Opinions – 5/15/14: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Administrative Law Survivor’s benefits   BOTTOM LINE: Wife of coalminer who died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and had collected related benefits until his death in 1997 was entitled to survivor’s benefits under Black Lung Benefits Act where opinions of miner’s treating physician and another doctor contained evidence showing the seriousness of the miner’s pulmonary condition and that ...

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