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Administrative – Black Lung Benefits – Responsible Operator (access required)

A coal mine operator at whose fabricating shop in Bluefield, W.Va. claimant worked performing maintenance and repair on coal tipples wins its suit challenging the Benefits Review Board's designation of it as the party responsible for paying black lung benefits to claimant. The primary dispute in this case involves the amount of time that claimant worked ...