BUZZARD v. HOLLAND, 03-1406
Plaintiff has established that his mining accident was the proximate cause of his disability; the SSA's conclusion that the disability onset date was the date of the mine accident is entitled to great weight. Denial of disability pension benefits is reversed.
- Argued 01/20/2004
- Decided 04/26/2004
- Published 04/26/2004
Before NIEMEYER, KING, and DUNCAN, Circuit Judges.
United States Fourth Circuit
ARGUED:Robert B. Wilson, Charleston, West Virginia, for Appellant. Jerry Mims, Office of General, UMWA Health & Retirement Funds, Washington, D.C., for Appellees. ON BRIEF: Glenda S. Finch, Deputy General, Office of the General, UMWA Health & Retirement Funds, Washington, D.C., for Appellees.