One of our Murray Energy cases featured in a segment about coal jobs on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on HBO.

John Oliver discusses one of our cases against Murray Energy where our clients spoke out for safety in the workplace and exercised their First Amendment rights by writing on their paychecks. The miners wrote “Kiss my ass, Bob” and “Eat shit, Bob!” on their checks to protest a “bonus” program that they believed compromised safety.…

MSHA Field Agent Authority and Subpoena Power

A recent decision recognizes MSHA’s subpoena power and the authority of MSHA field staff to demand employee records. This decision makes it easier to prove that managers, supervisors, and even operators knew of dangerous conditions prior to an accident or injury in the workplace. In West Virginia Workers Compensation is not your only remedy if you…