Except as provided in part E, the acceptance by an individual of payment of compensation under part B with respect to a covered employee shall be in full satisfaction of all claims of or on behalf of that individual against the United States, against a Department of Energy contractor or subcontractor, beryllium vendor, or atomic weapons employer, or against any person with respect to that person’s performance of a contract with the United States, that arise out of an exposure referred to in section 7385 of this title.
Terms Used In 42 USC 7385b
- Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
- Department: means the Department of Energy or any component thereof, including the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. See 46 USC 41303
- individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 19 USC 2297