CHARLESTON – West Virginia University has agreed to pay for up to 20 years of medical testing for current and former employees who say they inhaled asbestos at the Morgantown campus.
Tom Easterly WINFIELD – The estate of a man who was running for Congress is being sued by the son of a woman who also was killed in the accident that claimed his life earlier this year.
CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man claims a vehicle he bought in February is a lemon and wants out of the contract.
WINFIELD – The mother of a Hurricane High School basketball player was unsuccessful in her attempt to obtain a temporary restraining order against the state Secondary School Activities Commission which forced her son to sit out the first two games of the season.
CHARLESTON – With West Virginia University having the state's only law school, the West Virginia legal community has an unusually close tie to the school. And that bond extends to the football program, which is playing in its first Bowl Championship Series game when it takes on the University of Georgia in the Sugar Bowl in Atlanta on Jan. 2.
WINFIELD – A Nitro man has filed five separate lawsuits against a total of six people, seeking more than $4 million in each suit.
CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman has sued a surgeon for what she claims was a botched gallbladder surgery.
The South Charleston Community Center houses a 25-meter indoor swimming pool, two racquetball courts, basketball courts, tanning beds, a fully-equipped health club and a gymnasium that seats 1,500 people. CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman says her privacy was violated by someone watching her while she used a tanning bed at the South Charleston Community Center.
CHARLESTON – A West Virginia soldier currently on active duty in Iraq has filed a lawsuit trying to be removed from an automobile loan on which he claims his ex-wife forged his signature.
Justice Joseph Albright CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court case involving a woman who wrote a bounced check for car insurance simply won't die.
According to a lawsuit filed Dec. 13 in Putnam Circuit Court, Barbara Plumley is executrix of the estate of Clarence Setliff, who died Sept. 21, 2003.
WINFIELD – A Putnam County couple claims a state highways construction project damaged their property and that the state hasn't paid for taking and damaging the land.
CHARLESTON – A Summers County man wants his $5,000 subscription fee to an investment newsletter back as well as $1 million for the editor's "egregious conduct."
CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw has sued a Nitro door-to-door meat company, claiming it sells low-quality products and doesn't follow consumer protection laws.
CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman claims a defective product she was using to make dip stuffed scented bears caused a variety of respiratory problems.
CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw has filed a lawsuit against a Chinese cigarette manufacturer, claiming the company owes the state as much as $420,000 for not establishing an escrow account for the state.
CHARLESTON – The state Division of Highways is suing a Charleston couple, claiming a landslide from their property spilled onto a roadway.
CHARLESTON – The state Workers' Compensation Commission has sued a Grafton business for more than $27,000 for defaulting on payments.
Scott Segal CHARLESTON – A Morgan County man has filed a multi-million dollar asbestos lawsuit against 27 companies in Kanawha Circuit Court.
Pruntytown Correctional Center CHARLESTON – A female inmate at the Pruntytown Correctional Center claims a former maintenance worker at the facility sexually harassed her for about two years.