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Female Wayne County Sheriff's deputy claims discrimation, retaliation

Kyla Asbury Jun. 24, 2016, 4:30pm

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.

Fort Gay woman sues Wal-mart for on-the-job injuries

Kyla Asbury Jun. 24, 2016, 4:16pm

WAYNE – A Fort Gay woman is suing Wal-mart after she claims it caused her injuries during the course of her employment On May 19, 2014, Henrietta Stiltner was an employee of Wal-mart and was working as a manager in the Wayne store, according to a complaint filed in Wayne Circuit Court.

Wheeling man sues Monongalia Senior Citizens Inc. for wrongful termination

Kyla Asbury Jun. 24, 2016, 4:10pm

MORGANTOWN – A Wheeling man is suing Monongalia County Senior Citizens Inc. after he claims his employment was wrongfully terminated.

Man sues City of Kenova for libelous statements

Kyla Asbury Jun. 24, 2016, 4:02pm

WAYNE – A man is suing the City of Kenova after he claims the police chief made libelous statements about him.

Economy might be cause of high number of medical malpractice suits in West Virginia

Dawn Brotherton Jun. 24, 2016, 10:54am

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...

Lending services sued for alleged violation of consumer law

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 23, 2016, 7:04pm

PRINCETON — A woman is suing Specialized Loan Servicing LLC and FV-1 Inc., lending services, citing breach of contract and alleged violation of laws governing mortgage lending and consumer credit.

Bank takes car buyer to court

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 23, 2016, 6:55pm

HUNTINGTON — A financial services company is suing Michael K. Perry, claiming he has failed to repay a debt.

Couple accuse construction company of poor work

Philip Gonzales Jun. 23, 2016, 6:51pm

WINFIELD — A couple's lawsuit against Leroy Lovejoy and Love Lee Construction alleges negligence, improper construction, fraud and misrepresentation.

Borrowers accuse Discover Bank of improper collection attempts

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 23, 2016, 6:47pm

HUNTINGTON — Two West Virginia residents are suing Discover Bank, a financial services company, alleging violation of the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act.

Borrowers say Wells Fargo violated collection law

Lhalie Castillo Jun. 23, 2016, 6:41pm

HUNTINGTON — Two borrowers are suing Wells Fargo Financial National Bank, a financial services company, citing alleged violation of the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act.

Company accuses contractor of failure to pay for work

Philip Gonzales Jun. 23, 2016, 6:35pm

KINGWOOD — A Terra Alta trucking company is suing TOC Construction Inc., a contractor, citing alleged breach of contract, failure to pay for completed work, and unjust enrichment.

Property owner accuses Marshall County residents of negligence

The West Virginia Record Jun. 23, 2016, 6:30pm

WHEELING — A property owner is suing Marshall County residents Peter A. Miller and Jennifer Miller, doing business as JLM Enterprises LLC, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent damages.

Wayne County man blames goat ranch for horse injuries

Kyla Asbury Jun. 23, 2016, 2:31pm

WAYNE – A Wayne County man is suing Spring Branch Bore Goat Ranch after he claims he was injured while feeding horses.

Wayne Co. assisted living home accuses Lowe’s of contract breach

Kyla Asbury Jun. 23, 2016, 2:20pm

WAYNE – Grayson Assisted Living and its owner are suing Lowe’s Companies Inc. after they claim it breached its contract and was negligent.

WVAJ elects Morgantown attorney as new president

Chris Dickerson Jun. 23, 2016, 9:45am

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.

State business leader not impressed with EPA chief being honored

Robert Lawson Jun. 23, 2016, 9:34am

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.