Retired Miners Sue to Affirm Patriot Coal Medical Benefits

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Retired coal miners sued in federal court to affirm medical-benefit coverage in the wake of Patriot Coal Corp’s bankruptcy in July.

Robert Lowe and other retired workers sued their former employers, Peabody Holding Co. and Arch Coal Inc., on behalf of more than 10,000 retirees and active miners whose health and pension benefits were transferred to Patriot Coal, the plaintiffs said in an e-mailed statement.

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