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Law firm breached contact, suit claims

Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury Mar. 12, 2015, 11:45am

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Michael Martin & Associates and its named attorney for breach of contract.

Lawyer wants Davis off nursing home appeal

Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury Jan. 16, 2015, 12:34pm

CHARLESTON – One attorney has written a letter to the state Supreme Court saying he believes Justice Robin Jean Davis should recuse herself from a nursing home case because of her husband's sale of an airplane to the plaintiffs' law firm in the case.

Mesh litigation on the rise, Hellhole report says

Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury Dec. 18, 2014, 8:22am

CHARLESTON – Aside from asbestos claims, mesh litigation has become the largest mass tort and is centered in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, according to the latest Judicial Hellholes report released by the American Tort Reform Foundation.

Rapper Wiz Khalifa named in Morgantown lawsuit

Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury Jun. 17, 2014, 8:15am

MORGANTOWN - A well-known rapper is part of a Monongalia County lawsuit.

SEC has emergency meeting after Loughry suit

Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury Jul. 31, 2012, 7:48am

Loughry CHARLESTON – A day after state Supreme Court candidate Allen Loughry sued the State Election Commission for not following through in providing his campaign public financing money, the panel held an emergency meeting.

Law firms file class action against Mountain State University

Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury Jul. 12, 2012, 3:00am

Webb CHARLESTON – Two Charleston law firms have filed a lawsuit against Mountain State University on behalf of students of the university.

Former employee sues Huddleston Bolen for discrimination

Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury May 24, 2012, 5:45am

Rich CHARLESTON -- A former associate attorney at Huddleston Bolen is suing the law firm after she claims she was discriminated against because of her gender.

Bottle rocket incident leads to fraternity lawsuit

Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury Feb. 3, 2012, 4:21am

HUNTINGTON -- Bottle rockets, a man's anus and a fraternity party have resulted in a lawsuit.

National College calls McGraw investigation unlawful

Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury Dec. 21, 2011, 4:20am

McGraw CHARLESTON -- The National College of Virginia, Inc. is suing West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw for an investigation it claims is unlawful.

Senate Judiciary plans to slow nomination hearings

Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury Nov. 22, 2011, 3:38am

Groh WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has decided to slow down nomination hearings to give time to confirm pending nominees.

Summers Co. woman sues McGraw for wrongful termination

Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury Nov. 14, 2011, 5:30am

McGraw CHARLESTON -- A former employee is suing Attorney General Darrell McGraw after she claims her employment was wrongfully terminated.

WVU files suit to get out of Big East quickly

Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury Nov. 1, 2011, 3:15am

MORGANTOWN – West Virginia University has filed a lawsuit against the Big East Conference to be able to move quickly to the Big XII.

Senate Judiciary approves Groh for federal court

Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury Oct. 6, 2011, 8:35am

Groh WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday voted to approve Berkeley Circuit Judge Gina M. Groh to the federal court, along with four other judges in different states.

Yellow Book sues law firm for failure to pay for ads

Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury May 27, 2011, 2:45am

WINFIELD –- Yellow Book Sales & Distribution Company is suing Klein & Hall after it claims it failed to pay for advertising services.

Supreme Court issues final version of revised rules

Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury Oct. 19, 2010, 8:44am

Davis CHARLESTON -- The state Supreme Court's Revised Rules of Appellate Procedure are ready and will go into effect Dec. 1.

Phone book company sues law firm, two attorneys

Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury Jul. 14, 2010, 4:00am

Giatras CHARLESTON -- Ogden Directories is suing Giatras Law Firm and attorneys Troy N. Giatras and Rusty Webb after it claims they failed to pay nearly $200,000 for advertising.

W.Va. legal community mourns Byrd

Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury Jun. 28, 2010, 6:00am

Byrd CHARLESTON -- Members of the West Virginia legal community are mourning the death of U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd.

Another Upper Big Branch widow files suit

Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury Jun. 16, 2010, 3:26am

MADISON -- The widow of a miner employed more than four years at the Upper Big Branch Mine has filed the second wrongful death suit related to the April 5 explosion that killed 29 coal miners.

Charleston attorney sues fitness firm, owner for failure to deliver equipment

Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury May 10, 2010, 8:24am

Segal CHARLESTON -- A prominent Charleston attorney is suing Taylor Made Fitness and its owner after he claims they failed to deliver fitness equipment to him.

Former employee sues Chesapeake Energy for breach of contract, fraud

Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury Feb. 19, 2010, 4:27am

CHARLESTON -- A former employee is suing Chesapeake Energy Corporation and Chesapeake Appalachia for breach of contract and fraud.