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Man sues Publishers Clearing House for consumer credit violations

Kyla Asbury Jul. 11, 2017, 1:03pm

FAYETTEVILLE – A man is suing Publishers Clearing House after he claims it violated the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act.

Woman sues physician for husband’s death

Kyla Asbury Jul. 11, 2017, 12:58pm

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing a Charleston physician after she claims he is responsible for her husband’s death. Dr. Cyrus Mali and Cyrus Mali M.D. Inc. were named as defendants in the suit.

Three complaints filed against man for car accident

Kyla Asbury Jul. 11, 2017, 12:57pm

PRINCETON – Three women are suing a man that caused a vehicle accident that caused them injuries.

Man blames CAMC, physician for wife’s death

Kyla Asbury Jul. 11, 2017, 10:43am

FAYETTEVILLE – A man is suing Charleston Area Medical Center after he claims it is responsible for his wife’s death. Dr. Karen Hultman was also named as a defendant in the suit.

Woman sues Lowe’s for injuries from staining product

Kyla Asbury Jul. 11, 2017, 10:39am

BECKLEY – A ​woman is suing Lowe’s Home Centers after she claims she was injured after staining her deck.

Man sues Genesis Healthcare for family member’s death

Kyla Asbury Jul. 11, 2017, 10:34am

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Genesis Healthcare after he claims it is responsible for the injuries and death of a family member.

Settlement affirmed in Taurus pistol class action lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Jul. 10, 2017, 3:51pm

CHARLESTON – A settlement has been affirmed in a Taurus pistol class action lawsuit filed by Charleston law firm Bailey & Glasser.

Property company files two motions in deed dispute lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Jul. 10, 2017, 2:03pm

CHARLESTON – Paige-Hunter Properties has filed two motions in a lawsuit alleging it and others deprived an elderly couple of their property.

State school board to hold emergency meeting about Nicholas consolidation case

Kyla Asbury Jul. 10, 2017, 11:12am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Board of Education was scheduled to have an emergency meeting July 10 to review Nicholas County Board of Education’s request to consolidate five schools.

Federal judge rejects plea deal for alleged drug dealer

Kyla Asbury Jul. 7, 2017, 3:20pm

CHARLESTON – U.S. District Judge Joseph Goodwin shocked all involved in a criminal proceeding by rejecting an alleged drug dealer’s single count of distribution in favor of having him face a jury trial.

Defendants respond to complaint alleging sexual assault by former Huntington police officer

Kyla Asbury Jul. 7, 2017, 1:49pm

HUNTINGTON – The city of Huntington and former officer Joshua Nield have responded to a lawsuit alleging Nield sexually hara​​​​​ssed two women while he was working for the Huntington Police Department.

Kanawha County Clerk wants property lawsuit dismissed

Kyla Asbury Jul. 7, 2017, 1:44pm

CHARLESTON – Kanawha County Clerk Vera McCormick is seeking to have a lawsuit dismissed that alleges deprivation of property. McCormick filed her motion to dismiss July 5, claiming that she was not properly served court documents and summons.

Murray files gag order in John Oliver defamation lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Jul. 7, 2017, 7:55am

WHEELING – Robert Murray has asked for a temporary restraining order to stop comedian and political commentator John Oliver from talking about the lawsuit and to stop HBO from rebroadcasting the June 18 episode.

Bizzack Construction sued again for property damage

Kyla Asbury Jul. 6, 2017, 9:09am

LOGAN – Another lawsuit has been filed against Bizzack Construction for alleged property damages from highway construction. The lawsuit brings the total to at least 24 lawsuits filed against the company — mostly in Logan Circuit Court — for the highway construction.

Four drug distributor lawsuits removed to federal court

Kyla Asbury Jul. 5, 2017, 2:32pm

CHARLESTON – Four lawsuits against drug distributors for allegedly contributing to the opiate epidemic have been removed to federal court. The lawsuits were filed by Mayor Charles Sparks, on behalf of the town of Kermit; Mayor Vivian Livinggood, on behalf of the town of Gilbert; Mayor Reba Honaker, on behalf of the city of Welch; and the Lincoln County Commission.

Charleston Police Department asks to dismiss excessive force lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Jul. 5, 2017, 1:31pm

CHARLESTON – The Charleston Police Department has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against its officers for excessive force. Attorneys Paul Ellis and Michael Mullens are representing two unidentified Charleston police officers who were accused of excessive force and racial profiling of a 15-year-old and his young cousin in February. The attorneys filed the motion to dismiss on June 30 in Kanawha Circuit Court.

Morrisey announces roofing investigation nets settlement, guilty plea

Kyla Asbury Jun. 30, 2017, 11:39am

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has reached a settlement with a roofing company and its owners to resolve allegations that the business misled consumers and received money for work that was never completed.

Poore says all walks of life represented in W.Va. State Bar

Kyla Asbury Jun. 30, 2017, 10:38am

Meshea Poore is looking forward to her time as the president of the West Virginia State Bar Association.

Supreme Court says Mass Litigation Panel’s application of public policy exception was erroneous

Kyla Asbury Jun. 28, 2017, 9:00am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that the Mass Litigation Panel’s application of the public policy exception was clearly erroneous in a case alleging exposure to coal combustion residuals from a landfill owned by American Electric Power Company.

Justices say school rightly expelled student who brought handgun to school

Kyla Asbury Jun. 27, 2017, 9:02am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals upheld a decision to expel a student who possessed a handgun on the campus of Jefferson High School.