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Administrative – Black Lung Benefits – Subsequent Claim – Limitations (access required)

The 4th Circuit vacates an award of black lung benefits because the administrative law judge did not apply the three-year statute of limitations to this subsequent claim filed by the miner after his first claim for benefits. Claimant filed his first claim on April 27, 1989, which was denied on Aug. 15, 1989, because the evidence ...

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