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West Virginia Coal Mine Accident Attorney Kanawha County

Injured in a Coal Mining Accident?

Coal mining is one of the most dangerous work environments. Miners know this and accept a certain level of risk with their job. They understand that something could easily go wrong, leaving them with a serious or possibly fatal injury.

But, nobody should accept an injury or death that could have been prevented.

An Experienced Mining Accident Law Firm

At the Peyton Law Firm, in Nitro, West Virginia, we have more than three decades of experience helping injured miners and their families pursue maximum compensation for their mining accident. We usually cannot file a direct claim against the employer; however, we can file a lawsuit against a third party, whose negligent actions contributed to your suffering. We work hard to recover what our clients deserve, and we will not give-in to unfair settlements that are simply there to appease the injured worker.

Our family-owned law firm can handle all types of mining accidents, including:

  • Gas explosions
  • Dust explosions
  • Fires
  • Roof cave-ins
  • Heavy machinery accidents

Trapped Miners

It seems that every year we hear of minors being trapped underground due to an explosion, tunnel collapse or some other disaster. Nothing is more devastating to know that one of those minors is someone you love — especially if the accident was due to the negligence of careless actions of another. Our law firm offers compassionate legal counsel to families whose loved ones were trapped or killed in a mining accident. We take care of everything so you can focus on recovering from your tragedy.

To schedule a confidential and complimentary meeting with one of our mining accident lawyers, call 800-681-9555 or use our online contact form.

Office Location

2801 First Avenue . PO Box 216 . Nitro, WV 25143-1602 . Map & Directions