Africa’s ‘Living Corpses’ Backed by Lawyers Who Beat Tobacco

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  • Ex-miners join South Africa’s biggest class-action case
  • U.S. law firm Motley Rice funds local counsel’s suit

Resting one hand on his wife’s shoulder and the other on a crutch, Landile Qebula shuffles along, wheezing heavily. The retired gold miner is showing off his four-room house perched near the top of a dusty hill in South Africa’s rural Eastern Cape province.

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