Coal miner’s $2 million injury award upheld by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently upheld a court ruling which awarded a West Virginia coal miner almost $2 million after he injured his wrist while working.

The man had been repairing a mantrip vehicle when his wrist was crushed in the vehicle. The man suffered permanent pain from the accident and loss of mobility in his wrist and hand. He never returned to work.

The man was awarded almost $2 million by a jury in 2006. Recently, following an appeals case made by the man’s former company, the Supreme Court upheld the previous ruling.

If you or someone you love has suffered a permanently debilitating injury while on the job, please contact the Des Moines permanent disability lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., at 877-327-2600.


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