W.Va. court: Negligent mine inspectors can be sued

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - Private and federal mine safety inspectors can be held liable and sued when a negligent inspection results in the wrongful death of a coal miner, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in handing a victory to the widows of two men killed in 2006.

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