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Adoption of standardized bar exam will allow out-of-state lawyers to practice in W.Va. more easily

Karen Kidd May 31, 2016, 7:49am

CHARLESTON – The state's recent decision to adopt a standardized bar examination, nationally recognized and gaining acceptance, will help attorneys and law firms while cutting down on exam time and expenses, a Judiciary Board of Examiners administrator said during a recent interview.

West Virgina mock trials teach legal lessons

Rick Fahr May 31, 2016, 7:46am

CHARLESTON – West Virginia students have a chance to perform their own version of Law & Order by participating in the state’s Law Adventure program.

Company wants collision case moved to federal court

Robert Hadley May 30, 2016, 1:01pm

MARTINSBURG – The defendant in a case of alleged reckless driving has petitioned to move the case from state to federal court.

Satellite TV provider wants personal injury case heard in federal court

Robert Hadley May 30, 2016, 12:58pm

MARTINSBURG – DISH Network, the defendant in a personal injury case, has petitioned to remove the lawsuit from state to federal court.

Bar patron cries foul in investment deal

Robert Hadley May 30, 2016, 12:55pm

MOUNDSVILLE – A Marshall County woman is suing an area bar after a deal to make her a co-owner allegedly went sour.

Son blames father's decline and death on nursing home

Robert Hadley May 30, 2016, 12:52pm

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man says a pattern of poor care, abuse and neglect at HealthSouth Mountain View Rehab caused his father’s injuries and ultimately led to his death.

Nursing assistant blames work elevator for broken foot

Robert Hadley May 30, 2016, 12:49pm

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman says a foot injury allegedly caused by a malfunctioning elevator door has hampered her ability to work and to care for her disabled son.

Trustee claims defendants owe trust fund $3 million

Molly English-Bowers May 27, 2016, 8:14pm

CHARLESTON – The trustee of a creditors trust is suing over an alleged non-payment of $3 million into the fund, as is purportedly stipulated under a bankruptcy agreement.

Lighting operation claims company owes $21,000

Molly English-Bowers May 27, 2016, 8:09pm

MOOREFIELD – A lighting company is suing over alleged nonpayment of a bill for items purchased by the defendant on credit.

Retired officer petitions court for early retirement benefits

Robert Hadley May 27, 2016, 8:05pm

CHARLESTON – A retired officer with the Nitro Police Department says that although he is fully vested in the department’s pension program, the administrators are forcing him to wait until he reaches age 50 to receive benefits.

Landowners accuse oil, gas firm of contract breach

Robert Hadley May 27, 2016, 8:03pm

MOUNDSVILLE – A group of Marshall County landowners is suing an oil and gas exploration firm in a dispute over royalty payments.

Customer accuses satellite TV provider of negligence in ladder accident

Robert Hadley May 27, 2016, 8:00pm

NEW CUMBERLAND – A Hancock County man is suing a satellite TV provider for injuries allegedly caused by a technician during an installation at his home.

Patient blames manufacturers for drug’s alleged side effects

Robert Hadley May 26, 2016, 8:14pm

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman is suing the makers of an osteoporosis drug for allegedly bringing the medication to market despite warnings it could cause broken bones and other serious side effects.

Receptionist blames firing on alleged discrimination

Robert Hadley May 26, 2016, 8:10pm

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman says she was fired from her job because she requested time off for prenatal care.

Student says injuries tied to lack of supervision

Molly English-Bowers May 26, 2016, 8:09pm

FAYETTEVILLE – A high school student is suing over injuries that he alleges occurred when he was allowed to leave the school building without supervision.

Logan man sues Charleston Area Medical Center for breach of contract

Kyla Asbury May 26, 2016, 2:31pm

CHARLESTON – A Logan man is suing Charleston Area Medical Center for it breached its contract with him and violated the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act. Healthport Technologies LLC and John Doe Billing Companies 1 through 10 were also named as defendants in the suit.