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Kanawha circuit judge holds hearing on right-to-work law

Kyla Asbury Dec. 6, 2016, 12:15pm

CHARLESTON – Kanawha Circuit Judge Jennifer Bailey conducted a hearing on whether West Virginia will become a right-to-work state, saying she would consider both sides and suggested they get back to the issue in 2017.

Patient file suit against doctors, West Virginia University over alleged burn during surgery

Michael Abella Dec. 6, 2016, 10:43am

MORGANTOWN – A patient alleges his arm was burned during a surgery at a Morgantown medical facility.

Driver files suit for damages after accident with tractor-trailer

Philip Gonzales Dec. 6, 2016, 10:43am

RIPLEY – A South Carolina driver alleges he was struck by a tractor-trailer.

Couple blames Marshall University, Logan hospital for injuries

Philip Gonzales Dec. 6, 2016, 10:42am

LOGAN — A Logan County couple is suing Marshall University and a Logan County hospital, alleging the defendants' negligence led to injuries for the husband. 

Insurance beneficiary alleges State Farm breached contract

Philip Gonzales Dec. 6, 2016, 10:41am

POINT PLEASANT — A Point Pleasant man is suing State Farm, alleging breach of an insurance contract.

Arch Coal dispatcher alleges he was wrongfully terminated for cooperation in investigation

Philip Gonzales Dec. 6, 2016, 10:40am

BECKLEY – A Logan man alleges he was wrongfully terminated from his position as a dispatcher for a coal company because of his involvement in an investigation.

Mechanic claims Chaney's Auto Repair & Towing wrongfully terminated him

Philip Gonzales Dec. 6, 2016, 10:39am

NEW CUMBERLAND – A mechanic alleges his former Hancock County employer wrongfully terminated him while he was on disability leave for an injury.

Wheeling motorist accuses insurer of breaching contract

Philip Gonzales Dec. 6, 2016, 10:39am

WHEELING — A Wheeling motorist is suing a Pennsylvania insurance company, alleging failure to comply with contractual obligations. 

Mountaineer Casino Racetrack and Resort patron alleges chair broke, caused injuries

Philip Gonzales Dec. 6, 2016, 10:39am

NEW CUMBERLAND – A Pennsylvania couple alleges the wife was injured when a chair she was using at a slot machine collapsed at a Chester casino.

Natural Resource Partners presents 12th Annual Energy & Natural Resource Symposium

Kyla Asbury Dec. 5, 2016, 5:28pm

HUNTINGTON – Natural Resource Partners presented the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 12th Annual Energy & Natural Resource Symposium Monday , highlighting the connection between energy, healthcare and infrastructure.

Raleigh County man accuses multiple entities of unlawful seizure

Michael Abella Dec. 5, 2016, 3:09pm

CHARLESTON — A Raleigh County man is suing a variety of defendants, alleging unlawful seizure, battery and malicious prosecution.

Customer alleges dealer sold unsafe pickup truck

Michael Abella Dec. 5, 2016, 3:08pm

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County woman is suing a Charleston vehicle dealer, alleging the defendant is guilty of negligent misrepresentation.

West Virginia Judicial Association elects new officers

Carrie Salls Dec. 5, 2016, 3:02pm

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Judicial Association has elected new officers, including new President Christopher C. Wilkes.

Insurance firm alleges pole barn manufacturer, contractor owe $171,000

Philip Gonzales Dec. 2, 2016, 11:34am

WINFIELD — An insurance firm is suing a pole barn manufacturer and a contractor, alleging breach of contract and breach of warranty in owing more than $171,000. 

Housekeeper accuses Red Roof Inns of discrimination

Philip Gonzales Dec. 2, 2016, 11:32am

CHARLESTON — A housekeeper is suing Red Roof Inns, a co-employee and a supervisor, alleging a hostile and unsafe work environment and sexual discrimination.

U.S. labor secretary accuses Bluefield contractor of compensation violations

Philip Gonzales Dec. 2, 2016, 11:31am

BLUEFIELD — The U.S. secretary of labor is suing a Bluefield contractor and a real estate company, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in failing to pay proper overtime.