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ACLU-WV sues Cabell clerk for refusing online voter registration

Kyla Asbury Oct. 20, 2016, 3:29pm

HUNTINGTON – The American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia is suing Cabell County Clerk Karen Cole for refusing to recognize and permit online voter registration within the county.

Woman sues surgeon for breach of standard of care

Kyla Asbury Oct. 20, 2016, 2:22pm

CHARLESTON – A St. Albans woman is suing Dr. David L. Soulsby after she claims he breached the standard of care during her surgery.

Mother sues Mercer County Board of Education for son’s injuries

Kyla Asbury Oct. 20, 2016, 12:44pm

PRINCETON – A mother is suing the Mercer County Board of Education after she claims it failed to implement her son’s Individualized Education Plan and it caused him injuries.

Steel of West Virginia files voluntary dismissal

Kyla Asbury Oct. 20, 2016, 10:35am

HUNTINGTON – Steel of West Virginia has filed a voluntary dismissal of its appeal of Cabell Huntington Hospital’s acquisition of St. Mary’s Medical Center.

Court throws out Logan judge’s election petition

Kyla Asbury Oct. 19, 2016, 7:03pm

LOGAN – A special court threw out Logan Circuit Judge William Douglas Witten’s petition to overturn votes so he could remain on the bench.

Judge says EPA’s actions caused harm, orders agency to study impact on coal jobs

Kyla Asbury Oct. 18, 2016, 4:11pm

WHEELING – A federal judge ruled Oct 17 that the Environmental Protection Agency must comply with a federal code requiring the agency to evaluate the impact of its air pollution regulation on the coal industry’s workforce.

Woman sues Frank Rivas MD Inc. for emotional distress

Kyla Asbury Oct. 18, 2016, 4:07pm

HUNTINGTON – A woman is suing Frank Rivas MD Inc. after she claims the doctor and his practice caused her emotional distress during her employment.

Woman sues Lava Nails & Spa for wrongful operation

Kyla Asbury Oct. 18, 2016, 4:02pm

HUNTINGTON – A former Minnesota resident is suing Lava Nails & Spa after she claims its owner has been wrongfully operating the nail salon since January.

Man sues DSV Express for car accident

Kyla Asbury Oct. 17, 2016, 3:03pm

HUNTINGTON – A man is suing DSV Express Inc. after he claims it is responsible for a car accident that caused him injury.

DOH files lawsuit against WV Paving

Kyla Asbury Oct. 17, 2016, 2:28pm

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Department of Transportation-Division of Highways has filed a lawsuit against West Virginia Paving following the four lawsuits filed by West Virginia cities last week against the asphalt company for inflating asphalt prices.

Suspended attorney arrested for attempting to alter drug test

Kyla Asbury Oct. 17, 2016, 9:33am

BECKLEY – A suspended attorney was arrested this week after he allegedly attempted to alter a drug test. Richard E. Hardison Jr. is back in Southern Regional Jail after attempting to cheat on the drug test. It was less than one month ago that he entered a plea to drug and embezzlement charges. He is currently being held without bond.

Woman sues Highland-Clarksburg Hospital for discrimination, wage payment violations

Kyla Asbury Oct. 14, 2016, 1:57pm

CHARLESTON – A woman has filed a class action lawsuit against Highland-Clarksburg Hospital after she claims it discriminated against her and other class members and violated the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act by failing to timely pay wages.

Lawsuit claims AEP didn’t protect plaintiffs from coal waste

Kyla Asbury Oct. 14, 2016, 1:46pm

BECKLEY – A lawsuit with 79 plaintiffs against American Electric Power Co. Inc. says the company did not protect them from coal waste.

Man sues Perma-Pipe Inc. for defective steam pipe system

Kyla Asbury Oct. 13, 2016, 4:57pm

CHARLESTON – A St. Albans man is suing Perma-Pipe Inc. after he claims its defective steam pipe system at West Virginia State University caused him injuries.

Attorney sues Go-Mart for ADA violations

Kyla Asbury Oct. 13, 2016, 4:51pm

HUNTINGTON – West Virginia Attorney Duane J. Ruggier II is suing Go-Mart Inc. after he claims it violated the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Man sues Thornhill Automotive for ADA violations

Kyla Asbury Oct. 13, 2016, 4:36pm

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Thornhill Automotive Inc. after he claims it violated the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Four cities sue W.Va. Paving for violating state’s Antitrust Act

Kyla Asbury Oct. 13, 2016, 9:07am

CHARLESTON – Four cities are suing West Virginia Paving after they claim is has created a monopoly and violated West Virginia’s Antitrust Act. The complaints were filed as class action lawsuits.

State Supreme Court says foundation isn’t exempt from property tax

Kyla Asbury Oct. 13, 2016, 7:45am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that University Healthcare Foundation is not exempt from property taxes because it is not primarily and immediately used for charitable purposes.

Attorney General's office sues two contractors for consumer violations

Kyla Asbury Oct. 13, 2016, 7:42am

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has filed two suits against separate Kanawha Valley Contractors he says violated the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act. The suits were filed against Anderson’s Handyman Service LLC and its managers, Gregory Anderson and Stephanie Anderson; and Walter D.

Woman sues Maryland Health Care System for damages

Kyla Asbury Oct. 11, 2016, 4:43pm

MARTINSBURG – A woman is suing Maryland Health Care System after she claims it said she owed money that she did not.