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Years after black lung claim was wrongly denied, coal miner gets his due

By Chris Hamby

How a coal miner's autopsy proved a top doctor wrong

By Chris Hamby

Bill aims to stop coal companies from denying benefits to miners with black lung

By Chris Hamby

Black lung disease surges to highs not seen since the '70s, research shows

By Chris Hamby

Black lung claims by 1,100 coal miners may have been wrongly denied

By Chris Hamby

Labor Department issues warning about Hopkins doctor's findings on black lung claims

Labor Department unveils rule to protect coal miners following Center investigation

By Chris Hamby

U.S. announces sweeping reforms to protect coal miners from black lung disease

By Chris Hamby

GAO report again finds black lung proposal supported by science

By Chris Hamby

White House seeks to chip away at severe Labor Department judge shortage, case backlog

By Jim Morris

Breathless and Burdened wins business investigative reporting honor

By The Center for Public Integrity

Labor Department unveils changes to aid miners in black lung benefits cases

By Chris Hamby

Federal appeals court sides with law firm in black lung case, but finds actions 'hardly admirable'

By Chris Hamby

Rising caseload, fewer Labor Department judges triggers painful mix for suffering laborers

By Jim Morris

Dwindling number of judges burdens workers

By Jim Morris

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