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Dunbar assisted living facility wants nursing home neighbor to help pay for road repairs

Chris Dickerson Jan. 18, 2006, 4:00pm

CHARLESTON – The operator of an assisted living facility in Dunbar is suing its nursing home neighbor for failure to pay for half of the work on a road both facilities use.

Logan County woman sues after injuring hand at Charleston mall

Chris Dickerson Jan. 18, 2006, 3:45pm

CHARLESTON – A Logan County woman is suing the Charleston Town Center after she injured her hand when she fell on an escalator at the mall.

Mingo couple claims Chevy Tahoe they bought is a lemon

Chris Dickerson Jan. 18, 2006, 2:15pm

CHARLESTON – A Mingo County couple claims a vehicle they bought at C&O Motors in St. Albans is a lemon.

Glasgow woman blames town for water damage to home, property, Social Security reduction

Chris Dickerson Jan. 17, 2006, 7:01pm

CHARLESTON – A resident of the town of Glasgow has sued the municipality, claiming a burst water pipe damaged her home and personal property as well as causing a reduction in her Social Security benefits.

Couple names 35 companies in asbestos suit

Chris Dickerson Jan. 12, 2006, 1:05am

CHARLESTON – A couple has filed an asbestos-related lawsuit, naming 35 companies – from local businesses to global giants – as defendants.

Man sues Charleston, firefighter for accident; defendants want case dismissed

Chris Dickerson Jan. 12, 2006, 1:01am

CHARLESTON – A man has sued the City of Charleston and a member of its fire department for a 2004 vehicle accident, but the defendants say the case should be dismissed.

Produce company says Pizzeria Uno owes nearly $18,000

Chris Dickerson Jan. 12, 2006, 1:00am

CHARLESTON – A Charleston-based produce company says four Pizzeria Uno locations across the state haven't paid nearly $18,000 in bills.

Legislature to join mine disaster investigation

Chris Dickerson Jan. 12, 2006, 1:00am

House Speaker Bob Kiss CHARLESTON -- A special state legislative committee is joining the state-federal Sago Mine disaster investigation.

Elkview couple sues Mason County company over accident

Chris Dickerson Jan. 12, 2006, 1:00am

CHARLESTON – An Elkview couple has sued a Mason County company, its owner and an employee for a 2003 automobile accident that injured the woman.

Dunbar woman sues dog track for hand injury

Chris Dickerson Jan. 12, 2006, 1:00am

Tri-State Racetrack & Gaming Center CHARLESTON – A Dunbar woman has sued Tri-State Racetrack & Gaming Center after an employee slammed the door of a video lottery machine on her hand.

Dunbar woman wants credit card debt erased for Sears contacting her

Chris Dickerson Jan. 12, 2006, 1:00am

CHARLESTON – A Dunbar woman wants the balance on a credit card wiped out because the company contacted her after she retained counsel.

Cabell woman says Workers' Comp employee is liable

Chris Dickerson Jan. 11, 2006, 3:00am

CHARLESTON – A Cabell County woman claims a case manager for the West Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission is to blame for worsening condition following a work-related accident.

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.

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.

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.