Corporate Crime & Misbehavior

This Day in History: Silkwood v. Kerr-McGee Verdict

via Carl Bunin & PeaceButtons.info:   May 18, 1979 A jury in a federal court in Silkwood v. Kerr-McGee established a company’s responsibility for damage to the health of a worker in the nuclear industry. Karen Silkwood worked for the Kerr-McGee Nuclear Corporation at their Cimmaron, Texas, plant where plutonium was manufactured. Silkwood had become the first…