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Fayette Co. residents file suit against CSX for February derailment

Sep. 2, 2015, 7:47pm by

WAYNE – Nearly 100 Fayette County residents have filed a lawsuit against CSX over a February trail derailment that resulted in spilled oil and evacuations. The 96 people filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Wayne Circuit Court against CSX Corporation and CSX Transportation Inc. The plaintiffs seek compensatory and punitive damages from the Feb. 16 accident at Mount Carbon near the Kanawha-Fayette cou... more...

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Cabell woman wants Parole Board to turn over documents, more

Sep. 2, 2015, 2:44pm by

CHARLESTON – A Huntington woman currently serving time for embezzling thousands from a former employer has asked a Kanawha County judge to order the West Virginia Parole Board to turn over a recording of her parole hearing, along with other requested documents. Plaintiff Leigh Ann Zappin filed a complaint in Kanawha Circuit Court seeking the recording and documents, after she was denied parole by the board in May. Zappin argues that the board, including its chairwoman, Benita Murphy, is “delib

Toys R Us removes Kanawha house fire case to federal court

Sep. 2, 2015, 2:15pm by

CHARLESTON – Toys R Us has removed a lawsuit claiming one of its products caused a Kanawha County house fire to federal court, and the company seeks to have the case dismissed. Toys R Us Inc. and Summer Infant Inc. filed to have the case of Travis E.

Financial Pacific Leasing sues Red-Hot Transportation for return of truck

Sep. 2, 2015, 2:08pm by

GLENVILLE—A Washington State-based firm doing business in West Virginia is suing a Gilmer County automotive company and its principal claiming breach of contract in a 2013 monetary dispute.

Sunbelt Tractor & Equipment sues Pipeline Energy over unpaid rental fees

Sep. 2, 2015, 2:03pm by

WEST UNION—A Texas enterprise doing business in West Virginia is suing a Doddridge County energy company in an undated contract dispute.

Logan Co. woman wants state to take care of abandoned mine runoff

Sep. 2, 2015, 12:52pm by

LOGAN – A Logan County woman wants the state to do something about the effects of abandoned mines on her property. Sue Ann Richardson filed a complaint against the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s Office of Abandoned Mine Lands and Reclamation and Acting Director Harold Ward. The suit was filed last month in Logan Circuit Court. Richardson, who lives in Chapmanville, says an artesian spring of acid mine drainage with visible levels of aluminum flows out of the ground on h

Central Supply seeks payment from Preston Co. landscaping firm

Sep. 1, 2015, 5:00pm by

KINGWOOD – Building supply company Central Supply Company of West Virginia, which provides ready-mix concrete, concrete blocks, bricks, wall systems and other related building materials, has filed suit for payment of provided materials to landscaping and irrigation company Britton Landscaping & Irrigation LLC.

Beckley man says McDonald's discriminated against him

Sep. 1, 2015, 12:13pm by

BECKLEY – A Beckley man says a job offer from McDonald’s was revoked because of his disability. William Elwell filed his complaint last month in Raleigh Circuit Court.

Putnam Co. attorney wants car shop, State Farm to finish repairs

Sep. 1, 2015, 11:49am by

WINFIELD – A Putnam County attorney is suing a Winfield automotive shop and an insurance company after his vehicle wasn’t properly repaired. Richard Lindroth filed his complaint last month in Putnam Circuit Court against Greg’s Automotive and State Farm Automobile Insurance.

South Charleston woman blames Town Center mall for injuries

Sep. 1, 2015, 11:33am by

CHARLESTON – A South Charleston woman blames the Charleston Town Center for injuries she received while shopping at the mall. Charlene Adams filed her lawsuit last month in Kanawha Circuit Court against Charleston Town Center SPE LLC, doing business as Charleston Town Center.

Walker campaign announces endorsements from state lawmakers

Sep. 1, 2015, 9:40am by

CHARLESTON – Beth Walker's Supreme Court campaign on Tuesday announced endorsements from state lawmakers. In the announcement, Walker's campaign said the legislators cited "her extensive experience as a lawyer and her independent, conservative judicial philosophy." “I support Beth Walker because she will be an independent voice on our Supreme Court of Appeals," Kanawha County state Senator Ed Gaunch said.