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Legal Aid of West Virginia sets up hotline

Kyla Asbury Jun. 29, 2016, 12:11pm

CHARLESTON – Legal Aid of West Virginia announced it has set up a flood recovery legal help hotline for citizens to consult as they recover from devastating flooding.

Don Blankenship attorneys file appeals brief

Kyla Asbury Jun. 29, 2016, 12:02pm

CHARLESTON – The attorneys for former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship, who is currently serving a one-year sentence in a California federal prison, filed an appeals brief arguing that his conviction should be reversed.

Attorneys pitch in to help with flood relief efforts

Kyla Asbury Jun. 28, 2016, 11:39am

CHARLESTON – Attorneys across the state are assisting victims of flooding that affected 44 of West Virginia’s 55 counties. Rob Frank of the Law Office of Robert J. Frank & Associates in Lewisburg, is a member of the CERT team at Rhema Christian Center and aided in relief efforts at the center, helping victims mostly from White Sulphur Springs, Rainelle and Rupert.

Logan County couple accuses United Bank of negligence

Kyla Asbury Jun. 28, 2016, 10:33am

LOGAN – A couple is suing United Bank in separate lawsuits after they claim its negligence caused them damages.

Swanson Industries files two lawsuits to recover more than $25,000

Kyla Asbury Jun. 27, 2016, 3:24pm

BECKLEY – Swanson Industries has filed two lawsuits against companies it claims owes more than $25,000 for goods.

Middlebourne woman names 103 companies in asbestos suit

Kyla Asbury Jun. 27, 2016, 3:21pm

MOUNDSVILLE – A Middlebourne woman filed a lawsuit against 103 companies after she claims they are responsible for her husband’s death.

Two lawsuits accuse W.Va. PECU of breach of contract

Kyla Asbury Jun. 27, 2016, 3:19pm

LOGAN – Two lawsuits have been filed against the West Virginia Public Employees Credit Union after the plaintiffs’ claim the credit union breached its contract. On March 21, 2014, and March 25, 2014, the defendant filed a civil complaint against Kristina Goodman and on July 10, 2013, the defendant filed a civil complaint against James E.

Female Wayne County Sheriff's deputy claims discrimination, retaliation

Kyla Asbury Jun. 24, 2016, 4:30pm

WAYNE – A woman is suing the Wayne County Commission and the Wayne County Sheriff after she claims she was discriminated against and retaliated against. Sheria Maynard has been employed with the Sheriff’s Department in Wayne since Aug. 26, 1998, according to a complaint filed June 6 in Wayne Circuit Court.

Fort Gay woman sues Wal-mart for on-the-job injuries

Kyla Asbury Jun. 24, 2016, 4:16pm

WAYNE – A Fort Gay woman is suing Wal-mart after she claims it caused her injuries during the course of her employment On May 19, 2014, Henrietta Stiltner was an employee of Wal-mart and was working as a manager in the Wayne store, according to a complaint filed in Wayne Circuit Court.

Wheeling man sues Monongalia Senior Citizens Inc. for wrongful termination

Kyla Asbury Jun. 24, 2016, 4:10pm

MORGANTOWN – A Wheeling man is suing Monongalia County Senior Citizens Inc. after he claims his employment was wrongfully terminated.

Man sues City of Kenova for libelous statements

Kyla Asbury Jun. 24, 2016, 4:02pm

WAYNE – A man is suing the City of Kenova after he claims the police chief made libelous statements about him.

Wayne County man blames goat ranch for horse injuries

Kyla Asbury Jun. 23, 2016, 2:31pm

WAYNE – A Wayne County man is suing Spring Branch Bore Goat Ranch after he claims he was injured while feeding horses.

Wayne Co. assisted living home accuses Lowe’s of contract breach

Kyla Asbury Jun. 23, 2016, 2:20pm

WAYNE – Grayson Assisted Living and its owner are suing Lowe’s Companies Inc. after they claim it breached its contract and was negligent.

Justices say insurer not entitled to money it did not pay out

Kyla Asbury Jun. 22, 2016, 2:30pm

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that an insurance company is not entitled to a statutory right of subrogation.

Justices say attorney fees, court costs constitute abuse of discretion

Kyla Asbury Jun. 22, 2016, 12:49pm

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that an award of attorney fees and costs in a 13-year-old lawsuit is an abuse of discretion.

Ohio man blames HIMG, others for wife’s death

Kyla Asbury Jun. 22, 2016, 12:41pm

HUNTINGTON – An Ohio man is suing HIMG after he claims it is responsible for his wife’s death. Ultimate Health Services Inc. is doing business as Huntington Internal Medical Group.

Three-judge panel denies petition to remove Morgantown City Council members

Kyla Asbury Jun. 22, 2016, 12:35pm

MORGANTOWN – A three-judge panel has filed an order denying a petition to remove four members of Morgantown’s City Council.

State Lawyer Disciplinary Board asks to disbar Morgantown attorney

Kyla Asbury Jun. 21, 2016, 5:05pm

CHARLESTON – The state Lawyer Disciplinary Board has asked the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals to disbar a Morgantown attorney it claims violated the Rules of Professional Conduct.

Judge delays settlement with former Freedom officials

Kyla Asbury Jun. 21, 2016, 5:03pm

CHARLESTON – District Judge John T. Copenhaver Jr. has delayed any action being taken on a settlement proposed against two of Freedom Industries’ officials involving the 2014 chemical spill into the Elk River.

Couple sues WVU Hospitals for failure to diagnose blood clots

Kyla Asbury Jun. 20, 2016, 2:44pm

MORGANTOWN – A couple is suing West Virginia University Hospitals after they claim it failed to diagnose blood clots.