Coal Mining Accidents

If you or a loved one has been injured in a coal mining accident, you need a knowledgeable law firm on your side. Farmer, Cline & Campbell, PLLC, offers the skills, experience and knowledge of mining law required to stand up and fight aggressively against the large, well-funded mining operations in this region.

Our trial team includes senior attorney Robert Campbell, who worked in the mining industry before becoming a lawyer. Having worked in mining equipment rebuild shops and on the surface for mining operations, as well as spending substantial time observing and learning underground mining operations, Mr. Campbell has a unique, hands-on understanding — that few other lawyers have — of the dangers that coal miners face on a daily basis. With Mr. Campbell's insight and our firm's vast experience handling coal mining cases, we have a thorough understanding of the federal regulations as well as the West Virginia laws governing coal mining operations.

Mining Accidents

We know how to thoroughly investigate violations of the mine safety acts and we know what questions to ask. It sets us apart and means that your case will be clear, concise and well-prepared to win in court, if necessary.

Regardless of how you became hurt or the mining injuries you suffered, it is important that you consult with an experienced injury lawyer to ensure that your rights are protected. Our firm provides clients personalized and comprehensive representation in all coal mining accident-related situations, including:

  • Coal mine safety violation accidents
  • Coal mine roof fall accidents
  • Coal mine accident injuries
  • Fatal coal mining accidents

High-Profile Case Representation

Our firm is proud to have served as co-lead counsel and co-liaison counsel for 13 of the 29 wrongful death cases that arose from the explosion at the Upper Big Branch mine in April 2010. We saw those cases through to the end, with huge successes for our clients. Our success with this high-profile case and numerous other cases in this area means that we can take on any opponent to aggressively pursue the justice and compensation that you are due.

As a coal miner who has been injured on the job, you are entitled to compensation for your losses. Your employer is not looking out for your best interests — we are. Let us handle the legal details of your coal mining accident case while you focus on healing and moving forward with your life.

Four reasons to choose Farmer, Cline & Campbell

Wherever you live in the region, contact us at our law offices in Charleston, Beckley or Morgantown for a free consultation.