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MILLS v. DIR. O.W.C.P., 02-4209

An order of the Benefits Review denying the claims filed by petitioner and her deceased husband for benefits under the Black Lung Benefits Act, 30 U.S.C. sections 901-45 is affirmed where petitioner could not show that the miner had pneumoconiosis, that pneumoconiosis arose out of his coal mine employment, or that death was due to pneumoconiosis.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/27/2003
  • Published 10/27/2003


  • Before: ‚ÄČKEITH, MARTIN, and SUTTON, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Sixth Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Margie Marie Mills (briefed), Heidrick, KY, pro se.

  • For Appellees:
  • Christian P. Barber (briefed), Jeffrey S. Goldberg (briefed), United States Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor, Washington, DC, for Respondent.