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LOGAN – Another lawsuit has been filed against former attorney R.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals upheld a Kanawha Circuit Court decision in a lawsuit involving the firing of a Charleston police officer who failed to warn a fellow officer of a loaded gun in a vehicle. The court said it found no substantial question of law and no prejudicial error, leading it to affirm the circuit court's order as appropriate, according to the June 22 memorandum decision. On June 9, 2010, during a traffic stop and vehicle search, Rick A.
BECKLEY – A man is suing a Putnam County law firm after he claims it violated the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act. Brandon Boggess became in arrears upon an alleged indebtedness to Atkins & Ogle Law Offices, and the law office began to engage in collection of the indebtedness through the use of telephone calls and written communication, according to a complaint filed June 10 in Raleigh Circuit Court. Boggess claims the defendant engaged in repeated violations of the West Virgi
WHEELING – A Clarksburg man is suing McElroy Coal Company after he claims it subjected him to an unsafe workplace. Consol Energy Inc. was also named as a defendant in the suit. Ronald Miller was employed as a head-gate operator at the McElroy Mine, according to a complaint filed June 9 in the U.S.
LOGAN – A Harts woman is suing the Logan County sheriff after she claims a drunk driver caused her injuries. Margaret Bryant, Speedway Superamerica LLC, Eddie Mullins and John Doe and/or Jane Doe were also named as defendants in the suit. Logan County Sheriff Sonya M.
BECKLEY – A Raleigh County man is suing United Healthcare Services after he claims it breached its contract with him. Ryan Snuffer had medical coverage through UHS beginning in 2008, which covered his daughter, H.S.'s medical treatment, according to a complaint filed May 11 in Raleigh Circuit Court and removed to federal court on June 17. Snuffer claims his daughter has a rare condition and is prescribed treatment and medication that allowed her to thrive. The treatment was made available in
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BECKLEY – A Lincoln County man claims a Wyoming County law firm owes him more than $40,000 for his services. Jack Spadaro filed his lawsuit in Raleigh Circuit Court against Warren Randolph McGraw II doing business as The Warren McGraw Law Firm or McGraw Law Offices.
MARLINTON – A Pocahontas County man claims he was sexually abused by his high school agriculture teacher. Chase McKenzie Fisher filed his lawsuit against the Pocahontas County Board of Education and Samantha Jane Bartley in Pocahontas Circuit Court. Fisher, who now is 20, says “Bartley was a sexual predator with a lustful disposition towards male minor children” who “sexually abused, molested, fondled and assaulted” him during her employment at Pocahontas County High School from April to June
CHARLESTON – A lawsuit by a former employee of a Charleston law firm alleging one of the firm’s attorneys sexually harassed her has been settled. Kylan Wilson filed her lawsuit earlier this year in Kanawha Circuit Court against M.