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U.S. Chamber urges Tomblin to sign AG 'sunshine bill'

Feb. 10, 2016, 6:00pm by

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform is pushing Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to sign legislation providing transparency to how the state Attorney General's office operates. ILR President Lisa A. Rickard applauded the state Legislature for passing House Bill 4007, which promotes transparency and limits contingency fees when the AG's office hires outside private plaintiffs’ lawyers. more...

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Delbarton man accuses Williamson Memorial of HIPAA violations

Feb. 10, 2016, 12:17pm by

CHARLESTON – A Delbarton man is suing Williamson Memorial Hospital after he claims it violated HIPAA by disclosing personal information about his surgery.

Injections necessary for man’s 1986 injury, Justices rule

Feb. 10, 2016, 12:11pm by

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that the injections sought by a man for his injury are medically necessary and should be allowed. The court has considered the parties’ briefs and the record on appeal, according to a memorandum decision filed Feb. 4 by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals

Law firm continues free Valentine's Day divorce for eighth year

Feb. 9, 2016, 5:22pm by

CHARLESTON – The Webb Law Centre is offering its eighth annual free Valentine's Day divorce to the person who presents the "most compelling story." The Webb Law Centre will choose the winner based on its opinion of whose story is the most convincing of why they deserve the free divorce. The divorce is limited to an uncontested, no-fault divorce with no or minimal child custody issues.

Motorist sues for alleged negligence in collision

Feb. 9, 2016, 3:33pm by

GRAFTON — A Taylor County woman is suing Ervins Auto Repair and several other individuals, claiming liability for nearly $18,000 in medical costs for an accident involving an tow truck.

Suit against Hampton Inn alleges bug infestation

Feb. 9, 2016, 3:03pm by

MORGANTOWN — A suit filed by a Pennsylvania couple seeks damages from the Hampton Inn in Morgantown and its owners over a dispute involving an alleged infestation of insects and mites.

Auto wholesaler seeks to move sexual harassment claim to federal court

Feb. 9, 2016, 2:31pm by

MARTINSBURG — Cascade Auto Wholesalers and three other defendants in a sexual harassment lawsuit filed a petition Feb. 3 to move the case from Berkeley Circuit Court to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia Martinsburg Division.

State Farm asks to move liability case from state to federal court

Feb. 9, 2016, 1:59pm by

CHARLESTON — State Farm Insurance and two other defendants in a lawsuit have petitioned to move their case from Kanawha Circuit Court to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia at Charleston.

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.