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Humphreys' firm hit with another legal malpractice claim

Oct. 6, 2015, 4:12pm by

CHARLESTON – A prominent Charleston already named as a defendant in a legal malpractice lawsuit now has been named in a potential class action. Jim Humphreys and James F. Humphreys & Associates LC are listed as defendants in a lawsuit filed Oct. 6 by Beverly McCormick over the firm’s alleged mishandling of a mass tort case against Celotex for harm they had claimed to have suffered as a res... more...

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Jackson County residents sue state in roadway dispute

Oct. 6, 2015, 2:05pm by

RIPLEY--Four Jackson County residents are suing West Virginia and five indivdiuals in an attempt to discern the location of a roadway.

Pennsylvania man sues developer, alleging breach of agreement

Oct. 6, 2015, 1:10pm by

ROMNEY--A Pennsylvania man is suing a developer, alleging breach of a sales agreement relating to a real estate development deal.

Woman sues Nitro to stop city from assessing property fees

Oct. 6, 2015, 12:35pm by

CHARLESTON--A Kanawha County woman is suing the city of Nitro, alleging wrongful service bills for land she no longer owns.

Kanawha Co. woman sues after fall on sidewak at St. Francis

Oct. 6, 2015, 12:31pm by

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman is suing St. Francis Hospital over claims of injuries after a fall she had when she stepped on an uneven surface at the facility’s sidewalk.

Fayette Co. woman blames Kmart in slip-and-fall suit

Oct. 6, 2015, 12:18pm by

CHARLESTON– A Fayette County woman is suing Kmart over alleged injuries she sustained after falling at one of its stores. Amanda Crow filed a lawsuit in Kanawha Circuit Court against SHC Promotions LLC, doing business as Kmart Corp., citing negligence and breach of duty.

UPDATE: WV CALA kicks off Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week

Oct. 6, 2015, 12:05pm by

CHARLESTON – A statewide legal reform group is using an annual event to raise awareness of lawsuit abuse to also highlight reforms happening in West Virginia. West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse on Monday kicked off its annual Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week, which is meant "to help raise awareness about abusive lawsuits and the tactics of greedy personal injury lawyers, and highlight recently passed lawsuit reforms." WV CALA Executive Director Roman Stauffer said his organization aims t

Woman sues St. Mary's Medical Center for mother's death

Oct. 6, 2015, 9:23am by

HUNTINGTON – A woman is suing St. Mary's Medical Center after she claims it is responsible for her mother's death. Dr. Norman Hetzler was also named as a defendant in the suit. On July 23, 2013, Marjory A.

Woman sues Marshall University for soccer injuries

Oct. 6, 2015, 9:19am by

HUNTINGTON - A woman is suing Marshall University Board of Governors after she claims she was injured while playing in a soccer game. Southern Prosthetic Supply Inc. was also named as a defendant in the suit. On Sept. 14, 2014, Marshall University directed Taylor Fleming to wear the Southern Prosthetic Supply face guard safety shield in a soccer game to protect her face, according to a complaint filed in Cabell Circuit Court. Fleming claims the shield was hit by a soccer ball and it broke, sh

Hurricane woman accuses Healthsouth of FMLA violations

Oct. 6, 2015, 9:14am by

HUNTINGTON – A Hurricane woman is suing Healthsouth Corporation after she claims it violated her rights under the Family & Medical Leave Act. Danielle Haynes began her employment with the defendant on Jan. 9, 2012, and in 2014, she became pregnant with her first child, according to a complaint filed in Cabell Circuit Court. Haynes claims she gave birth to her son on Feb. 3, several months premature and on Feb. 10, she notified the defendant that she would need to take leave under the Family &

Woman sues DirecTV for wrongful termination

Oct. 6, 2015, 9:09am by

HUNTINGTON – A woman is suing DirecTV Customer Service Inc. after she claims she was wrongfully terminated from her employment. Robin Skeens was also named as a defendant in the suit. Amy M.