 844-686-8355.
Tuesday, July 24
Museum of the West
462 Ute Ave
Grand Junction, CO 81501
11AM DOORS OPEN – VISIT WITH VENDORS
12PM LUNCH – BINGO – PRIZES
4PM MOVIE “ATOMIC HOMEFRONT”
Radiation Exposure Compensation Act
RECA provides lump sum compensation awards for individuals who contracted specified diseases in three defined populations:
- Uranium miners, millers and ore transporters – $100,000
- “Onsite participants” at atmospheric nuclear weapons tests – $75,000
- Individuals who lived downwind of the Nevada Test Site (“downwinders”) – $50,000
Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act
Part B of the Act covers those who worked for the Department of Energy, an Atomic Weapons Employer or Beryllium Vendor, with radiation-induced cancers, beryllium disease or silicosis.
- Worker – Medical benefits for covered condition and payment of $150,000
- Survivor – Payment of $150,000
Part E of the Act covers Department of Energy contractor or subcontractor workers for occupationally induced illnesses caused by toxic substances.
- Worker – Medical benefits for covered condition and impairment payment up to $250,000
- Survivor – Base compensation of $125,000 to $175,000 (dependent on wage loss)