Financial Protection Against Atomic Hazards [final Report] Jan. 1957

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Atomic Industrial Forum, 1957 - Insurance, Nuclear hazards - 65 pages
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Page 41 - under circumstances where the United States, if a private person, would be liable to the claimant in accordance with the law of the place where the act or omission occurred.
Page 67 - for such services. Any contract made under the provisions of this subsection may be made without regard to the provisions of section 3709 of the Revised Statutes, as amended, upon a showing by the Commission that advertising is not reasonably practicable, and
Page 5 - any radioactive material (except special nuclear material) yielded in or made radioactive by exposure to the radiation incident to the process of producing or utilizing special nuclear material.
Page 64 - the sum of $500,000,000, together with the amount of financial protection required and any other sums which may be made available by the Congress as additional indemnification. The Commission or any person indemnified may apply to the appropriate district court of the United States having venue in bankruptcy matters over the location of the nuclear
Page 25 - to suppliers to atomic installations would seem inappropriate since one of the requirements of the principle is that the accident be caused by an agency or instrumentality within the exclusive control of the defendant. See Prosser, supra
Page 4 - any equipment or device," except an atomic weapon, capable of producing or utilizing "special nuclear material in such quantity as to be of significance to the common defense and security or ... to affect the health and safety of the public
Page 67 - of this Act. Such agreement shall provide that, when the Commission makes a determination that the United States will probably be required to make indemnity payments under this section, the Commission shall collaborate with any person indemnified and may approve the payment of any claim under the agreement of
Page 67 - appear through the Attorney General on behalf of the person indemnified, take charge of such action, and settle or defend any such action. The Commission shall have final authority on behalf of the United States to settle or approve the settlement of any such claim on a fair and reasonable basis with due regard for the purposes of this Act. Such
Page 66 - limiting the liability of the persons indemnified, orders staying the payment of claims and the execution of court judgments, orders apportioning the payments to be made to claimants, orders permitting partial payments to be made before final determination of the total claims, and an order setting aside a part of the funds available for possible latent injuries not dis
Page 63 - The Anderson bill would seem to cover both situations: with two exceptions not pertinent here, the bill covers "any legal liability" of "the person with whom an indemnity agreement is executed and any other person who may be liable.

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