Compensation For Coal Mining Accident Victims

Even though their work is considered risky, coal miners are entitled to a safe working environment. Mine operators are required to ensure not only safety, but also that qualified individuals are sent into the mines to work. Falling short in any way can have catastrophic consequences. Hardworking professionals could suffer career-ending injuries. Families could be left grieving the loss of a loved one and primary wage earner.

You have options if injuries or the death of a loved one in a coal mining accident changed your life. Call Manchin Injury Law Group at 304-816-4097 for a free consultation.

West Virginia Coal Mine Injury Attorney

The moment they take on a coal mining accident case on behalf of workers and families, the attorneys at the Manchin Injury Law Group remain at their side throughout the legal process. If you have suffered losses at the hands of negligent mine operators, we can help.

Our lawyers represent West Virginia residents injured or killed in the following types of coal mining accidents:

  • Coal stockpile, roof or longwall shield collapses
  • Mine shuttle car accidents
  • Accidents due to faulty mining equipment, roof holders and tools manufactured by third parties
  • Accidents due to lack of safety equipment
  • Accidents due to belt lines with insufficient shut-offs
  • Methane explosions
  • Accidents involving silica or coal dust
  • Exposure to pinch points with mobile conveyor units

Adhering to Mine Safety and Health Regulations (MSHR) is vital to ensure the safety of coal mine workers. Failure to provide expert training to one worker puts the whole team at risk. Any deviation from MSHR or training standards can result in injury or death. In a split-second, a family is left grieving and fearful of an uncertain future.

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For more information or to schedule a free initial consultation with an experienced Fairmont coal mining accident attorney, please contact us at 304-816-4097.