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Putnam Co. man says Hurricane PD violated his civil rights

Aug. 31, 2015, 12:14pm by

HUNTINGTON – A Putnam County man claims three Hurricane police officers violated his civil rights in a Wal-mart parking lot. William Stanley filed his federal lawsuit Aug. 19 against the City of Hurricane and Hurricane Police Department officers T.W. more...

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Nationwide sues Liberty Transportation over water damage from refrigerator

Aug. 31, 2015, 6:08pm by

An insurance company has filed suit over an incorrectly installed refrigerator that caused considerable water damage to an insured party's home. Nationwide Property & Casualty Insurance Company filed a lawsuit on Aug. 14 in Ohio County Circuit Court in West Virginia against Liberty Transportation, Inc. for the costs of water damage incurred after a refrigerator was installed incorrectly.

Wheeling woman fired after short-term disability leave sues ex-employer

Aug. 31, 2015, 6:02pm by

An employee who took an extended leave of absence on short-term disability was shocked when she wasn't reinstated upon returning to work. Edna J. Tullius, of Wheeling, West Virginia, filed suit against former employer Silgan Plastics Corp., a Delaware-based company licensed to operate in West Virginia, on Aug.11 after she was let go upon returning from short-term disability leave.

Insurance company accuses funeral home of filing false claims

Aug. 31, 2015, 11:14am by

HUNTINGTON – A Putnam County funeral home operator allegedly filed almost $1 million in false insurance claims by claiming more than 100 people were dead, according to a federal lawsuit. Homesteaders Life Company filed its complaint Aug. 19 in U.S. District Court against Gatens-Harding Funeral Home Inc. as well as owners Chad R. Harding and Billie J. Harding. Homesteaders claims the funeral home falsely reported the deaths of 111 people who had signed up for pre-need funeral services a

AG transfers surplus antitrust funds to state's General Revenue Fund

Aug. 28, 2015, 3:07pm by

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey on Friday announced plans to transfer more than $60,000 of surplus funds from his office’s antitrust activities to the state’s General Revenue Fund. “I’m proud to have a robust Antitrust Division that diligently works to ensure fair competition in our state’s markets,” Morrisey said.

GW counselor says principal, school board spread false info about her

Aug. 28, 2015, 2:54pm by

CHARLESTON – A counselor at George Washington High School says the principal has pushed her to retire and spread false information about her. Mary “Kackie” Eller filed her lawsuit Aug. 14 in Kanawha Circuit Court against the Kanawha County Board of Education and GW Principal George Aulenbacher.

Man files another negligence suit against former attorney

Aug. 28, 2015, 2:30pm by

CHARLESTON – A man who hired a former attorney to handle an auto accident case for him has sued the lawyer, claiming he allowed the statute of limitations to run out.

Couple sues Preston County, alleging injuries from schoolhouse accident

Aug. 28, 2015, 12:50pm by

NEW CUMBERLAND—A Hancock County couple is suing two related Preston County bodies and one or more unknown individuals, alleging personal injuries in a visit to a public site maintained by the defendants.

Army veteran sues Home Depot, alleging disability discrimination

Aug. 28, 2015, 12:36pm by

WINFIELD—An Army veteran from Putnam County is suing Home Depot, alleging employment law infringement

Mercer man accuses Arby’s of harassment, retaliatory discharge

Aug. 28, 2015, 12:25pm by

PRINCETON—A Mercer County man is suing Arby's and its local manager, alleging retaliatory discharge in his employment period and subsequent firing.

Mercer County law officer sues Mercer Wrecker Service, alleging slander

Aug. 28, 2015, 12:14pm by

PRINCETON—A Mercer County deputy sheriff is suing an automotive business and its principal, alleging extreme and outrageous conduct, libel, and slander, which he says damaged his reputation.