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Asbestos fraud scheme started years ago

Justin Anderson and Chris Dickerson Jul. 24, 2009, 3:00am

Peirce CHARLESTON – A Pittsburgh-based law firm and a West Virginia physician were part of an intricate web of deceit that led to big money for all, say their accusers in a civil fraud lawsuit.

N.C. plaintiffs file legal malpractice suit in W.Va.

Justin Anderson and Chris Dickerson Jun. 18, 2009, 1:00am

Cook WHEELING – Fifteen North Carolina residents are suing a number of Texas and Georgia attorneys in federal court, claiming the lawyers mishandled a consolidated lawsuit against CSX Transportation.

Caperton attorney 'jubilant' over ruling

Justin Anderson and Chris Dickerson Jun. 8, 2009, 7:44am

Fawcett CHARLESTON -- One of the attorneys for Hugh Caperton and his mining company understandably are "jubilant" with the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling that it was unconstitutional for a state Supreme Court justice to hear a case involving the fiscal activities of the judge's election campaign major donors.

Colleagues remember Albright

Justin Anderson and Chris Dickerson Mar. 23, 2009, 7:19am

Albright CHARLESTON -- West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Joseph P. Albright died March 20 at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center due to complications of esophageal cancer.

Chesapeake partly blames verdict for departure

Justin Anderson and Chris Dickerson Feb. 26, 2009, 5:59am

CHARLESTON -- Chesapeake Energy Corp. says a huge verdict against it in a Roane County case over natural gas royalties is one of the reasons the energy giant is moving the majority of its Charleston-based jobs to Oklahoma City.