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Title:
COMPLAINT AND JURY DEMAND -- CLASS ACTION VS E.L. SAENGER ET AL
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Subject Terms:
TBI/PBI
Document Location:
Location - NNSA/NSO Nuclear Testing Archive Address - P.O. Box 98521 City - Las Vegas State - NV Zip - 89193-8521 Phone - (702)794-5106 Fax - (702)862-4240 Email - CIC@NV.DOE.GOV
Document Type:
OTHER
Document Type Other:
BRIEF
Publication Date:
1994 Jan 01
Declassification Status:
Unknown
Document Pages:
0011
Accession Number:
NV0757934
Document Number(s):
C-1-94-126
Originating Research Org.:
DEFENSE NUCLEAR AGENCY, U.S.
OpenNet Entry Date:
1999 Jul 13
Description/Abstract:
THIS DOCUMENT IS A CLASS ACTION SUIT FILED IN U.S. DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO WESTERN DIVISION BY GREGORY SHUFF ON BEHALF OF IRENE SHUFF AGAINST DR. EUGENE L. SAENGER. THE CLASS CONSISTS OF APPROXIMATELY 87 PATIENTS ALL OF WHOM WERE INVOLVED IN RADIATION EXPERIMENTS CONDUCTED BY DR. SAENGER. THE PRELIMINARY STATEMENT ARGUES THAT PLAINTIFFS WERE THE UNWITTING SUBJECTS OF A STUDY CONDUCTED TO DETERMINE THE EFFECTS OF RADIATION ON SOLDIERS, THAT THE CLASS MEMBERS WERE EXPOSED TO DOSES OF RADIATION AT LEVELS EXPECTED ON A NUCLEAR BATTLEFIELD, THAT THE CLASS MEMBERS HAD INOPERABLE CANCER AND WERE TOLD THAT THEY WERE RECEIVING EXPERIMENTAL TREATMENT FOR THEIR CANCER, AND THAT THE CLASS MEMBERS WERE NEITHER TOLD THAT THEY WERE PART OF A MEDICAL EXPERIMENT NOR THAT THEY WERE RECEIVING RADIATION IN DOSES ANYWHERE FROM 25 TO 300 RADS. THE PLAINTIFFS ALLEGE THAT DR. SAENGER DID NOT SEEK OR ACQUIRE INFORMED CONSENT FROM THE PATIENTS BEFORE THE EXPERIMENTS WERE PERFORMED. ATTACHED TO THE DOCUMENT IS A FORM NAMING GREGORY SHUFF AS FIDUCIARY FOR IRENE SHUFF'S ESTATE.


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