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U.S. SC sides with states, halts EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Feb. 10, 2016, 8:22am by

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton hailed the high court’s decision to stay the agency’s new rule, calling it a “major victory” for Americans. The White House disagreed with the court’s order, but said it is confident the agency will prevail in the court challenge. more...

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Disabled woman accuses federal prison where she worked of discrimination

Feb. 8, 2016, 5:21pm by

BECKLEY — A Raleigh County couple is suing the United States of America, claiming the federal prison where the wife worked created a hostile environment based on her disability.

Justices: Board of review relied on misstatement, mischaracterization

Feb. 8, 2016, 12:26pm by

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals says that a Board of Review decision should be reversed after it found that the board’s decision was based upon a material misstatement or mischaracterization of the evidentiary record. The claim was remanded with instructions to authorize an evaluation by a doctor at Orthopaedic and Spine Surgery Associates for Frank Johnson Jr.’s lower back injury he suffered during his employment, according to a memorandum decision filed Feb.

Man accuses John Skidmore Development of workers’ comp discrimination

Feb. 8, 2016, 12:20pm by

CLARKSBURG – A man is suing John Skidmore Development Inc. for discriminating against him for attempting to receive workers’ compensation benefits. John K. Skidmore II and Gregory B. Skidmore were also named as defendants in the suit. The defendants removed the lawsuit to federal court because the federal court is the correct jurisdiction, as the plaintiff’s first cause of action arises under federal law.

Police officer sues City of Kenova for forcing him to quit

Feb. 8, 2016, 12:17pm by

WAYNE – A former Kenova police officer is suing the city after he claims he was forced to quit his job under threat. Brandon Willis began his employment with the city on Oct. 20, 2008, when he was sworn in as a police officer, according to a complaint filed in Wayne Circuit Court.

Woman accuses 3D Construction of discrimination, invasion of privacy

Feb. 8, 2016, 12:07pm by

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing 3D Construction after she claims it discriminated against her and invaded her privacy. Laura Daniel was also named as a defendant in the suit. Nichole Ballard was hired as a secretary by 3D in August 2013 and since her date of hire, she has been subjected to severe and pervasive sexual harassment and a hostile work environment by Daniel, according to a complaint filed in Wood Circuit Court and removed to federal court.

Wayne Co. man sues Mountaineer Contractors for breach

Feb. 8, 2016, 12:01pm by

WAYNE – A Prichard man is suing Mountaineer Contractors Inc. after he claims it breached an agreement with him. Samuel A. Brown owns and resides on 12.642 acres in Butler District of Wayne County in Prichard, according to a complaint filed Jan. 6 in Wayne Circuit Court.

Woman says Nytis Exploration violated state code

Feb. 8, 2016, 11:59am by

WAYNE – A woman is using Nytis Exploration Co. after she claims it violated West Virginia code by refusing to cancel agreements it allegedly fraudulently coerced her to enter into.

Putnam County woman alleges companies tried to collect debt that has been paid in full

Feb. 6, 2016, 7:24pm by

WINFIELD – A resident of Putnam County is suing debt collectors for allegedly trying to collect more money after she claims she paid the debt in full.

Quickbooks creator accused of breach of contract

Feb. 6, 2016, 7:12pm by

WHEELING – An individual and two Ohio County companies are seeking damages from Intuit over claims that Intuit failed to process direct deposit transactions in a timely manner.

Man says R.T. Rogers supervisor forced him to drive truck without seatbelts in snowstorm

Feb. 6, 2016, 1:03pm by

HINTON — A man who was injured in a motor vehicle accident while using a company vehicle is suing  his employer and doctors alleging violations of state and federal regulations.