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Trust sues state DHHR for minor’s sexual abuse

Kyla Asbury Sep. 28, 2016, 11:37am

CHARLESTON – A trust is suing the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources after the trustee claims a minor was sexually abused in at least two separate facilities while in its care.

Two individuals sue Chesapeake Appalachia for conversion, trespassing

Kyla Asbury Sep. 27, 2016, 10:53am

NEW MARTINSVILLE – Two individuals are suing Chesapeake Appalachia LLC after they claim it intentionally interfered with their property and trespassed.

Man files class action against law firm, businesses for consumer credit violations

Kyla Asbury Sep. 27, 2016, 10:50am

BECKLEY – A Raleigh County man is suing Jefferson Capital Systems LLC in a class action lawsuit after he claims it violated the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act. D&A Services LLC; and Fenton & McGarvey Law Firm PSC were also named as defendants in the suit.

Statoil sues Marshall County Commission for tax errors

Kyla Asbury Sep. 27, 2016, 10:48am

MOUNDSVILLE – Statoil USA Onshore Properties Inc. is suing the Marshall County Commission for tax errors it claims were made that the commission refused to fix.

Supreme Court suspends Beckley attorney’s law license

Kyla Asbury Sep. 26, 2016, 6:37pm

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals voted to suspend Richard E. Hardison Jr.’s law license on Sept. 14.

Federal judge grants preliminary injunction in Medicaid lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Sep. 26, 2016, 12:12pm

CHARLESTON – District Judge Thomas E. Johnson granted a preliminary injunction restoring the benefits for five individuals in the Medicaid Title XIX Intellectual/Developmental Disability Waiver program. Johnston granted the plaintiffs’ motion for preliminary injunction in part on Sept. 13 to the extent that the plaintiffs requested injunctive relief to the named plaintiffs, according to the memorandum opinion and order.

Justice says majority swept Wells’ freedom of association ‘under the rug’

Kyla Asbury Sep. 23, 2016, 10:54am

CHARLESTON – In her dissenting opinion regarding the Erik Wells case, West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Justice Robin Jean Davis says the other Supreme Court justices have swept Wells’ freedom of association “under the rug.”

Judge says third-party candidates will stay on ballot

Kyla Asbury Sep. 22, 2016, 4:57pm

HUNTINGTON – U.S. District Judge Robert C. Chambers granted an emergency motion, ruling that 17 third-party candidates will remain on November’s general election ballot.

Charleston attorney writes book about animal law

Kyla Asbury Sep. 22, 2016, 7:58am

CHARLESTON – A Charleston attorney has written her second book—combining her love for animals with her love of the law.

Two third-party candidates file federal suit after Wells ruling takes them off ballot

Kyla Asbury Sep. 21, 2016, 3:34pm

HUNTINGTON – Two third-party candidates who were knocked off the ballot after the Erik Wells ruling have filed a lawsuit against the Secretary of State.

Hinton man accuses Appalachian Regional Healthcare of discrimination

Kyla Asbury Sep. 21, 2016, 3:30pm

WELCH – A Hinton man is suing Appalachian Regional Healthcare after he claims it discriminated against him based on his race and age.

Morrisey files enforcement action against Mylan over EpiPen price

Kyla Asbury Sep. 20, 2016, 11:03am

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has petitioned the court to enforce a subpoena against Mylan as part of an investigation into the skyrocketing price of its EpiPen.

Seven more lawsuits filed against Axiall for chlorine gas leak

Kyla Asbury Sep. 20, 2016, 8:21am

MOUNDSVILLE – Seven more lawsuits have been filed against Axiall Corporation for a chlorine gas leak that caused damages.

ShockaCon says woman's Facebook posts caused damages

Kyla Asbury Sep. 14, 2016, 9:50am

PRINCETON – ShockaCon and its organizers are suing a woman they claim posted defamatory statements on her Facebook and caused them damages.

Man sues Putnam Co. law firm for consumer credit violation

Kyla Asbury Sep. 14, 2016, 9:49am

BECKLEY – A man is suing Atkins & Ogle Law Offices for consumer credit violations.

Four more Hepatitis lawsuits filed against physician

Kyla Asbury Sep. 14, 2016, 8:47am

MOUNDSVILLE – Four more lawsuits were filed against the physician over Valley Pain Management Clinic for allowing patients to be exposed to Hepatitis C and other blood-borne pathogens.

Woman sues Raleigh Heart Clinic, physician for blood-borne illnesses

Kyla Asbury Sep. 14, 2016, 8:44am

BECKLEY – Another lawsuit has been filed against Raleigh Heart Clinic due to the increased risk of exposure to blood-borne illnesses.

Woman accuses Bluefield physician of negligence

Kyla Asbury Sep. 14, 2016, 8:16am

PRINCETON – A woman is suing a Bluefield physician after she claims he was negligent during a surgery and caused her injuries and damages.

Canterbury looks forward to leading national organization

Kyla Asbury Sep. 9, 2016, 11:56am

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Court Administrator Steve Canterbury is looking forward to being the next president of the Conference of State Court Administrators.

RAGA releases TV ad targeting Doug Reynolds

Kyla Asbury Sep. 7, 2016, 1:22pm

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Republican Attorneys General Association has released a new television and digital advertisement targeting Democratic Attorney General candidate Doug Reynolds.