Fox v. Elk Run Coal Co.

ELR Citation: 44 ELR 20007
No(s). 12-2387, -2402 (4th Cir. Jan 3, 2014)

The Fourth Circuit affirmed a lower court decision dismissing a widow's claim that a coal company committed fraud on the court and thereby deprived her husband, a coal miner, of nearly a decade of benefits under the Black Lung Benefits Act (BLBA). Because the coal company had admitted liability for ...

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