Coal Mine Safety Isn’t An Accident. It’s The Law.
West Virginia Coal Mine Accident Injury Claim Lawyers
In 2006, the United States Congress enacted legislation to update the 1977 MSHA Act and the MINERS Act of 1969. The legislation was meant to ensure a safe work environment for professionals working in the coal and mineral mining industry.
Despite strict government oversight, mining companies often violate specific regulations and accidents occur at surface and underground mining locations throughout West Virginia all too regularly.
We know West Virginia coal miners. We know coal mining laws. We know what questions to ask after your accident. The lawyers of Farmer, Cline & Campbell, PLLC, have experience litigating major cases involving coal mining accidents.
Farmer, Cline & Campbell, PLLC, attorneys Stephen Farmer, Danny Cline and Robert Campbell have multiple years of experience as defense lawyers. We know the tactics that mining companies will use when trying to avoid paying you fair compensation. Our experience and our resources are your advantage.
We have a record of results in personal injury and wrongful death cases involving violations of federal mine safety laws. Call us for help for your claims resulting from:
- Roof falls
- High wall-related accidents, rib falls
- Violation of roof control plans
- Explosions, fire injuries
- Defective or improperly maintained machinery
- Inadequate warnings, improper training
- Defective equipment
Our Knowledge, Experience And Integrity At Your Side
Farmer, Cline & Campbell 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 has experience working in the mining industry. We have a thorough understanding of the federal regulations as well as the West Virginia laws governing coal mining operations.
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.
Wherever you live in the region, contact us at our law offices in Charleston, Beckley and Morgantown for a free consultation.