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GE Avoids Japanese Plaintiffs’ Suit Over Fukushima Damages via Bloomberg Law

Julie Steinberg

  • Japan adequate forum although plant operator solely liable
  • Plaintiffs still can get full compensation

General Electric Co. won’t have to face Japanese plaintiffs’ suit stemming from the 2011 tsunami and Fukushima nuclear meltdown, the First Circuit said in affirming dismissal Friday. 

A district court in Massachusetts properly found the plaintiffs have an adequate alternative forum in Japan, even though GE can’t be sued there because of a Japanese law that makes plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. solely liable, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit said.

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