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The French Indemnification Fund for Asbestos Victims: Features and Formative Historical Factors: Preliminary Observations for a Comparative Analysis of Asbestos Relief Frameworks

  • Gakuto Takamura

Abstract

“FIVA” (Fonds d’indemnisation des victimes de l’amiante), a relief compensation fund for asbestos victims that France established in 2000, has been described as a historic step in labor–management (equating here to victims and offenders) conciliation that compares with the Workers Accident Compensation Law enacted in 1898.

Keywords

Social Security System Asbestos Exposure Compensation Package Pleural Plaque National Health Insurance Fund 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Policy ScienceRitsumeikan UniversityKyotoJapan

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