20 C.F.R. §718.201 - Definition of pneumoconiosis

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  • Helbert v. J K & G Coal Co., 20-0564 BLA
    • United States
    • Court of Appeals of Black Lung Complaints
    • February 28, 2022
    ...chronic lung disease or impairment "significantly related to, or substantially aggravated by, dust exposure in coal mine employment." 20 C.F.R. §718.201(a)(2), (b). A miner can establish legal pneumoconiosis by showing coal dust exposure contributed "in part" to his respiratory or pulmonary......
  • Lovilia Coal Co. v. Harvey, 95-4122
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (8th Circuit)
    • August 1, 1997
    ...disease resulting in respiratory or pulmonary impairment significantly related to ... dust exposure in the coal mine employment." 20 C.F.R. § 718.201. 5 In Sahara Coal, the Seventh Circuit held that "[a] material change in conditions means either that the miner did not have black lung disea......
  • Ison v. Arch of Kentucky
    • United States
    • Court of Appeals of Black Lung Complaints
    • November 30, 2022
    ...lung disease or impairment "significantly related to, or substantially aggravated by, dust exposure in coal mine employment." See 20 C.F.R. §§718.201(a)(2), (b), 718.305(d)(1)(i)(A); Minich v. Keystone Coal Mining Co., 25 BLR 1-149, 1-155 n.8 (2015). The United States Court of Appeals for t......
  • Creech v. Apogee Coal Co.
    • United States
    • Court of Appeals of Black Lung Complaints
    • November 28, 2022
    ...lung disease or impairment "significantly related to, or substantially aggravated by, dust exposure in coal mine employment." See 20 C.F.R. §§718.201(a)(2), (b), 718.305(d)(1)(i)(A); Minich v. Keystone Coal Mining Co., 25 BLR 1-149, 1-155 n.8 (2015). The Sixth Circuit has held this standard......
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