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Allen v. United States
United States District Court for the District of Utah
588 F. Supp. 247 (1984)
More than 1,000 claimants from Utah, Arizona, and Nevada (plaintiffs) alleged that fallout from a nuclear testing site in Nevada caused them to develop cancer. The claims were consolidated into a single negligence action against the United States (defendant) under the Federal Tort Claims Act. A bellwether trial included 24 of the claims in their entirety.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Jenkins, J.)
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