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Huntington firm leading group filing opioid cases across the country

Chris Dickerson Aug. 18, 2017, 1:16pm

HUNTINGTON – A Huntington-based firm is leading a legal team that recently has filed nearly a dozen federal lawsuits on behalf of government agencies from Ohio and Alabama against drug companies for their alleged role in the opioid epidemic.

New WVAJ president wants to tell how attorneys are involved in communities

Chris Dickerson Aug. 18, 2017, 10:16am

MARTINSBURG – The new president of the West Virginia Association for Justice wants to highlight how the group’s member attorneys are involved in their communities.

McCuskey to serve as chairman for Jenkins' Senate campaign

Chris Dickerson Aug. 18, 2017, 8:24am

HUNTINGTON — West Virginia state Auditor JB McCuskey will serve as campaign chairman for Evan Jenkins’ campaign for U.S. Senate.

State leaders praise Trump's declaration of national emergency in opioid crisis

Chris Dickerson Aug. 17, 2017, 1:03pm

CHARLESTON – West Virginia officials have praised President Donald Trump’s recent move to declare the opioid epidemic a national emergency.

Morrisey, other AGs ask Congress to amend sex trafficking law

Chris Dickerson Aug. 16, 2017, 12:15pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has joined a coalition of 50 state and territorial attorneys general in urging Congress to affirm that all law-enforcement agencies retain their traditional authority to fight sex trafficking.

Vice President Pence to speak at W.Va. Chamber meeting

Chris Dickerson Aug. 16, 2017, 9:06am

CHARLESTON – Vice President Mike Pence will speak later this month at the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce's 81st Annual Meeting and Business Summit.

State AG, SOS ask U.S. Supreme Court to protect election integrity

Chris Dickerson Aug. 16, 2017, 8:15am

CHARLESTON — Two elected West Virginia officials are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to protect election integrity while reviewing a case out of Ohio that questions a commonly used process to maintain the accuracy of voter lists.

West Virginia legal leaders mourn death of Cleckley

Chris Dickerson Aug. 15, 2017, 12:04pm

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia legal community is mourning the death of former state Supreme Court Justice Franklin D. Cleckley, who died Aug. 14 at his home in Morgantown. He was 77.

Jenkins, Manchin attack Cardinal for including Lily's Place in opioid motion

Chris Dickerson Aug. 14, 2017, 11:51am

WASHINGTON – Two members of West Virginia’s congressional delegation are criticizing Cardinal Health’s inclusion of a Huntington neonatal clinic as helping create the opioid abuse problem.

AG's office announces Off to College Consumer Protection Week

Chris Dickerson Aug. 14, 2017, 10:16am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is kicking off the office’s fourth annual Off to College Consumer Protection Week on Aug. 14. The weeklong series is designed to raise awareness of consumer protection issues facing students.

AG's office unveils guidelines to deter skimming at the gas pump

Chris Dickerson Aug. 10, 2017, 2:59pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has debuted a list of guidelines for convenience stores and gas stations to help secure consumers’ financial information at the pump.

AG's office urges flood victims to verify contractors

Chris Dickerson Aug. 9, 2017, 3:20pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is urging state residents forced to deal with recent flood damage to be cautious when hiring others to assist with repair and cleanup. The advice comes in light of significant floods that impacted portions of northern and north central West Virginia.

AG has second faith-based addiction program at Fairmont

Chris Dickerson Aug. 9, 2017, 3:00pm

FAIRMONT — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office continued its faith-based initiative aimed at empowering religious groups across West Virginia in the fight against substance abuse with a stop at Fairmont.

Manchin says he 'doesn't give a sh-t' about Morrisey's demand

Chris Dickerson Aug. 7, 2017, 4:20pm

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has asked U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin to resign from Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s leadership team. Manchin’s response was blunt.

Morrisey provides update report on Frontier settlement

Chris Dickerson Aug. 4, 2017, 1:05pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says Frontier Communications has increased internet speeds for approximately 40 percent of customers impacted by its estimated $160 million settlement with West Virginia.

AG's office takes faith-based fight against opioids to Fairmont

Chris Dickerson Aug. 4, 2017, 12:54pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey will travel to north central West Virginia to continue a faith-based initiative aimed at empowering religious groups across West Virginia in the fight against substance abuse.

Woman accuses Oak Ridge Center of discrimination

Chris Dickerson Aug. 4, 2017, 11:53am

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Oak Ridge Center after she claims she was discriminated against.

Justice switches back to GOP; leaders from both sides react

Chris Dickerson Aug. 4, 2017, 10:56am

CHARLESTON – Gov. Jim Justice says the Democratic Party left him, not the other way around. During an Aug. 3 rally in Huntington for President Donald Trump, Justice announced he was planning to switch back to the Republican Party a little over six months after he took office.

Jenkins, Morrisey launch attacks as Trump visits West Virginia again

Chris Dickerson Aug. 2, 2017, 2:42pm

CHARLESTON – As President Donald Trump makes his second visit to the Mountain State in two weeks, two Republicans fighting for a U.S. Senate seat are taking the opportunity to take jabs at each other.

AG's office secures refun​​​​​ds, shuts down charter bus company

Chris Dickerson Aug. 1, 2017, 9:30am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has achieved a temporary injunction to shut down a charter bus company and force its owners to refund more than $22,600 for two canceled field trips and a family vacation.