MORGANTOWN – The defendants have filed a reply to Morgantown City Clerk Linda Tucker’s response to their motion to dismiss in her lawsuit alleging she was retaliated against “As noted in the defendants’ motion to dismiss, the plaintiff still has her job; she has not been fired; she has not been demoted; she has not been disciplined; her pay has not been cut; her staff has been increased; and she has not been kept from performing any of her official duties,” the defendants’ May 4 reply states.
CHARLESTON – Gov. Jim Justice’s family coal company has been named in a lawsuit for allegedly failing to do its part in coal supply contracts with a Canadian steel company known as Essar Steel Algoma Inc. Southern Coal Sales Corporation filed an answer May 4, denying the allegations and seeking to have the case moved from bankruptcy court in Delaware to federal district court in New York.
CHARLESTON – A new service is helping to improve juror turnout percentages in West Virginia. Bobby Boggess, the vice president of Software Computer Group, said company officials identified a need for a new jury notification system. He called the current system inadequate. The new product is named Juror Calling.