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Pair claim negligence in delivery and installation of manufactured home

Molly English-Bowers May 31, 2016, 7:59pm

BECKLEY – Married homeowners are suing the manufacturer of their modular home, alleging delivery that damaged the home and incomplete installation of the dryer vent.

Plaintiff claims motorist drove recklessly in Wheeling Tunnel

Molly English-Bowers May 31, 2016, 7:54pm

WHEELING – A Pennsylvania motorist is suing over injuries she allegedly suffered in the course of a motor vehicle collision.

Plaintiff claims Citifinancial engaged in predatory lending

Molly English-Bowers May 31, 2016, 7:50pm

FAYETTEVILLE – The son of a deceased property owner is suing over alleged predatory lending practices by the defendant.

Plaintiff claims impaired driver caused accident, injuries

Molly English-Bowers May 31, 2016, 7:48pm

CHARLESTON – The passenger in a motor vehicle is suing the driver of another vehicle over injuries he allegedly received during a collision.

Insurer seeks recovery of $1.3M property damage claim

Robert Hadley May 31, 2016, 7:42pm

WEST UNION – A Virginia-based insurer is suing a firm for alleged negligent damage to a crane owned by a client.

Adoption of standardized bar exam will allow out-of-state lawyers to practice in W.Va. more easily

Karen Kidd May 31, 2016, 7:49am

CHARLESTON – The state's recent decision to adopt a standardized bar examination, nationally recognized and gaining acceptance, will help attorneys and law firms while cutting down on exam time and expenses, a Judiciary Board of Examiners administrator said during a recent interview.

West Virgina mock trials teach legal lessons

Rick Fahr May 31, 2016, 7:46am

CHARLESTON – West Virginia students have a chance to perform their own version of Law & Order by participating in the state’s Law Adventure program.

Company wants collision case moved to federal court

Robert Hadley May 30, 2016, 1:01pm

MARTINSBURG – The defendant in a case of alleged reckless driving has petitioned to move the case from state to federal court.

Satellite TV provider wants personal injury case heard in federal court

Robert Hadley May 30, 2016, 12:58pm

MARTINSBURG – DISH Network, the defendant in a personal injury case, has petitioned to remove the lawsuit from state to federal court.

Bar patron cries foul in investment deal

Robert Hadley May 30, 2016, 12:55pm

MOUNDSVILLE – A Marshall County woman is suing an area bar after a deal to make her a co-owner allegedly went sour.

Son blames father's decline and death on nursing home

Robert Hadley May 30, 2016, 12:52pm

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man says a pattern of poor care, abuse and neglect at HealthSouth Mountain View Rehab caused his father’s injuries and ultimately led to his death.

Nursing assistant blames work elevator for broken foot

Robert Hadley May 30, 2016, 12:49pm

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman says a foot injury allegedly caused by a malfunctioning elevator door has hampered her ability to work and to care for her disabled son.

Trustee claims defendants owe trust fund $3 million

Molly English-Bowers May 27, 2016, 8:14pm

CHARLESTON – The trustee of a creditors trust is suing over an alleged non-payment of $3 million into the fund, as is purportedly stipulated under a bankruptcy agreement.

Lighting operation claims company owes $21,000

Molly English-Bowers May 27, 2016, 8:09pm

MOOREFIELD – A lighting company is suing over alleged nonpayment of a bill for items purchased by the defendant on credit.

Retired officer petitions court for early retirement benefits

Robert Hadley May 27, 2016, 8:05pm

CHARLESTON – A retired officer with the Nitro Police Department says that although he is fully vested in the department’s pension program, the administrators are forcing him to wait until he reaches age 50 to receive benefits.

Landowners accuse oil, gas firm of contract breach

Robert Hadley May 27, 2016, 8:03pm

MOUNDSVILLE – A group of Marshall County landowners is suing an oil and gas exploration firm in a dispute over royalty payments.