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Pocahontas Co. couple accuses Lowe's, insurer of negligent hiring

Philip Gonzales Mar. 22, 2017, 8:48am

MARLINTON — A married couple is suing home improvement retailer Lowe's Home Centers after window installers contracted by the company allegedly damaged the siding of the couple's home.

Dinner and auction return to WVU Law to fund public interest fellowships

Carrie Salls Mar. 22, 2017, 8:28am

MORGANTOWN – The West Virginia University College of Law will again host the Public Interest Advocates auction and dinner on March 23 to raise money for summer and full-time fellowships for its students at public interest organizations throughout the state. 

Homeowners blame road workers for flooding damage

Philip Gonzales Mar. 22, 2017, 8:23am

LOGAN — Homeowners have filed a class-action lawsuit against a contractor and several subcontractors, alleging they caused damage to property while working on a section of State Route 10. 

Husband and wife accuse doctor of medical negligence after two knee surgeries, infection

Philip Gonzales Mar. 22, 2017, 8:22am

PRINCETON — A Bluefield couple is suing Dr. Gary P. McCarthy, an orthopedic surgeon, alleging he took insufficient measures after performing knee replacement surgery to prevent and treat a subsequent infection.

Arts nonprofit and directors sue board majority

Philip Gonzales Mar. 22, 2017, 8:21am

PRINCETON — A nonprofit corporation and several of its board members are suing other members comprising a majority of the board over alleged gross abuse of authority.

Contractor alleges property owner, escrow agent owe nearly $38,000

Philip Gonzales Mar. 21, 2017, 7:44am

WINFIELD — A contractor is suing a Putnam County property owner and escrow agent, alleging breach of contract.

Visitor blames estate administrator for fall

Philip Gonzales Mar. 21, 2017, 7:44am

PRINCETON — A Mercer County woman is suing the administrator of an estate, alleging negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff. 

Property buyer accuses real estate agent of fraud

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 21, 2017, 7:44am

WAYNE — A Wayne County property buyer is suing a real estate agent, alleging breach of a lease agreement.

Mineral rights receiver alleges mining company breached agreement

Philip Gonzales Mar. 21, 2017, 7:43am

PRINCETON — A McDowell County company is suing a mining business, alleging breach of a joint venture agreement.

Justices back workers' comp board decision in case of injured coal miner

Chandra Lye Mar. 21, 2017, 7:43am

CHARLESTON – A decision by the state Supreme Court has upheld a decision by the Workers’ Compensation Board of Review.

Wetzel County couple says doctor deviated from medical care standards

Philip Gonzales Mar. 21, 2017, 7:42am

WHEELING — A Wetzel County couple is suing medical care providers, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Lester resident alleges General Motors failed to properly repair new Chevrolet Malibu

Philip Gonzales Mar. 21, 2017, 7:41am

PINEVILLE — A Lester resident is suing General Motors LLC, an automobile manufacturer, citing alleged breach of express and implied warranties.

Jenkins chosen as vice chairman of Commerce, Justice and Science Subcommittee

Nicholas Gueguen Mar. 21, 2017, 7:41am

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Appropriations Committee has chosen West Virginia Rep. Evan Jenkins as the vice chairman of the Commerce, Justice and Science Subcommittee.

Denial of permanent total disability benefits for Appalachian Power employee upheld

Carrie Salls Mar. 21, 2017, 7:40am

CHARLESTON – An Appalachian Power Co. employee lost his appeal of a workers' compensation ruling that denied him permanent total disability consideration, according to a March 10 decision from the state Supreme Court. 

Bluefield motorcycle driver alleges motorist, employer were negligent

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 21, 2017, 7:39am

PRINCETON — A motorcycle driver and passenger from Bluefield are suing a driver and her employer, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Marshall Co. man says employer, plan administrators unlawfully terminated benefits

Philip Gonzales Mar. 21, 2017, 7:38am

WHEELING — A Marshall County resident is suing his former employer and plan administrators, citing alleged violation of workers compensation acts.