4th Circ. Hears Black Lung Fraud Case Against Jackson Kelly
By Alex Lawson
Law360, New York (October 29, 2013, 6:28 PM EDT) -- The Fourth Circuit heard the first round of oral arguments in a case alleging that attorneys at Jackson Kelly PLLC committed fraud on the court by failing to disclose certain medical reports in its defense of Elk Run Coal Co. Inc. against a miner seeking black lung workers' compensation benefits.
The widow of former miner Gary Fox has alleged in court filings that Jackson Kelly suppressed the findings of two pathologists who inspected slides of a mass removed from Fox's lung and concluded that the mass...