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Federal inmate says he was beaten by officers until agreeing to confess to robbery

Kyla Asbury Feb. 21, 2017, 2:36pm

CHARLESTON – A federal inmate is suing two West Virginia State Troopers he alleges beat him in their custody until he agreed to confess to robbing two gas stations in Clay County.

Vehicle owner accuses Huntington police of improper seizure

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 21, 2017, 10:49am

HUNTINGTON — A vehicle owner is suing Huntington city officials, alleging violation of her civil rights.

Preston Co. school board accuses contractors of contract breach

Philip Gonzales Feb. 21, 2017, 10:48am

KINGWOOD — The Preston County school board is suing contractors, a subconsultant and insurer, alleging professional negligence.

Patient, husband accuse physician of negligence

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 21, 2017, 10:48am

LOGAN — A Branchland couple is suing a physician, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries to the wife and reckless conduct.

Worker accuses former employer, co-employee of contract breach

Philip Gonzales Feb. 21, 2017, 10:47am

MORGANTOWN — A West Virginia man is suing his former employer and co-employee, alleging breach of an employment contract.

Customer alleges convenience store's negligence caused fall

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 21, 2017, 10:47am

PRINCETON — A Mercer County woman is suing a Lashmeet store, alleging the defendant's negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff.

West Virginia disability rights group changes name, could have more legal focus

Glenn Minnis Feb. 21, 2017, 10:45am

CHARLESTON – The Disability Rights of West Virginia Advocates group is no more. And in the end, that could be an even better thing than it’s been for the people of West Virginia.

Two lawsuits filed against United Bank for gas leak

Kyla Asbury Feb. 20, 2017, 2:41pm

BECKLEY – Two lawsuits have been filed against United Bank after the plaintiffs claim they were injured when a gas leak occurred in the United Bank Building.

Couple sues PPG Industries for injuries at Wetzel Co. facility

Kyla Asbury Feb. 20, 2017, 2:40pm

WHEELING – A couple is suing PPG Industries for injuries sustained at its Wetzel County facility.

Car accident results in three lawsuits against Quality Distributing

Kyla Asbury Feb. 20, 2017, 2:38pm

BECKLEY – Three lawsuits have been filed against Quality Distributing after the plaintiffs claim one of its drivers caused a car accident.

Supreme Court rules Summersville property meets criteria for annexation

Kyla Asbury Feb. 20, 2017, 1:57pm

CHARLESTON – The Supreme Court has ruled that 20 acres of land in Summersville meets the statutory criteria of property properly subject to annexation by minor boundary adjustment and concluded that the petition for annexation met the threshold statutory requirements.

Justices say medical professional liability law applies in MedExpress appeal

Kyla Asbury Feb. 17, 2017, 11:44am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that the Medical Professional Liability Act applies in an appeal in a lawsuit against MedExpress for injuries.

Former city council candidate sues Morgantown for FOIA violations

Kyla Asbury Feb. 17, 2017, 11:42am

MORGANTOWN – A former city council candidate is suing the City of Morgantown a second time, after he claims this time that it violated the Freedom of Information Act. In his lawsuit, George Papandreas claims he submitted a lawful FOIA request with the city for the disclosure of public documents and information on Dec. 24, 2015, however, the defendant failed to respond, according to a complain...

Supreme Court says Caremark, pharmacies must settle through arbitration

Kyla Asbury Feb. 17, 2017, 11:35am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that a lawsuit involving CVS Caremark and six West Virginia pharmacies should be dismissed and arbitration should be compelled.

Guardian blames nursing home operators for resident's injuries

Philip Gonzales Feb. 17, 2017, 7:24am

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County woman is suing Charleston nursing home operators, alleging their negligence caused injuries to a resident.

Insurance company says doctor’s policy doesn’t cover sexual assaults

Kyla Asbury Feb. 16, 2017, 3:09pm

CHARLESTON – The insurance company for Dr. Steven R. Matulis, who is under investigation for allegedly sexually assaulting female patients during colonoscopy procedures, said his policy does not cover claims of sexual assault.