WAYNE – A woman is suing the Wayne County Commission and the Wayne County Sheriff after she claims she was discriminated against and retaliated against. Sheria Maynard has been employed with the Sheriff’s Department in Wayne since Aug. 26, 1998, according to a complaint filed June 6 in Wayne Circuit Court.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia ranks ninth in the nation for malpractice lawsuits, and the head of the state's medical association believes one of the key reasons is the depressed economy. Zippia recently released a report on medical malpractice lawsuits across the United States. Louisiana had the highest number of lawsuits at 44.1 per 100,000 residents. Hawaii is the least litigious malpractice st...
CHARLESTON – Morgantown attorney Jane E. Peak has been elected the 2016–2017 president of the West Virginia Association for Justice. Originally from Hurricane, Peak has practiced with the Morgantown firm of Allan N. Karlin and Associates since graduating from the West Virginia University College of Law in 1996.
CHARLESTON — Earlier this month EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy was awarded the 2016 Franklin Delano Roosevelt Public Service Award from the Roosevelt Foundation. That honor didn't set well with at least one West Virginia leader who says the agency’s agenda has had devastating financial consequences here.