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Wayne Co. golf course operators accused of not paying note

Philip Gonzales Jul. 25, 2016, 2:03pm

WAYNE — A commercial bank is suing The Silo Golf Course LLC and Mark B. Pinson, golf course operators, citing alleged breach of contract.

Car manufacturer, dealer accused of warranty breach

Philip Gonzales Jul. 25, 2016, 1:55pm

PINEVILLE — Two Wyoming County residents are suing General Motors LLC and Beckley Buick-GMC Auto Mall Inc., a car manufacturer and dealer, citing alleged breach of warranty.

Three consumers allege predatory lending practices

Philip Gonzales Jul. 25, 2016, 1:50pm

NEW CUMBERLAND — Three consumers are suing Countrywide Home Loans Inc., D. J. Harda Corp., Douglas J. Harda, Bank of America NA and Sterus Inc., citing alleged loan servicing abuse.

Leasehold owner accuses working interest owners of breach of contract

Philip Gonzales Jul. 25, 2016, 1:41pm

WEST UNION — A leasehold owner is suing Atlas Enameling Company, New Cornelia Extension Copper Corp., United Exploration Company et. al., working interest owners, citing alleged breach of contract.

Beckley resident accuses General Motors LLC of breach of warranty

Philip Gonzales Jul. 25, 2016, 1:37pm

BECKLEY — A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against General Motors LLC, a car manufacturer, citing alleged breach of warranty.

Woman blames trucking company for injuries

Philip Gonzales Jul. 22, 2016, 8:33pm

WHEELING — A woman is suing Murray Trucking Inc., a trucking company, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Consumer sues debt collector over alleged law violation

Philip Gonzales Jul. 22, 2016, 8:29pm

WAYNE — A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against Resurgent Capital Services LP, a debt collector, citing alleged unlawful collection practices.

Wrongful death claim alleges negligence at hospital

Philip Gonzales Jul. 22, 2016, 8:23pm

BECKLEY — A personal representative of a deceased woman's estate is suing Appalachian Regional Healthcare Inc. d/b/a Beckey Appalachian Regional Hospital, and hospital administrator Rocco Massey in a wrongful death suit alleging negligence in hospital care.

Laboratory company seeks payment for services

Philip Gonzales Jul. 22, 2016, 8:14pm

WINFIELD — A laboratory company has filed a class-action lawsuit against Trinity Coal Corporation and Frasure Creek Mining LLC, a coal mining company, citing alleged breach of contract.

Driver, insurer sued after truck allegedly goes off road and causes damage

Philip Gonzales Jul. 22, 2016, 8:11pm

BECKLEY — Four vehicle owners, one of whom is a property owner, are suing Charles D. Thompson and Hartford Insurance Company of the Midwest, a truck operator and his insurer, alleging insufficient measures taken to prevent damages and failure to pay claims.

Beckley attorney accused of embezzlement arrested again

Kyla Asbury Jul. 22, 2016, 10:28am

BECKLEY – Beckley attorney Richard E. Hardison Jr. has been arrested again, this time facing additional charges for using a client’s settlement money to pay his bond. Hardison is already facing drug and embezzlement charges.

Hiring rate beats national average for WVU College of Law grads in 2015

April Bamburg Jul. 22, 2016, 10:25am

MORGANTOWN – Students at the West Virginia University School of Law were largely successful in finding employment after graduation in 2015, and they've topped the national average, according to figures from the American Bar Association.

AG's office announces weekend mobile office visits to flood areas of Clay, Kanawha counties

Chris Dickerson Jul. 21, 2016, 6:33pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's mobile office will visit flood-damaged areas of Clay and Kanawha counties this weekend.

Woman sues Girl Scout Council for wrongful termination

Kyla Asbury Jul. 21, 2016, 6:22pm

PARKERSBURG – A former employee is suing Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council Inc. after she claims she was wrongfully terminated for reporting theft.

Two lawsuits filed against CAMC for age discrimination, wrongful termination

Kyla Asbury Jul. 21, 2016, 6:14pm

CHARLESTON – Two lawsuits have been filed against Charleston Area Medical Center after the plaintiffs claim the hospital discriminated against them based on their ages and then wrongfully terminated their employments.

98 individuals say Alpha Natural Resources contaminated their water

Kyla Asbury Jul. 21, 2016, 6:10pm

WELCH – Ninety-eight individuals are suing Alpha Natural Resources Services LLC after they claim it contaminated their water with inorganic trace elements.