The ruling came on behalf of 137 evacuees seeking damages for the emotional distress of fleeing their homes as radiation spread from the nuclear plant.
Tepco and the government contested that claim, saying that a number of scholars disputed the report's conclusions and arguing that the document was insufficiently scientific.
While the court ordered those amounts to be revised upward based on individuals' circumstances, just 38.55 million yen ($342,131) in damages were awarded to 62 of the 137 plaintiffs - less than 3% of the roughly 1.5 billion yen sought.
In the ruling, the Maebashi District Court ordered the government and TEPCO to pay a total of some ¥38.55 million to residents of Gunma Prefecture who evacuated from Fukushima Prefecture following the meltdowns at the plant triggered by a 9.0-magnitude quake and ensuing tsunami.
"The government is authorised to order (Tepco) to take such measures and it was possible to prevent the accident", the court said.
"The government and TEPCO could have foreseen the tsunami and avoided the accident", the plaintiffs said, also noting that the power supplier discussed the risk of losing all power at its nuclear plants with nuclear authorities.
A series of group lawsuits have been filed in 18 different prefectures in Japan by refugees from Fukushima.
The IOC and Tokyo organizers have been eager to use the games as a symbol of recovery from the 2011 disaster that hit Japan's northeastern region including Fukushima, 240 kilometers (150 miles) north of Tokyo, where entire communities fled after meltdowns at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant.
Six years on, there are still some 120,000 people living as refugees due to the disaster, including 80,000 from Fukushima, according to government data.
Robart said there would be no hearing before Wednesday and asked the Justice Department for a response to Ferguson's motion. The Justice Department argued that Hawaii can't claim it's harmed so it doesn't have standing to bring the case.
The singer-songwriter's performances were introduced by this week's host, Scarlett Johanson, and was met with rapturous applause. The catch? That position was based on less than a half-day of sales and streaming activity and three-and-a-half days of radio.
In 2017, it gives the BJP a massive majority, at around 285 seats, with the SP-Congress alliance being a distant second. The SP had conceded 105 seats to the Congress while keeping 298 for itself, after hectic negotiations.
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Cancellations are beginning to pile up at airports in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, New York and Boston as well. But, airlines are already waiving change fees, so passengers can get a jump start on revising their travel plans.
This is a much weaker solution, although there is some sort of coastal storm, with air cold enough over our area for snow . Hotz said the cold weather will continue at the beginning of next week, and the area could see some snow showers.
One of the biggest changes that subscribers can expect to see is the disappearance of the five-star rating system. The thumbs-up, thumbs-down model implies that a user is being asked for their opinion.
The request is understood to have come at the direction of President Donald Trump, according to two USA attorneys. Now, "the Attorney General has now asked the remaining 46 presidentially appointed U.S.
Purdy received his permit in May 2016 and is also the owner of three other venomous snakes and two venomous lizards, the FWC said. To make things even weirder, the snake was apparently being watched by the snake owner's apprentice at the time it freed itself.
A woman thought to be aged in her 30s died at the scene in Leasowes Drive, in the Merry Hill area of Wolverhampton. Two people have died after a knife attack that saw police storm a flat while a man was stabbing two women .
Cuckfield recently announced the signing of Raval as their overseas for 2017 along with local stars Abi Sakande and Joe Ludlow. Day three will then prove to be a new day for reckoning, as the home side trail by 131 runs with seven wickets in hand.
So we could see URI and Cal hop into that Last Four In , but any way you slice this Syracuse should not be in the tournament. It is Villanova's second Big East Tournament title in the four years since the new configuration of the Big East .
If Starbucks red cup season is your favorite season, prepare to lose it over the coffee chain's first-ever spring cups. Starting March 16, you'll be able to get the cups at Starbucks locations across the country, but only for a few days.
The judge stated that after the President assumed office, Donald Trump approved the construction of Dakota Access pipelines. He predicted that the ruling and the Trump administration's pro-oil stance could clear the way for more pipelines.
Rapoport calls this a "huge addition", and apparently that means the type of player who had 30 catches for 377 yards a year ago . Today the Raiders added to their already potent offensive arsenal by adding tight end Jared Cook .
As they showed against Sevilla , their nearly unique style of play means they can be a match for nearly anyone in Europe. That's how little Leicester, the reigning champions of England, reached the last eight in Europe.
Ware earned his first and only Super Bowl ring in 2015 when the Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers 24-10 in Super Bowl 50. DeMarcus Ware , as he always was, was lined up on the right side of the line across from Carolina Panther Michael Oher.
United States microchip maker Intel is about to be the new company behind the wheel at the driverless technology firm Mobileye . Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke by phone with Aviram to congratulate him, a statement from the premier's office said.
The vehicle , a 2008 Toyota Camry with the licence plate BHVH392, was later seen near Highway 401 and Highway 403. From about 6 a.m.to sometime after 9 a.m. police and public were galvanized by an Amber Alert to find Christina.
Whether the alleged cyber weapons exist or not is largely immaterial at a time when I assume most people believe they do. WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange called the disclosures "exceptional from a political, legal and forensic perspective".