The purpose of this article is to discuss four types of cases involving tort liability in connection with the mining of coal and to examine the question of whether liability in cases of this character should be based upon negligence, or whether the doctrine of absolute liability should apply.
Robert T. Donley,
Some Aspects of Tort Liability in the Mining of Coal,
W. Va. L. Rev.
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