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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.
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.
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.
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 – 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PRINCETON — A couple is suing the corporation that runs a local grocery chain after the wife allegedly fell and injured herself in one of its stores.