Woman claims NGK violated FMLA, wrongfully fired her

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing NGK Spark Plugs (USA) Inc. after she claims it violated the Family Medical Leave Act and wrongfully terminated her employment. Doris Scraggs was employed by the defendant from Aug. 19, 1996, until Jan. 12, according to a complaint filed June 5 in Kanawha Circuit Court and removed to federal court on July 20. Scraggs claims during her employment, she performed her duties in a satisfactory manner and met the defendant's reasonable expectations. On Dec. 10, 2013, Sc Read More »

Kanawha Co. woman blames Lowe's for injuries

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman is suing Lowe's Home Centers LLC after she claims she and her unborn child were injured during a fall at a Lowe's store. On July 2, 2013, Sarah Cook went to Lowe's in Cross Lanes and, when she entered the store, she slipped in water that had accumulated on the floor, according to a complaint filed in Kanawha Circuit Court. Cook claims she fell, hitting her side and head on the concrete floor of the store and she lost consciousness after hitting her head. At Read More »

Woman sues Rite Aid after medication mixup

CHARLESTON – A Fayette County woman is suing Rite Aid of West Virginia Inc. after she claims it gave her the wrong medication and caused her injuries and damages. Virginia Tucker was issued a prescription for Doxepin 10mg from her physician for depression and anxiety and went to Rite Aid to get the prescription filled, according to a complaint filed in Kanawha Circuit Court. Tucker claims Rite Aid gave her a one-month supply of Carbidopa-Levodopa 10, instead of her prescribed medication. The Read More »

Three blame W.Va.-American Water for property damage

CHARLESTON – Three individuals are suing West Virginia-American Water after they claim a water leak caused damage to their property. Sometime prior to May 2014, a leak developed in a water line owned, operated and maintained by West Virginia-American Water, which runs across the front of the property owned by Amy Jarrell, as well as the property of the neighbors, according to a complaint filed in Kanawha Circuit Court. Ronald Gibson, Verna Gibson and Jarrell claim they discovered the leak beca Read More »

Woman says Picture People wrongfully fired her

CHARLESTON – A Putnam County woman is suing The Picture People Inc. after she claims her employment was wrongfully terminated. Gretchen Steele had to undergo an emergency medical procedure and informed her supervisor about it, however, her supervisor advised her that even if she had a doctor's excuse, she would not have a job when she returned, according to a complaint filed in Kanawha Circuit Court. Steele claims her treating medical professionals told her that the medical procedure had to be Read More »