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CN Papers' missed pension payments, distress plan not related

Jul. 24, 2015, 4:24pm by Chris Dickerson

CHARLESTON – A federal agency says missed contributions to Charleston Newspapers’ retirement plan and the company’s application for a distress termination of the plan are not related. Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation spokesman Marc Hopkins said Friday that PBGC attached a lien on behalf of the plan earlier this month. more...

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Woman sues debt collector for consumer protection violations

Jul. 27, 2015, 8:39am by Kyla Asbury

CHARLESTON - A Jackson County woman is suing CACH LLC after she claims it violated the West Virginia Consumer Credit Protection Act. SquareTwo Financial Corporation is doing business as CACH LLC. Brenda G.

Wyoming County couple sue mining corporation over injuries from coal dust

Jul. 24, 2015, 1:40pm by Alexander Card

PINEVILLE -- A Wyoming County couple is suing over claims that the husband suffered permanent disability after working for years in negligently managed mines.

Father alleges negligence following daughter's playground injury

Jul. 24, 2015, 12:43pm by Carol Ostrow

POINT PLEASANT—A Mason County father is suing a school jurisdiction on behalf of his minor child, alleging several counts of negligence when his daughter sustained an injury on her school’s playground.

Kanawha Co. woman blames Lowe's for injuries

Jul. 24, 2015, 8:25am by Kyla Asbury

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman is suing Lowe's Home Centers LLC after she claims she and her unborn child were injured during a fall at a Lowe's store. On July 2, 2013, Sarah Cook went to Lowe's in Cross Lanes and, when she entered the store, she slipped in water that had accumulated on the floor, according to a complaint filed in Kanawha Circuit Court. Cook claims she fell, hitting her side and head on the concrete floor of the store and she lost consciousness after hitting her head. At

Woman sues Rite Aid after medication mixup

Jul. 24, 2015, 8:21am by Kyla Asbury

CHARLESTON – A Fayette County woman is suing Rite Aid of West Virginia Inc. after she claims it gave her the wrong medication and caused her injuries and damages. Virginia Tucker was issued a prescription for Doxepin 10mg from her physician for depression and anxiety and went to Rite Aid to get the prescription filled, according to a complaint filed in Kanawha Circuit Court. Tucker claims Rite Aid gave her a one-month supply of Carbidopa-Levodopa 10, instead of her prescribed medication. The

Three blame W.Va.-American Water for property damage

Jul. 24, 2015, 8:17am by Kyla Asbury

CHARLESTON – Three individuals are suing West Virginia-American Water after they claim a water leak caused damage to their property. Sometime prior to May 2014, a leak developed in a water line owned, operated and maintained by West Virginia-American Water, which runs across the front of the property owned by Amy Jarrell, as well as the property of the neighbors, according to a complaint filed in Kanawha Circuit Court. Ronald Gibson, Verna Gibson and Jarrell claim they discovered the leak beca

Ex-employee alleges retaliatory discharge

Jul. 23, 2015, 2:40pm by Carol Ostrow

LOGAN—A Logan County man is suing his former employer, alleging unlawful employment practice and retaliatory discharge following the plaintiff’s successful worker’s compensation benefits claim.

Man says he was injured outside Malden restaurant

Jul. 23, 2015, 2:29pm by Chris Dickerson

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man says he was injured when he slipped on ice outside of a Malden restaurant. Stephen B.

Woman says Picture People wrongfully fired her

Jul. 23, 2015, 2:24pm by Kyla Asbury

CHARLESTON – A Putnam County woman is suing The Picture People Inc. after she claims her employment was wrongfully terminated. Gretchen Steele had to undergo an emergency medical procedure and informed her supervisor about it, however, her supervisor advised her that even if she had a doctor's excuse, she would not have a job when she returned, according to a complaint filed in Kanawha Circuit Court. Steele claims her treating medical professionals told her that the medical procedure had to be

Fayette Co. man blames CAMC for wife's death

Jul. 23, 2015, 2:16pm by Kyla Asbury

CHARLESTON – A Fayette County man is suing Charleston Area Medical Center after he claims it is responsible for his wife's death. Dr. Robert B.