Pipeline Energy hit with four more discrimination suits

MOUNDSVILLE – Four more lawsuits have been filed against Pipeline Energy Group after the plaintiffs claim they were discriminated against. Pipeline is doing business as Carl Smith Pipeline. Edward Smith and Michael Smith were also named as defendants in the suit. Leslie Long, Gara Drinko, Stacey Shields and Stephanie Wall were employed by the defendants, according to four complaints filed in Marshall Circuit Court. The plaintiffs claim Edward Smith and Michael Smith created a hostile work en Read More »

Moundsville couple blames Williams Ohio Valley Midstream for damage

MOUNDSVILLE – A Moundsville couple is suing Williams Energy Resources LLC for property damages. Williams Ohio Valley Midstream LLC was also named as a defendant in the suit. Prior to July 1, 2013, the defendants have possessed, occupied, used and/or controlled real property adjacent to and uphill of property owned by Ronald Gouldsberry and Nancy Gouldsberry, according to a complaint filed in Marshall Circuit Court. The Gouldsberrys claim the defendants altered, modified and carried on activit Read More »

Charleston woman says she was injured entering Kohl's

CHARLESTON – A Charleston woman is suing Environmental Management Inc. after she claims she was injured on its property. THF Management Inc. also was named as a defendant in the suit. On July 13, 2013, Vicki Lee Parsons was attempting to enter the Kohl's department store in South Charleston and approached the double doors to the right of the store, when she stepped onto the sidewalk and her feet violently went out from underneath her, according to a complaint filed in Kanawha Circuit Court. P Read More »

Couple blames Charleston Sanitary Board for loss of property value

CHARLESTON – A couple is suing the Sanitary Board of the City of Charleston after they claim a sewer line project caused them a loss of property value. The City of Charleston; West Virgnina-American Water Company; Burgess & Niple Inc.; and Pipe Plus Inc. also were named as defendants in the suit. In fall 2014, Bruce Holsclaw and Susan Holsclaw discovered the hillside south of their house showed signs of instability, subsidence, cracking or sliding as the result of unstable earth conditions whi Read More »

Kanawha woman says Valley Center, CAMC were negligent in care

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman is suing Genesis Healthcare for negligence and failing to properly care for her family member. Charleston Area Medical Center Inc. and 1000 Lincoln Drive Operations LLC, which is doing business as Valley Center, were also named as defendants in the suit. Richard Malcomb was admitted to CAMC from June 16, 2013, to July 31, 2013, and from Aug. 12, 2013, to Aug. 22, 2013, according to a complaint filed in Kanawha Circuit Court. Teresa Malcomb claims upon admis Read More »

Four individuals accuse Viking Energy of trespassing

CHARLESTON – Four individuals are suing Viking Energy Corporation after they claim the company trespassed on their properties. M&S Properties LLC also was named as a defendant in the suit. Denver Davis, Donna Sue Davis, Gary Shaffer and Patti Lee Shaffer own real property in Poca, according to a complaint filed in Kanawha Circuit Court. The plaintiffs claim they have not granted waste injection rights to Viking or any other party and none of their parcels of property are subject to any party' Read More »

Charleston woman sues Princess Nails & Spa for nail infection

CHARLESTON – A Charleston woman is suing Princess Nails & Spa after she claims her daughter suffered an infection due to a manicure performed at the salon. Cuong Khac Nghi was also named as a defendant in the suit. On April 18, Audrey Moles sustained an injury while getting a manicure at Princess that was performed by Nghi, according to a complaint filed in Kanawha Circuit Court. Joey Moles claims her daughter suffered a severe and life-threatening infection in one of her hands. Audrey Moles Read More »

Couple sues Maximus for wrongful termination, discrimination

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman and her husband are suing Maximus Inc. for discrimination and wrongful termination. Policy Studies Inc. and Dawn Gelle also were named as defendants in the suit. Christina Orcutt was employed by the defendants from Oct. 13, 2008, until July 9, 2013, according to a complaint filed in Kanawha Circuit Court. Orcutt claims she was routinely questioned and harassed about her mental health by her co-workers and supervisory employees. The plaintiff reported the r Read More »

Woman blames hemorrhage on wrong prescription from CVS

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman is suing West Virginia CVS Pharmacy LLC after she claims the pharmacy gave her the wrong medication. An unknown and unnamed pharmacist also was named as a defendant in the suit. On March 11, Maretta Burns presented to her family physician with complaints of anxiety and elevated blood pressure and she was prescribed Lozol 2.5 mg daily for 90 days, according to a complaint filed in Kanawha Circuit Court. Burns claims the next day, she took the prescription to Read More »