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.
University of Michigan Workers:
If you or your parent worked at this or any other AWE facility and became ill, you may be entitled to compensation of up to $150K plus medical benefits from the US Department of Labor. Call EEOICPA Counsel Hugh Stephens at 1-855-EEOICPA (336-4272) or fill out the form to the right, whether your claim has been accepted or denied.
We can help with all OWCP (Federal Workers Compensation) claims, impairments, wage loss and health care. 2495 Main Street, Suite 442 Buffalo, NY.