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Apparent murder-suicide leads to wrongful death lawsuit

Chris Dickerson Jan. 25, 2006, 2:41am

CHARLESTON -- A September murder-suicide in Dunbar has resulted in a wrongful death lawsuit.

Security worker blames Charleston motel for his slip and fall

Chris Dickerson Jan. 24, 2006, 4:25pm

CHARLESTON -- A Hurricane man says the Charleston Super 8 is responsible for injuries he sustained while providing security at the motel.

Verizon worker says he was wrongly suspended

Chris Dickerson Jan. 24, 2006, 4:13pm

CHARLESTON – A Verizon employee has sued the company in connection with him being suspended from his job last year.

Kanawha woman sues drivers, car dealer in accident suit

Chris Dickerson Jan. 24, 2006, 3:54pm

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman has filed a lawsuit against the two drivers in an automobile accident in which she was a passenger as well as one of the drivers' employer.

Couple blames mall, store and landscaper for slip on ice

Chris Dickerson Jan. 24, 2006, 6:44am

CHARLESTON – A couple blames the owners of the St. Albans Mall, the Radio Shack at the shopping center and the company hired to clean the parking lot for the wife's slip and fall on the parking lot.

Legal loyalties obvious for annual WVU-MU battle

Chris Dickerson Jan. 23, 2006, 1:00am

Cory Dennison CHARLESTON – Cory Dennison played football for Marshall University, and he's now a third-year law student at West Virginia University. But when it comes to picking sides in Wednesday's annual Toyota Capital Classic basketball game, he isn't torn. He bleeds green and white.

No new reports of Sago soliciting

Chris Dickerson Jan. 20, 2006, 1:00am

One thousand white balloons are released following the Jan. 15 service at Wesley Chapel on the campus of West Virginia Wesleyan College where a memorial service was held to honor the men who died in the Sago mine disaster. CHARLESTON – One Pennsylvania lawyer placed an ad in the Buckhannon newspaper looking for business in the wake of the Sago Mine disaster.

Elkins couple awarded $1.85 million for man's botched surgery

Chris Dickerson Jan. 19, 2006, 2:25am

ELKINS -- A Randolph County man and his wife have been awarded more than $1.85 million after he lost his eyesight during a spinal operation.

Man hasn't paid back loan from now-deceased woman, suit claims

Chris Dickerson Jan. 18, 2006, 7:10pm

CHARLESTON – A woman says a man who borrowed money from her now-deceased mother has failed to pay all of the loan back.

Man blames South Charleston company for his fall into manhole

Chris Dickerson Jan. 18, 2006, 6:45pm

CHARLESTON – A man says a South Charleston business is to blame for him falling into an open manhole.

Webster County miner sues after falling over gob at sister mine to Sago

Chris Dickerson Jan. 18, 2006, 6:30pm

CHARLESTON – A Webster County couple has filed a lawsuit after the husband injured himself falling over gob at an Upshur County coal mine and had to have hip replacement surgery.

Man seeks $70,000 for slip and fall at Wal-Mart

Chris Dickerson Jan. 18, 2006, 5:08pm

CHARLESTON – A slip and fall at the South Charleston Wal-Mart has a man seeking a $70,000 judgment from the retail giant.

Man seeks up to $75,000 after fall at Cross Lanes eatery

Chris Dickerson Jan. 18, 2006, 5:02pm

CHARLESTON – A man seeks a judgment of up to $75,000 after slipping and falling at a Cross Lanes restaurant.

Woman blames church, city for fall on sidewalk

Chris Dickerson Jan. 18, 2006, 5:00pm

CHARLESTON – A woman blames a church and the City of Charleston for her fall on a city sidewalk.

Baltimore woman sues after fall at Canaan Valley Resort

Chris Dickerson Jan. 18, 2006, 5:00pm

CHARLESTON – A Baltimore woman seeks compensation after injuring herself in a fall at Canaan Valley Resort.

Man, son file two suits over same accident

Chris Dickerson Jan. 18, 2006, 4:49pm

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man and his son have filed two lawsuits against Sears and one of its employees for a 2003 automobile accident on Interstate 77.

Charleston restaurant owes more than $15,000, supply company says

Chris Dickerson Jan. 18, 2006, 4:39pm

CHARLESTON – A restaurant supply company has filed suit against a downtown Charleston eatery, claiming it owes more than $15,000 on a promissory note.

Lincoln County couple says truck they bought is a lemon

Chris Dickerson Jan. 18, 2006, 4:26pm

CHARLESTON – A Lincoln County couple claims a truck they bought at Moses Ford is a lemon.

South Charleston woman calls contractors' work on her home 'shoddy'

Chris Dickerson Jan. 18, 2006, 4:10pm

CHARLESTON – A South Charleston woman claims contractors did a shoddy job in building a deck and other work on her home, and she wants compensated for it.

Man seeks up to $75,000 after fall at Cross Lanes eatery

Chris Dickerson Jan. 18, 2006, 4:02pm

CHARLESTON – A man seeks a judgment of up to $75,000 after slipping and falling at a Cross Lanes restaurant.