Subcommittee Hearing Coal Miners’ Struggle for Justice: How Unethical Legal and Medical Practices Stack the Deck Against Black Lung Claimants

Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety Date: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Time: 09:45 AM Location: 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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Panel I

  1. Chris Lu
    Deputy Secretary
    Department of Labor
    Washington, DC
  2. Patricia Smith
    Department of Labor
    Washington, DC
  3. Dr. John Howard
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
    Washington, DC

Panel II

  1. John Cline
    Piney View
    , WV
  2. Dr. Jack Parker
    Pulmonary Section Chief
    West Virginia University Department of Medicine
    Morgantown, WV
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  3. Robert Bailey
    Former coal mine worker
    Princeton, WV
  4. Robert Briscoe
    Principal and Senior Consultant
    New York, NY

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