Don Blankenship’s Documentary About Upper Big Branch Mining Disaster Infuriates US Senator and Community

This year, April 5, 2014, marked the fourth anniversary of the explosion at Massey Energy’s Upper Big Branch coal mine in Montcoal, West Virginia that killed 29 coal miners. It was the deadliest coal mine disaster in the United States since 1970.  Every year, friends, family, and West Virginia communities gather to honor, remember, and celebrate the 29 coal miners who died in the disaster.  One memorial, however, was disrupted by former Massey CEO Don Blankenship and the documentary he has funded and promoted. 

Upper Big Branch Memorial turns into protest after former Massey CEO Don Blankenship funds and promotes propaganda blaming regulators for the deadly explosion

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GM gets some good news after its CEO was grilled on Capitol Hill for botched recall of 2.6 million vehicles linked to at least thirteen deaths

GM botched a recall of 2.6 million vehicles linked to at least 13 deaths in 32 crashes.  The GM logo and car with recallrecall affects smaller cars that GM no longer makes, including the Chevrolet Cobalt and HHR, the Saturn Ion and Sky, and the Pontiac G5 and Solstice.  Unfortunately, many of these vehicles haven’t been repaired and are still on the road, according to one car accident lawyer.

On the other hand, the automaker got some good news on Tuesday when two GM SUVs earned top ratings in a new crash test.  The Chevrolet Equinox and the GMC Terrain are the only two vehicles to

Dr. John H. Pellegrini sued for sexually abusing and harassing patients at Hope Pain Clinic in Beckley, WV

Dozens of lawsuits have been filed against Dr. John H. Pellegrini since 2010 involving claims John H Pellegrini and Hope Clinic face lawsuits with claims from patients that they were sexually abused and harassed by Pellegrinithat Pellegrini sexually abused and harassed patients.   Pellegrini also apparently continued to practice medicine at the Hope Pain Clinic in Beckley, West Virginia for two years after twenty women filed lawsuits against him in April of 2010 claiming that he sexually abused and harassed them.  Fortunately, in November of 2012, The West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine suspended Pellegrini’s license to practice medicine, according to this Continue reading Dr. John H. Pellegrini sued for sexually abusing and harassing patients at Hope Pain Clinic in Beckley, WV