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CALA: 'Major donor' to Davis sits on judicial panel

Jul. 29, 2015, 3:36pm by Chris Dickerson

CHARLESTON -- A legal reform group again is asking for lawmakers to examine the state Judicial Investigation Commission, noting that one of its members is a “major donor” to a state Supreme Court justice for whom it just issued a favorable ruling. West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse says Wheeling attorney Robert Fitzsimmons and his coworkers have been major supporters of Justice Robin... more...

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Huntington woman blames AutoZone for injuries

Jul. 29, 2015, 1:47pm by Kyla Asbury

HUNTINGTON – A Huntington woman is suing AutoZone Parts Inc. for injuries sustained in one of its stores. On Sept. 2, 2013, Mary Jane Goodall was on the premises of AutoZone and was attempting to enter the store when she tripped on the concrete block stop located in the individual parking space, according to a complaint filed in Cabell Circuit Court. Goodall claims immediately upon tripping, she crashed into the sidewalk, causing severe and permanent eye and head injuries. The defendant faile

Woman sues ProHandyman Services for damages

Jul. 29, 2015, 1:41pm by Kyla Asbury

HUNTINGTON – A Huntington woman is suing ProHandyman Services LLC after she claims the company damaged her home. Connie Overstreet's home was damaged by a fire in June 2014 and she contracted with ProHandyman in January to repair the damages to her home, according to a complaint filed in Cabell Circuit Court. Overstreet claims the contract between her and ProHandyman specified the work to be performed was for an estimated $68,964 and the defendant's work was to be performed in seven stages. T

Logan Co. man claims Ford Fiesta was a lemon

Jul. 29, 2015, 12:22pm by Carol Ostrow

LOGAN — A Logan County man is suing Ford, alleging professional negligence in his automobile’s alleged mechanical failure.

Former Genesis employee seeks benefits

Jul. 29, 2015, 12:12pm by Carol Ostrow

RIPLEY — A Jackson County man is suing a health care group doing business in Charleston, alleging unlawful employment practices when he left their employ.

New northern Panhandle judge to be sworn in Aug. 3

Jul. 28, 2015, 8:52am by Chris Dickerson

WELLSBURG – Jason A.

New Logan County judge to be sworn in

Jul. 28, 2015, 8:43am by Chris Dickerson

LOGAN – William Douglas Witten will be sworn in as the newest judge in the Seventh Judicial Circuit (Logan County) at 1 p.m.

AG: Use caution after online photo center breach

Jul. 28, 2015, 8:36am by Chris Dickerson

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is urging consumers to monitor their personal accounts and credit reports after several major retail stores announced a potential data breach with their online photo printing services. “Protecting consumers’ identities and information is of utmost importance to our office,” Morrisey said in a press release.

AG: 'Grandparent scam' happening again

Jul. 28, 2015, 8:31am by Chris Dickerson

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is urging West Virginia seniors to be on alert as the so-called “Grandparent Scam,” where someone pretending to be a person’s grandchild calls and begs for emergency cash, has begun reoccurring around the state. “This scam originally popped up in 2013 and is making its way back into the region this summer,” Morrisey said.

Morrisey asks phone carriers to offer call-blocking technology

Jul. 28, 2015, 8:25am by Chris Dickerson

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and 44 other state Attorneys General are calling on five major telephone companies to offer technology to block scam phone calls. In a joint letter to the chief executives of AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile and CenturyLink, the Attorneys General said a new Federal Communications Commission rule clarification allows telecommunication service providers to offer customers the ability to block scam calls, and verifies that federal law doe

Shareholders disagree with Mylan's use of Dutch foundation

Jul. 27, 2015, 10:46am by Kyla Asbury

CHARLESTON – A group of shareholders of Mylan NV have filed a class action lawsuit against the company, alleging that it misused a Dutch foundation to fend off a takeover by Teva. Heather Bresch and Robert J.