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AG's office reaches $13 million settlement with CashCall

Nov. 25, 2015, 12:10pm by

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has reached a $13 million settlement with CashCall, Inc., a non-bank private lender found to have engaged in abusive debt collections. The settlement, which was finalized last week in Kanawha Circuit Court, requires CashCall to make an immediate $10 million lump sum payment. more...

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Marshall landowners accuse utility companies in lease dispute

Nov. 25, 2015, 1:22pm by

MOUNDSVILLE – A Marshall County couple is suing four utility companies, alleging the defendants are disputing their ownership of the oil and gas taken from land they purchased in 1996.

Counsel: Now it's work for conservation group that bought mines

Nov. 25, 2015, 11:27am by

In a rare and complicated acquisition, the nonprofit land conservation fund Virginia Conservation Legacy Fund (VCLF) purchased a group of bankrupt coalmines from Patriot Coal Corporation.

WVU law professor's book on human rights published

Nov. 25, 2015, 11:21am by

In 2011, the United Nations established the first set of global standards for preventing businesses from violating human rights by adopted the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Now, four years later, a new book has emerged courtesy of a WVU College of Law conference in Sept. 2013.

Woman claims Chesapeake backed out of mineral rights lease

Nov. 25, 2015, 11:02am by

WHEELING – An Ohio County woman says Chesapeake Appalachia offered her money for land and oil and gas royalties only to cancel the deal once rights of way agreements had been signed.

Woman says exterminator didn't pay wages after firing

Nov. 25, 2015, 10:42am by

PRINCETON – A former manager of Standard Exterminating Co.’s Princeton office says she was fired after requesting back pay for time off for surgery.

Son claims father’s death at Glenwood Park a result of negligence

Nov. 25, 2015, 10:27am by

PRINCETON – A Mercer County man has filed a suit against Glenwood Park nursing home, claiming his 76-year-old father developed infections and dehydrations, leading to his death.

Logan man says former employer retaliated against him

Nov. 25, 2015, 9:39am by

LOGAN – A Logan County man is suing his former employer over claims of discriminatory and retaliatory actions.

Man alleges Transworld engaged in illegal debt collection

Nov. 25, 2015, 9:27am by

LOGAN – A Logan County man is suing a collection agency over claims of abusive or unconscionable tactics to collect an alleged debt.

Mingo Co. man claims Aracoma Coal violated his rights

Nov. 25, 2015, 9:15am by

LOGAN – A Mingo County man claims that a Holden coal company fired him after lung problems required him to return to work under a certain qualification.

Ky. company says shipping company owes for goods

Nov. 24, 2015, 2:22pm by

LOGAN – A Kentucky supply company is suing a West Virginia freight shipping company over an unpaid balance for sold goods.