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Metal Mining Injuries

Copper, lead, zinc, iron and other metals are critical to the infrastructure of our country. Everything from the manufacture of computer systems and appliances to cars and bridges is dependent upon a continual supply of metals.

Metal mining is a critical job. At the same time, metal miners face a variety of dangers ranging from falls and crush injuries to toxic exposure and electrocution. If you or a family member was injured on a mining job anywhere in West Virginia, the attorneys at Warner Law Offices are here to help. Devoting significant investigative and forensic resources to the development and presentation of each case, our goal is to obtain justice and maximum compensation for our clients.

Dedicated Representation In All Types Of Metal Mining Accidents

We handle accidents that occur due to negligence at any point in the metal mining process. Such cases may involve:

  • Surface mining
  • Underground mining
  • Smelting
  • Powered haulage
  • Waste rock disposal
  • Milling and leaching
  • Slag disposal
  • Heavy machinery

According to data from the Mine Safety and Health Administration and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, most fatal mining accidents on the surface are caused by powered haulage (including rail cars, manlifts, trucks, conveyers and front-end loaders) and machinery (including electric tools, drills and power shovels). The majority of fatalities underground occur due to falling ground.

Turn To Our Experienced Attorneys ∙ Free Case Evaluations

No matter what your specific accident involved, Warner Law Offices can provide the experienced counsel and representation you need. For a free initial consultation about your legal rights and options in regard to metal mining injuries, send us an email or call our Charleston, West Virginia, office at 866-344-4460 or 304-345-6789 today.

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