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Imamura et al v. General Electric Company et al
April 08, 2019
A Massachusetts federal judge Monday dismissed a proposed class action by Japanese residents against Boston-based General Electric over their loss of property due to the 2011 meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, saying the litigation belongs in Japan.
December 17, 2018
General Electric Co. told a federal judge Monday that a proposed class action brought by as many as 150,000 Japanese residents and businesses impacted by the 2011 nuclear plant meltdown in Fukushima can and should be handled in Japan, not on the other side of the world in Massachusetts.
November 20, 2017
Residents and companies of Fukushima, Japan, on Friday filed a putative class action lawsuit against General Electric Co. in Massachusetts federal court, accusing the company of negligence that led to a catastrophic meltdown when a 2011 tsunami hit a nuclear power plant it built.