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Walker shares her conservative vision for state Supreme Court

Feb. 11, 2016, 10:50am by

CHARLESTON – With less than 100 days before the election, Beth Walker is campaigning full-time for a seat on the state Supreme Court of Appeals. “We continue to be very busy, traveling all across West Virginia,” Walker said. “We’ve been going full steam every day since June 11. But, to be honest, I really enjoy traveling around the state and meeting people. So, there are no complaints here.” more...

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Bank officer accuses MetLife of refusing to honor her disability claim

Feb. 11, 2016, 4:58pm by

PRINCETON — A Mercer County woman is suing MetLife in a dispute involving long-term disability benefits.

Customer blames casino for torn rotator cuff in slip-and-fall incident

Feb. 11, 2016, 4:25pm by

WHEELING — An Ohio man is suing Wheeling Island Hotel Casino for injuries he allegedly suffered from slipping and falling on the premises.

Tobacco-shops firm accused of defaulting on note

Feb. 11, 2016, 3:49pm by

WHEELING — A Wheeling business is suing a customer for allegedly defaulting on a promissory note executed in 2013.

Forums allow a chance to interact with Business Court

Feb. 11, 2016, 11:36am by

Stuart McMillan

CHARLESTON — The National Business Institute (NBI) has partnered with a law firm to moderate judicial forums in Charleston and Morgantown this spring. The upcoming seminars, set for May and April, will revolve around the West Virginia Business Court and judiciary takes on litigation, and will be managed by two Bowles Rice partners. Stuart McMillan and Andrew Fusco will each manage their own seminar, respectively.

Justices say injury was not caused by accident at work

Feb. 11, 2016, 11:07am by

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that an injury a man sustained was not caused by an accident at work. The court found that the decision of the Board of Review was not in clear violation of any constitutional or statutory provision, nor was it clearly the result of erroneous conclusions of law, nor was it based upon a material misstatement or mischaracterization of the evidentiary record, according to the Feb. 4 memorandum decision.

State Supreme Court affirms Office of Judges decision

Feb. 11, 2016, 11:04am by

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals affirmed a 2014 decision made by the Office of Judges in regard to a man’s 2012 injury. The court found that the decision of the Board of Review was not in clear violation of any constitutional or statutory provision, according to the Feb. 4 memorandum decision.

Couple accuse General Motors of selling defective truck

Feb. 10, 2016, 4:58pm by

PINEVILLE — A Wyoming County couple is suing General Motors for alleged defects in a new truck they purchased early last year.

Landowners cite breach of contract against CLS Group over mineral leases

Feb. 10, 2016, 4:42pm by

WHEELING — A West Virginia real estate firm and other property owners are suing CLS Group and several other defendants in a dispute involving mineral rights.

Woman accuses Family Dollar of retaliatory discharge

Feb. 10, 2016, 4:12pm by

PINEVILLE — A Wyoming County woman is suing Family Dollar Stores, a company where she worked for seven years, claiming the defendant fired her after she filed a workers’ compensation claim.

Nursing home faces suit alleging wrongful death

Feb. 10, 2016, 3:35pm by

PRINCETON — A Mason County woman is suing Princeton Health Care Center, claiming the nursing home's neglect of her mother’s care contributed to her death.