Gerald M. Stern: The Buffalo Creek Disaster, Vintage Books, a Division of Random House, 1976.
Answer the 5 questions in the 5 page essay APA:
Questions Relating to:
Buffalo Creek Disaster
1. What were the actual facts which gave rise to the Buffalo Creek disaster?
2. What was the relationship between Buffalo Creek Mining Company and Pittston Co.?
3. Was this lawsuit proper in West Virginia? In a Federal Court? What difference did it make whether the case ended up in Federal or State court?
4. Explain the meaning of diversity jurisdiction. Why was the corporate veil issue so important?
5. Take note of the discussion of depositions, damages and mental suffering.