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Widow of Upper Big Branch miner receives settlement from federal government

By Kyla Asbury | May 17, 2019

BECKLEY — A widow of a miner who died in the Upper Big Branch Mine explosion in 2010 received $550,000 settlement from the federal government

Miner claims he was injured by malfunctioning hook

By Carrie Bradon | May 10, 2019

BECKLEY — A miner is suing a manufacturer of a hook that allegedly malfunctioned and caused him injury on the job.

Widow claims negligence at Horse Creek Eagle Mine caused her husband's death

By Carrie Bradon | May 6, 2019

BECKLEY — A widow is suing a group of energy and coal companies, alleging her husband's death was the result of their negligence.

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