Coal mining accident to blame for Virginia wrongful death

by sko | June 8th, 2011

June 9, 2011

A miner has become the most recent victim of a Virginia wrongful death.

According to wric.com, a man became a Virginia wrongful death victim when his truck carrying coal rolled over at a state surface mine. The Virginia wrongful death victim was pinned in the cab of a 1975 Mack, and he worked for Presley Trucking.

The Virginia wrongful death victim had hit a safety beam while decending a steep slope, the article said. The Virginia wrongful death was ruled an accident in a preliminary report.

The Virginia wrongful death victim was 71.

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What do you think the federal government could do to regulate the safety procedures of coal mining? What do you think makes it such a dangerous industry?

If your loved one or the loved one of someone you know has become the victim of a Virginia wrongful death, the Virginia wrongful death lawyers at Skolrood Law Firm can help.