A Lifeline For DISABILITY BENEFITS AND COAL MINERS

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More Than 200 Years Standing Up For Black Lung Survivors

Last updated on July 24, 2023

As a coal miner, you devoted years of your life to painful labor on behalf of a powerful company. Years later, you realized that the reward for your hard work and loyalty was a devastating case of black lung. Though no amount of money can bring back your health, you still have the right to seek benefits to cover your damages, including medical bills and lost wages.

At Wolfe Williams & Austin, we feel proud to serve coal miners and other workers in Appalachia and throughout the United States. We are one of only six law firms in the U.S. dedicated to both state and federal-level workers’ compensation cases, and we can process your case over the phone from anywhere in the country. With more than 200 combined years of experience, our attorneys can help you with a claim or appeal involving:

You will work directly with our compassionate attorneys. We revere the service that working-class laborers have provided to our communities. As a result, we treat our clients with the utmost respect.

Did You Lose A Loved One To Black Lung?

Survivors may also collect benefits. The descendants of miners often come from a family that has worked in the coal mines for generations. Watching your loved ones waste away from a painful respiratory illness is devastating. Our team of lawyers can help you recover survivors benefits to cover the funeral expenses, loss of companionship and other damages.

If you call or email us, we are happy to answer your questions about black lung, benefits or related matters.

Contact Us To Stand Up For Your Rights

Though seeking benefits for damages from black lung is rarely easy, we are ready to help you with every step of the process. Reach out to Wolfe Williams & Austin to speak with us about your situation and learn about your options. To schedule your initial consultation, call 888-925-9154 toll-free or send us an email. We have office locations in Virginia, West Virginia and Tennessee, but we accept cases over the phone nationwide.

More Information Can Be Found:

Black Lung Benefits Act
Black Lung Disability Trust Fund
Black Lung Monthly Benefit Rates for 2021
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)