Black lung, or pneumoconiosis, is a medical condition that may result from respiratory exposure to coal dust. Companies that operate coal mines or employ individuals who may be exposed to coal dust on the job are required to obtain black lung insurance to pay for benefits for employees who develop pneumoconiosis as a result of exposure at work.
Prevailing in a claim for damages against a person, business, or organization is only the first step to collecting what you’re owed. Whether your claim is based on a breach of contract, the failure to pay for products or services, or other grounds, the collection process in West Virginia (WV) requires you to obtain a WV money judgment against the other party before you can enforce your legal right to collect.
Owners and operators of restaurants and other businesses in the food service industry should educate themselves regarding the possibilities around the use of Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies, and blockchain for restaurants and food supply. Cryptocurrency and blockchain are relatively novel, complex concepts that involve risks; however, the benefits of Bitcoin for restaurants and blockchain in food service and supply are also significant and merit attention.
As gas and oil lease and property rights lawyers in West Virginia (WV), Pennsylvania (PA), and Ohio (OH), we regularly receive questions about our practice. Questions range from our experience in oil and gas compliance matters to property rights issues involving oil and gas extraction. In an effort to explain the intricacies involved in this unique field of business regulation, we have gathered and answered some of the most common FAQ on oil and gas laws.
An often overlooked but very important consideration in commercial real estate transactions is whether a property for sale either benefits from an easement or is burdened by an easement. In West Virginia (WV), an easement may give permission for utilities to run underground, give rights for mineral extraction, or more. Understanding the implications of WV easements and rights of way is essential to a successful commercial real estate transaction.