Tuesday, August 03, 2004

Chief Judge Jones rules for company not a related person under the Coal Act

In Harman Mining Corp. v. Barnhart, Chief Judge Jones ruled in favor of a coal company in an action the assignment of beneficiaries under the Coal Act. The Funds claimed the plaintiff was a "related person" to the employer of the beneficiaries, but apparently didn't have any evidence at all about any shareholders who owned stock in both companies.

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