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Companies ask judge to dismiss Preston Board of Education lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Feb. 24, 2017, 6:34pm

KINGWOOD – Two of the defendants in a lawsuit filed by the Preston County Board of Education for breach of contract are asking the circuit judge to dismiss the lawsuit.

Attorney General, others express support for Gorsuch’s U.S. Supreme Court confirmation

Kyla Asbury Feb. 22, 2017, 4:06pm

CHARLESTON – Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and other lawmakers expressed support today for the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Federal inmate says he was beaten by officers until agreeing to confess to robbery

Kyla Asbury Feb. 21, 2017, 2:36pm

CHARLESTON – A federal inmate is suing two West Virginia State Troopers he alleges beat him in their custody until he agreed to confess to robbing two gas stations in Clay County.

Two lawsuits filed against United Bank for gas leak

Kyla Asbury Feb. 20, 2017, 2:41pm

BECKLEY – Two lawsuits have been filed against United Bank after the plaintiffs claim they were injured when a gas leak occurred in the United Bank Building.

Couple sues PPG Industries for injuries at Wetzel Co. facility

Kyla Asbury Feb. 20, 2017, 2:40pm

WHEELING – A couple is suing PPG Industries for injuries sustained at its Wetzel County facility.

Car accident results in three lawsuits against Quality Distributing

Kyla Asbury Feb. 20, 2017, 2:38pm

BECKLEY – Three lawsuits have been filed against Quality Distributing after the plaintiffs claim one of its drivers caused a car accident.

Supreme Court rules Summersville property meets criteria for annexation

Kyla Asbury Feb. 20, 2017, 1:57pm

CHARLESTON – The Supreme Court has ruled that 20 acres of land in Summersville meets the statutory criteria of property properly subject to annexation by minor boundary adjustment and concluded that the petition for annexation met the threshold statutory requirements.

Justices say medical professional liability law applies in MedExpress appeal

Kyla Asbury Feb. 17, 2017, 11:44am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that the Medical Professional Liability Act applies in an appeal in a lawsuit against MedExpress for injuries.

Former city council candidate sues Morgantown for FOIA violations

Kyla Asbury Feb. 17, 2017, 11:42am

MORGANTOWN – A former city council candidate is suing the City of Morgantown a second time, after he claims this time that it violated the Freedom of Information Act. In his lawsuit, George Papandreas claims he submitted a lawful FOIA request with the city for the disclosure of public documents and information on Dec. 24, 2015, however, the defendant failed to respond, according to a complaint filed Feb. 10 in Monongalia Circuit Court.

Supreme Court says Caremark, pharmacies must settle through arbitration

Kyla Asbury Feb. 17, 2017, 11:35am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that a lawsuit involving CVS Caremark and six West Virginia pharmacies should be dismissed and arbitration should be compelled.

30 cases filed against CSX for train derailment

Kyla Asbury Feb. 16, 2017, 3:11pm

FAYETTEVILLE – Thirty lawsuits have been filed against CSX Transportation for the 2015 train derailment that caused approximately 300 families to evacuate the area due to fires, explosions and Bakken crude oil spilling into the Kanawha River.

Insurance company says doctor’s policy doesn’t cover sexual assaults

Kyla Asbury Feb. 16, 2017, 3:09pm

CHARLESTON – The insurance company for Dr. Steven R. Matulis, who is under investigation for allegedly sexually assaulting female patients during colonoscopy procedures, said his policy does not cover claims of sexual assault.

Century Aluminum, retirees reach $23m settlement

Kyla Asbury Feb. 15, 2017, 1:21pm

RAVENSWOOD – Century Aluminum has agreed to pay a group of retired workers from its Ravenswood plant that closed in 2009 $23 million for benefits.

Kanawha jury returns nearly $300K verdict against Cunningham Energy

Kyla Asbury Feb. 15, 2017, 11:45am

CHARLESTON – A jury returned a verdict of nearly $300,000 against Cunningham Energy in a wrongful termination lawsuit.

Woman sues Marmet for injuries allegedly caused by police officer

Kyla Asbury Feb. 15, 2017, 11:43am

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing the City of Marmet after she claims she was injured by a police officer.

Five more lawsuits filed against Bizzack Construction for property damages

Kyla Asbury Feb. 15, 2017, 11:40am

LOGAN – Five more lawsuits have been filed against Bizzack Construction for property damages caused by highway construction.

Man sues Apria Healthcare for wrongful termination

Kyla Asbury Feb. 15, 2017, 11:38am

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Apria Healthcare after he claims it violated the Family Medical Leave Act and terminated his employment.

City of Welch sues drug companies for opioid epidemic

Kyla Asbury Feb. 14, 2017, 5:11pm

WELCH – The city of Welch is suing five drug companies it claims fueled the opiod epidemic in the state, making it the latest in a handful of cities and counties who have sued the drug companies.

Companies agree to $670 million settlement of C8 cases

Kyla Asbury Feb. 13, 2017, 12:28pm

PARKERSBURG – DuPont Co. has agreed to a $670.7 million settlement that with mid-Ohio Valley residents regarding C8 exposure from the company’s Parkersburg plant.

Charleston attorney Sprague Hazard dies at 71

Kyla Asbury Feb. 8, 2017, 1:50pm

CHARLESTON – A Charleston attorney who was active in the community has passed away at the age of 71.