COAL MINING REPRESENTATION
IN SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS AS A COAL MINER IN WEST VIRGINIA

Coal miners in West Virginia who are injured on the job are entitled to compensation. Whether you have been injured due to an industrial accident or have developed a respiratory disease and your employer denies your claim, attorney Todd Houck can help. Knowing and understanding your rights when it comes to federal black lung, respiratory diseases, and other injuries caused by working in a coal mine is imperative. With your best interest in mind, Mr. Houck and his staff can provide you with the legal services you need to get what you deserve. Contact the law offices of G. Todd Houck in Beckley and Mullens, WV, to find out more!

YOU ARE ENTITLED TO COMPENSATION IF YOU WERE INJURIED IN A COAL MINE

Working in a gas, oil, or coal industry can be seriously dangerous. There have been many lawsuits filed each year, alleging various safety hazards and even wrongful death due to coal mining and other accidents. Cave-ins, equipment malfunctions, and other accidents can cause devastating, lasting effects. Serious harm resulting in amputation, crushed bones, head or spine injuries, and silicosis can make it difficult to support yourself and your family. When this happens, you are entitled to compensation in order to make up for your lost wages and other benefits. In order to ensure your rights when it comes to coal mining accidents and injuries, call Todd Houck for a lawyer you can rely on.

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UNSAFE WORKING ENVIRONMENTS? YOU COULD QUALIFY FOR COMPENSATION

As is customary with most corporations, managers are urged to cut corners or save time, which creates unsafe environments. Safety procedures may be ignored or only half-followed, which raises the likelihood of a coal mining accident. However, even if every policy is followed, the dangerous nature of the job can still result in injury. Respiratory illnesses and black lung can develop over long periods of time while working in the mines – which qualify for compensation.

 

CALL AN EXPERIENCED LAWYER FOR REPRESENTATION TO COUNT ON

When you need an experienced lawyer to fight for your interests in coal mining and other industrial accident-related cases, call attorney Todd Houck in southern West Virginia. With nearly 30 years of experience and time spent as a prosecutor, Mr. Houck and his staff can provide you with the legal services you need and representation you can count on.

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