Massey mine disaster settlement 'couldn't pay us enough for our son'

Jul 15, 2012 Read more: Richmond Times-Dispatch

The company's first offer was $3 million, an amount Gary and Patty Quarles called a "slap in the face." Three million dollars for their only son, Gary Wayne Quarles, 33, one of the 29 workers killed in the worst U.S. coal mining disaster in four decades.

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#1 Jul 16, 2012
Oh, that's it's time to attack coal.

Does this family want all coal mines shut down?

Evansville, IN

#2 Nov 26, 2012
No stupid only what coal mines that cold blooded murderer Massey owns. If Massey cant do any better than that then he doesnt need to be operating a mines.

Mount Lookout, WV

#3 Nov 27, 2012
my son is with me , nothing could replace him and i am sure you would say the same if your son was alive now, i support you what ever you do about the settlement. may God be with you

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