Black Lung Benefits Act

Black Lung Benefits Act
Federal statute benefitting coal miners who are stricken with pneumoconiosis, a chronic dust disease of the lung. 30 U.S.C.A. No. 902. Benefits under the Act are administered by the Department of Labor

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