Zurich American Insurance v. DOWCP
UNPUBLISHED PER CURIAM OPINION filed. Originating case number: 16-0122-BLA Copies to all parties and the district court/agency. .. [16-2436]
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UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
ZURICH AMERICAN INSURANCE GROUP, insurer for Cannelton Industries,
DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION PROGRAMS,
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR; SYLVESTER J. LINTON,
On Petition for Review of an Order of the Benefits Review Board. (16-0122-BLA)
Submitted: July 31, 2017
Decided: September 25, 2017
Before KEENAN and DIAZ, Circuit Judges, and HAMILTON, Senior Circuit Judge.
Petition denied by unpublished per curiam opinion.
Cheryl L. Intravaia, FEIRICH/MAGER/GREEN/RYAN, Carbondale, Illinois, for
Petitioner. Nicholas C. Geale, Acting Solicitor, Maia S. Fisher, Associate Solicitor, Gary
K. Stearman, Counsel for Appellate Litigation, Barry H. Joyner, OFFICE OF THE
SOLICITOR, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, Washington, D.C.;
Timothy C. MacDonnell, WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF
LAW, Lexington, Virginia, for Respondents.
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Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.
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Zurich American Insurance Group seeks review of the Benefits Review Board’s
decision and order affirming the administrative law judge’s award of black lung benefits
pursuant to 30 U.S.C. §§ 901-944 (2012). Our review of the record discloses that the
Board’s decision is based upon substantial evidence and is without reversible error.
Accordingly, we deny the petition for review for the reasons stated by the Board. Zurich
Am. Ins. Grp. v. Dir., Office of Workers’ Comp. Programs, No. 16-0122-BLA (B.R.B.
Oct. 26, 2016). We dispense with oral argument because the facts and legal contentions
are adequately presented in the materials before this court and argument would not aid
the decisional process.
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