Wrongful Death Claim Filed As a Result of Massey Mine Blast


Last month a tragic explosion in a Massey coal mine in West Virginia resulted in the deaths of 29 coal miners.

In mid-April, as reported in this New York Times article, the first wrongful death lawsuit was filed on behalf of a widow of one of the miners. Marlene Griffith alleged in the lawsuit that her husband, William Griffith, was killed due to the mine’s negligence and history of safety violations at the site.

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