West Virginia Coal Mining Injury Attorneys
Coal miners are put in dangerous situations every single day, but the sad reality is that many of the dangerous situations that miners are subjected to could have been prevented. At The Law Firm of Hill, Peterson, Carper, Bee & Deitzler, PLLC, we represent injured coal miners and advocate for families after losing a loved one in a fatal coal mine accident.
Our attorneys will stand up for you and make sure that your best interests are protected. People throughout the Charleston area come to us because of our personal injury experience and our legal abilities. We aggressively fight for our clients, regardless of the circumstances of the case. When companies put profit and production over safety, we are here as your advocates.
Advocates For Coal Miners Throughout West Virginia
Most coal mining injuries are very serious. These are often orthopedic injuries, traumatic brain or spinal cord injuries, or amputations. In the most serious of cases, these accidents cause fatalities. At The Law Firm of Hill, Peterson, Carper, Bee & Deitzler, PLLC, we handle all types of coal mining disasters, including claims involving:
- Elevator collapses
- Defective work equipment
- Injuries from lack of safety equipment
- Inadequate lighting
- Accidents from poor air quality and explosions
Families and injured miners are still reeling losses they suffered in the Upper Branch mining disaster in 2010, as well as the Sago mine disaster and Aracoma Alma mine disaster, and numerous others. We understand the incredible impact that these disasters have on an individual and family. Our firm works tirelessly to see that you are protected and get the compensation you deserve.
Experienced And Trusted Representation
Unfortunately, accidents and injuries often occur due to the coal mining company’s preference that production comes before safety. It needs to be held responsible for this attitude and the damages that it causes. We do not back down from any opponent. Whether we are taking action against Massey Energy, Patriot Coal, CONSOL Energy, Murray Energy or any other mining company, we aggressively seek to hold mining companies responsible for their negligence.
Each of our eight attorneys has extensive experience in personal injury cases, as well as coal mine accident matters. You will work directly with your lawyer throughout all steps of the legal process and be able to get answers to your questions. From helping you get to be seen by a medical professional to dealing with lost wages from missing work, we are here to help you and your family.