4th Circuit Panel Affirms Withholding Black Lung Evidence Not A Fraud On The Court

4th Circuit Panel Affirms Withholding Black Lung Evidence Not A Fraud On The Court

RICHMOND, Va. - A unanimous Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Jan. 3 affirmed a U.S. Department of Labor Benefits Review Board opinion that the withholding by an employer of pneumoconiosis diagnoses in a black lung benefits case does not constitute a fraud on the court (Mary L. Fox v. Elk Run Coal Co., No. 12-2387 $(consolidated$), 4th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 86).

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