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Coal Mining Accidents

Get the Money You Deserve for Your Injuries

As a West Virginia law firm with an office in Fayetteville, we have seen too many coal mining accidents, including the tragic explosion that killed 29 people not more than 50 miles from here.

The problem is that too many coal mining companies put their profits ahead of their people. We can even the score and get you the compensation you deserve after a serious coal mining injury or the wrongful death of a loved one.

This is a dangerous occupation, and accidents are frequent. But our West Virginia coal mine accident attorneys can help you get money damage awards for coal mining accident injuries. The law firm of Hamilton, Burgess, Young & Pollard, P.L.L.C.., has been helping people like you get back on their feet after coal mining injuries for more than 30 years.

Collect Monetary Damages Over and Above Workers’ Compensation Awards

Everyone knows about workers’ compensation. Under workers’ comp, regardless of fault, employers have to compensate injured workers for their injuries. Most injured coal mine workers rely on this as compensation for their injuries.

However, according to West Virginia’s Deliberate Intent law, if the actions of the employer were egregious and deliberately exposed you to unsafe conditions that led to your injuries, we could collect damage awards over and above the workers’ compensation awards.

Beckley Mining Accident Attorneys | Your Slingshot Against the Goliath Coal Mining Companies

We are your slingshot against the Goliath Coal mining companies. We can help you get the compensation you deserve. We offer a free initial consultation, so you can talk to one of our lawyers free of charge to see if you might have a case. Contact us to learn more.

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Please direct all mail to P.O. Box 959
Fayetteville, WV 25840

Fayetteville office:
5493 Maple Lane

Fayetteville, WV 25840
Phone: 304-574-2727
Fayetteville Office Location

Princeton office:
1607 West Main Street

Princeton, WV 24740
Phone: 304-425-8775
Princeton Office Location

Toll Free: 888-279-7919