42 U.S. Code § 7385b - Payment in full settlement of claims

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.

(Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [div. C, title XXXVI, § 3643], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–509; Pub. L. 108–375, div. C, title XXXI, § 3162(c), Oct. 28, 2004, 118 Stat. 2186.)

2004—Pub. L. 108–375 substituted “Except as provided in part E, the acceptance” for “The acceptance”.