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Former owner of Daily Mail claims Gazette pushed merger without consent

Oct. 2, 2015, 4:25pm by

WILMINGTON, Del. – The owner of the Charleston Daily Mail says the owners of the Charleston Gazette pushed through the July merger of the newspapers without its consent. Last month, Charleston Publishing Company filed a complaint against Daily Gazette Company and Daily Gazette Holding Company LLC in Delaware Chancery Court. Charleston Publishing Company is a subsidiary of MediaNews Group Inc. ... more...

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Charleston man says he was injured in apartment ceiling collapse

Oct. 1, 2015, 6:22pm by

CHARLESTON – A man is suing over claims he suffered traumatic bodily injuries when his apartment ceiling collapsed onto him. Robert L. Minued filed a lawsuit in the Kanawha Circuit Court against Charleston-Kanawha Housing Authority and Orchard Manor Resident Management Corporation citing negligence.

Woman says she was injured because of elevator malfunction

Oct. 1, 2015, 6:17pm by

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing over claims that she was injured at her workplace due to an elevator malfunction. Sherry Withrow filed a lawsuit in the Kanawha Circuit Court against Frontier Communications of America Inc., Citizens Telecom Services Company LLC and Otis Elevator Company citing negligence.

Clarksburg woman says city wrongfully listed home to be demolished

Oct. 1, 2015, 2:25pm by

CLARKSBURG – A woman is suing the City of Clarksburg after she claims it wrongfully listed her house as one to be demolished. On July 18, 2013, the City of Clarksburg adopted a resolution declaring certain areas of the city to be slum or blighted areas, according to a complaint initially filed in Harrison Circuit Court and removed to federal court. Carol J.

Discrimination case against Andersen Windows goes to federal court

Oct. 1, 2015, 1:38pm by

HUNTINGTON - A man is suing Andersen Windows Inc. after he claims he was discriminated against based on his disability. David Sepic, an employee of Andersen Windows, was also named as a defendant in the suit. Gary K.

Age discrimination suit voluntarily dismissed from federal court

Oct. 1, 2015, 1:28pm by

CLARKSBURG – A lawsuit alleging Healthsouth Corporation discriminated against a former employee because of her age was removed to federal court, where the plaintiff filed to voluntarily dismiss the case. Bonnie Shaffer filed her motion for voluntary dismissal in the U.S.

Kanawha Co. apartment owner settles sexual harassment suit

Oct. 1, 2015, 12:41pm by

CHARLESTON – The U.S. Justice Department says the owner and former property manager of a Cross Lanes apartment complex has agreed to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit. Perkins Parke Apartments has agreed to pay $120,000 in damages and civil penalties to settle the suit alleging that three former agents sexually harassed and retaliated against female tenants, which is a violation of the Fair Housing Act (FHA).

Morrisey announces mobile office hours in four counties for October

Oct. 1, 2015, 12:23pm by

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has announced that a consumer representative from his office will conduct mobile office hours during October throughout four Metro Valley counties. The representative will educate consumers on the latest scams in their area and provide them with tips on how to protect their personal information from scammers, according to a press release from the office. Andrea Lannom, a consumer outreach and compliance specialist with the office, wi

Justices rule on venue issue in Tough Mudder death case

Sep. 30, 2015, 2:30pm by

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, in a ruling last week, shot down a plaintiff’s efforts to have a lawsuit filed over her son’s death at a Tough Mudder event in Berkeley County remain in a Marshall County court. The state’s high court, in an opinion issued Sept. 24, granted a petition for writ of prohibition filed by Airsquid Ventures Inc., doing business as Amphibious Medics; Tough Mudder LLC; Peacemaker National Training Center LLC; General Mills Inc. and General Mills

Mercer County couple alleges Chevrolet sold them bad truck

Sep. 30, 2015, 1:50pm by

PRINCETON--A Mercer County couple is suing Chevrolet, alleging they were sold a defective truck.

Correctional officer claims he was bullied on the job, wrongfully fired

Sep. 29, 2015, 12:57pm by

CHARLESTON– A former correctional officer is seeking restitution for alleged violations of the West Virginia Whistle-Blower Law, claiming he was bullied on the job.