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Eastern West Virginia counties top list of local economic investment

Carrie Salls Jul. 28, 2016, 9:47am

MARTINSBURG – Berkeley County topped the list of West Virginia counties receiving the greatest amount of investment in their local economies, as revealed by financial technology company SmartAsset’s recently completed second annual study on the issue.

Certified nursing assistant claims retaliatory termination

The West Virginia Record Jul. 27, 2016, 7:42pm

WHEELING — A certified nursing assistant is suing Good Shepherd Nursing Home LLC, a former employer, citing alleged wrongful termination.

Ohio company claims unjust enrichment

The West Virginia Record Jul. 27, 2016, 7:34pm

BECKLEY — An Ohio corporation is suing Orchard Coal Company and Regan & Sierra Management LLC, citing alleged unjust enrichment.

Woman blames driver for rear-end collision

The West Virginia Record Jul. 27, 2016, 7:30pm

FAIRMONT — A woman is suing fellow motorist Jesse Reynolds, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Man says insurance providers breached contract

The West Virginia Record Jul. 27, 2016, 7:25pm

BECKLEY — A homeowner is suing Erie Insurance Property & Casualty and Pat Reed Insurance Inc., insurance providers, citing alleged breach of contract and negligent misrepresentation.

Man claims wet floor in store led to head injury

The West Virginia Record Jul. 27, 2016, 7:21pm

PHILIPPI — A customer is suing Family Dollar Stores of West Virginia Inc., a retail store operator, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

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.