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Three lawsuits accuse Lincoln County Sheriff of negligence

Chris Dickerson Jul. 27, 2016, 3:18pm

CHARLESTON – Three lawsuits were filed against Lincoln County Sheriff Ken Farley after the plaintiffs claim he was negligent in allowing a deputy to obtain information under false pretenses.

Lawsuit alleging injury at Chief Logan State Park transferred to Logan County

Kyla Asbury Jul. 27, 2016, 3:16pm

LOGAN – A lawsuit alleging injuries at Chief Logan State Park originally filed in Kanawha Circuit Court has been transferred to Logan Circuit Court.

WVU Board of Governors says Jacobs Facilities didn't honor warranty

Kyla Asbury Jul. 27, 2016, 3:14pm

MORGANTOWN – The West Virginia University Board of Governors is suing Jacobs Facilities Inc. after it claims the corporation breached its contract by failing to honor warranty.

Marshall University outreach programs get boost from feds

Deana Carpenter Jul. 27, 2016, 9:35am

WASHINGTON – Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia has been awarded $544,320 in grant funding through the U.S. Department of Education’s Talent Search Program.

WVU law school joins Leadership Council on Legal Diversity to create opportunity

Carrie Salls Jul. 27, 2016, 9:29am

MORGANTOWN – The West Virginia University College of Law recently joined the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, a national organization dedicated to creating opportunities for minority law students.

Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia elects new president

Russell Boniface Jul. 27, 2016, 9:27am

CHARLESTON – Jill Cranston Rice has been elected president of the Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia.

Woman says doctor was negligent in hysterectomy

The West Virginia Record Jul. 26, 2016, 7:20pm

HUNTINGTON — A woman is suing the federal government, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Automotive service providers claim defamation

Philip Gonzales Jul. 26, 2016, 7:16pm

BECKLEY — Automotive service providers are suing First Community Bank and First Community Bancshares Inc., joint venture companies, citing alleged negligence, defamation and slander.

Customer says warranty plan provider breached contract

Philip Gonzales Jul. 26, 2016, 7:11pm

BECKLEY — A customer is suing Homesure Services Inc., a warranty plan provider, citing alleged breach of contract.

Woman says mortgage lender breached contract

Philip Gonzales Jul. 26, 2016, 7:08pm

FAYETTEVILLE — A consumer is suing Nationwide Advantage Mortgage Company, a mortgage lender, citing alleged breach of contract.

Woman says debt collector filed wrong information

Philip Gonzales Jul. 26, 2016, 7:05pm

HUNTINGTON — A consumer has filed a complaint against Synchrony Bank, f/k/a GE Capital Retail Bank, a debt collector, citing alleged fraudulent filing of information returns.

Wayne Co. golf course operators accused of not paying note

Philip Gonzales Jul. 25, 2016, 2:03pm

WAYNE — A commercial bank is suing The Silo Golf Course LLC and Mark B. Pinson, golf course operators, citing alleged breach of contract.

Car manufacturer, dealer accused of warranty breach

Philip Gonzales Jul. 25, 2016, 1:55pm

PINEVILLE — Two Wyoming County residents are suing General Motors LLC and Beckley Buick-GMC Auto Mall Inc., a car manufacturer and dealer, citing alleged breach of warranty.

Three consumers allege predatory lending practices

Philip Gonzales Jul. 25, 2016, 1:50pm

NEW CUMBERLAND — Three consumers are suing Countrywide Home Loans Inc., D. J. Harda Corp., Douglas J. Harda, Bank of America NA and Sterus Inc., citing alleged loan servicing abuse.

Leasehold owner accuses working interest owners of breach of contract

Philip Gonzales Jul. 25, 2016, 1:41pm

WEST UNION — A leasehold owner is suing Atlas Enameling Company, New Cornelia Extension Copper Corp., United Exploration Company et. al., working interest owners, citing alleged breach of contract.

Beckley resident accuses General Motors LLC of breach of warranty

Philip Gonzales Jul. 25, 2016, 1:37pm

BECKLEY — A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against General Motors LLC, a car manufacturer, citing alleged breach of warranty.