CHARLESTON – Ten lawsuits have been filed against the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority after the plaintiffs claim they were correctional officers used excessive force on them.
LOGAN – The mayor of Chapmanville is suing the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy and two drug distributors after he claims they are responsible for the opioid drug epidemic that has ravaged West Virginia.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has issued an order allowing the moving of a World War I soldier and Medal of Honor recipient’s remains from a remote cemetery to the Donel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veterans Cemetery.
PRINCETON – The Mercer County Commission is suing three major drug wholesalers, a physician and the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy after it claims they are responsible for flooding the state with prescription drugs.
CHARLESTON – A federal judge has ruled that Fola Coal Company violated state and federal water quality protections when it dumped mine waste into valley fills located in tributaries to Leatherwood Creek in Nicholas and Clay Counties.
CHARLESTON – Two lawsuits have been filed against U.S. Bancorp Government Leasing & Finance Inc. after the plaintiffs claim it and others failed to repair the culvert to the Crossings Mall shopping center.
CLARKSBURG – Lone Star Western Beef Inc. has responded to a lawsuit against it by the Department of Labor that alleges an employee was fired for calling 911 to help a co-worker who was injured in an accident at the plant.