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Should victims of coal mine accidents seek legal help?

When an accident happens at work, victims often assume that workers' compensation will cover all of their accident-related needs. While a claim can help a West Virginia victim and family recover financial losses, it is wise to seek legal help when facing the aftermath of coal mine accidents. With assistance, a victim and family has a greater chance of successfully recovering rightful recompense. 

While there are certain inherent risks to working in the coal mine industry, many workplace accidents may be preventable. Sadly, poor training, third-party negligence or lack of safety measures are often to blame for serious or fatal coal mine accidents. Due to the nature of coal mine accidents, injuries are frequently serious, including head trauma, brain damage or amputations.

We know that employers and mining companies are frequently more concerned with their bottom line than they are with the needs of injured workers. That is why we passionately advocate for those who cannot speak for themselves. We understand the complexities of personal injury claims, especially those related to coal mine accidents. 

It is important to seek help as soon as possible after coal mine accidents. We know how to hold West Virginia employers accountable for their negligence and seek a full and fair recovery on behalf of our clients. You have rights that should be protected, and we will take measures to ensure that the future interests of you and your family are also acknowledged and protected. Do not depend on your employer or insurance to cover your needs after a coal mine accident. Instead, turn to us.

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