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Petroleum company sues Va. firm for more than $50K

Chris Dickerson Jan. 11, 2006, 1:00am

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County petroleum company has sued a Virginia company for an outstanding balance of more than $50,000.

Verizon sues DOH for cutting cables

Chris Dickerson Jan. 11, 2006, 1:00am

CHARLESTON – Verizon West Virginia has sued the state Department of Transportation for damaging telephone cables in a mowing accident.

Nitro couple says Housing Fund to blame for landslide

Chris Dickerson Jan. 10, 2006, 3:15pm

CHARLESTON – A Nitro couple claims the West Virginia Housing Development Fund is responsible for a landslide on their property.

Logan suit against DEP, CSX moved to Kanawha County

Chris Dickerson Jan. 10, 2006, 3:00pm

CHARLESTON – A lawsuit filed by Logan County residents against CSX Transportation and the state Department of Environmental Protection has been moved to Kanawha Circuit Court.

DOH files two suits for repairs caused by accidents

Chris Dickerson Jan. 10, 2006, 2:51pm

CHARLESTON – The state Division of Highways filed two lawsuits seeking more than $70,000 in payment for repairs that resulted from two accidents in 2003.

Va. man says Workers' Comp obligated to pay him benefits

Chris Dickerson Jan. 10, 2006, 12:30pm

CHARLESTON – A Virginia man claims the West Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission is obligated to pay him permanent total disability benefits after a 1998 work accident.

Charleston man sues over money made in Katrina aftermath

Chris Dickerson Jan. 9, 2006, 8:45am

A satellite view of Hurricane Katrina, which struck the Gulf Coast. CHARLESTON – One Charleston man is suing another over more than $55,000 they earned in a joint venture of cutting and clearing trees and brush in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Trial lawyer group condemns solicitation of mine victims' families

Chris Dickerson Jan. 5, 2006, 9:00am

Jeff Jones CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association is condemning any attorneys who are soliciting clients in the wake of the disaster at the Sago mine.

Boone County woman sues estranged husband after forgeries

Chris Dickerson Jan. 5, 2006, 5:22am

CHARLESTON – Insurance checks with forged signatures are behind a Boone County woman's lawsuit against her estranged husband.

Man sues convenience store after slipping, falling

Chris Dickerson Jan. 5, 2006, 5:20am

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man has sued a convenience store, claiming he slipped and fell at the store.

Raleigh County woman blames doctor for husband's death

Chris Dickerson Jan. 5, 2006, 5:18am

Dr. Stephen Grubb CHARLESTON – A Raleigh County woman says a Charleston doctor is to blame for her husband's death.

Former Alito clerks optimistic about judge's chances

Chris Dickerson Jan. 5, 2006, 5:00am

Samuel Alito CHARLESTON – Two former clerks of United States Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito are optimistic their former boss will be confirmed.

Inmate sues for leg broken while working on labor crew

Chris Dickerson Jan. 4, 2006, 6:30am

CHARLESTON – An inmate at the Huntington Work Release Center has sued the state Division of Highways after a tree-cutting incident that left him with a broken leg.

Kanawha County man says he was discriminated against by Adjutant General

Chris Dickerson Jan. 4, 2006, 5:59am

West Virginia Adjutant General Allen E. Tackett CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man claims he was discriminated against by West Virginia's Adjutant General because he is being treated for depression and anxiety.

Hurricane woman sues after being struck by vehicle

Chris Dickerson Jan. 4, 2006, 3:40am

WINFIELD – A Hurricane woman is suing another city resident for injuries she sustained when she was hit by a vehicle while walking along a road.

Putnam couple sues N.C. company for auto accident

Chris Dickerson Jan. 4, 2006, 3:19am

WINFIELD – A Putnam County couple has sued a North Carolina company and one of its employees for a 2004 automobile accident near Teays Valley.

Cedar Grove couple claims Taurus was a lemon

Chris Dickerson Jan. 3, 2006, 9:06am

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County couple claims a Taurus they purchased at Turnpike Ford in Marmet is a lemon.

Insurance agent claims Nationwide failed to meet promises

Chris Dickerson Jan. 3, 2006, 8:34am

CHARLESTON – A Charleston insurance agent has filed a civil lawsuit against Nationwide, claiming the insurance company and its representatives didn't fulfill promises made to him when he joined the company.

Woman claims she was injured by defective file chest

Chris Dickerson Jan. 2, 2006, 9:43am

This is the Richmond Low file chest sold by the Bombay Company. CHARLESTON -- A Kanawha County woman has filed a lawsuit against Bombay Company for injuries she said she sustained because of a defective file chest.

Company says City of South Charleston is trespassing

Chris Dickerson Jan. 2, 2006, 9:41am

CHARLESTON – A holding company has sued the City of South Charleston, claiming the city has failed to vacate property it obtained earlier this year.