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Insurer accused of failing to pay for damages stemming from leak

Philip Gonzales Aug. 15, 2016, 4:17pm

LOGAN — Two insurance policy holders are suing Erie Insurance Property and Casualty Company, citing alleged breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Electric motor manufacturer says mining company refused to pay

Philip Gonzales Aug. 15, 2016, 4:14pm

CLAY — An electric motor manufacturer is suing Revelation Energy LLC, a mining company, citing alleged fraudulent and negligent misrepresentation.

Woman claims building wasn't kept safe

Philip Gonzales Aug. 15, 2016, 4:07pm

NEW CUMBERLAND — A woman is suing Hiler Buffalo LLC, a commercial building operator, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Company seeks compensation from contractors

Philip Gonzales Aug. 15, 2016, 4:04pm

FAYETTEVILLE — A Fayette County corporation is suing D.J. Shalvey, Second Life Arborist Co. and Fine Woodworking LLC, contractors, citing alleged breach of contract.

Financing company claims violation of guaranty agreement

Philip Gonzales Aug. 12, 2016, 5:12pm

WINFIELD — A financing company is suing Rock Branch Mechanical Inc., James B. Clark and James Brandon Clark, debtor and guarantors, citing alleged breach of agreement.

Man seeks compensation for injuries from fall

Philip Gonzales Aug. 12, 2016, 5:07pm

WINFIELD — A former asbestos removal worker from Ohio is suing Thermal Solutions Inc., Eaves Recycling Inc. and Structures Resources Inc., citing alleged negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Woman says debt collector violated law

Philip Gonzales Aug. 12, 2016, 4:57pm

WINFIELD — A woman is suing JP Morgan Chase & Co. a/k/a JP Morgan Chase Bank a/k/a JP Morgan a/k/a Chase Bank a/k/a Chase, a debt collector, citing alleged unfair and unconscionable collection practices.

Employer accused of not addressing harassment

Philip Gonzales Aug. 12, 2016, 4:52pm

HUNTINGTON — Two African-American employees are suing Rent-A-Center Franchising International Inc., an employer, citing alleged hostile work environment and harassment.

Equipment rental firm seeks payment

Philip Gonzales Aug. 12, 2016, 4:46pm

WEBSTER SPRINGS — A rental equipment provider is suing Versitech Inc., an insulation company, citing alleged breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Man claims eye care while incarcerated was substandard

Philip Gonzales Aug. 12, 2016, 4:43pm

CHARLESTON — A man is suing Primecare Medical of West Virginia Inc. and optometrist Eric Crowder, citing alleged insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Property owners say handling of fire claim was improper

Philip Gonzales Aug. 12, 2016, 4:38pm

CHARLESTON — Two property owners are suing Horace Mann Insurance Company, First Response Restoration LLC and insurance adjuster Randall L. Tidd, citing alleged breach of implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing.

Woman claims medical center hasn't provided records

Philip Gonzales Aug. 11, 2016, 7:30pm

PRINCETON — A woman is suing Health Services of the Virginias Inc., d/b/a Bluefield Regional Medical Center, citing alleged breach of duty.

Car owner sues insurer over hail damage claim

Philip Gonzales Aug. 11, 2016, 6:29pm

BECKLEY — A policy holder is suing Encompass Insurance Company of America, alleging breach of contract and violation of the Unfair Trade Practices Act.

Woman sues bar after being shot in leg

Philip Gonzales Aug. 11, 2016, 6:25pm

CHARLESTON — A patron is suing Tayworsky LLC, d/b/a Monkey Barrel Bar, alleging that the bar failed to provide adequate security and that she was shot in the leg.

Man whose son died alleges harassment by debt collectors

Philip Gonzales Aug. 11, 2016, 6:17pm

CHARLESTON — A man whose son died is suing Weltman, Weinberg & Reis, a debt collector, citing alleged intentional infliction of emotional distress and violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Woman claims improper termination by hospital

Philip Gonzales Aug. 11, 2016, 6:12pm

CHARLESTON — A former employee has filed a class-action lawsuit against Highland-Clarksburg Hospital Inc., alleging constructive termination.

Survivor of fiery crash sues multiple parties

Philip Gonzales Aug. 11, 2016, 6:08pm

CHARLESTON — A man who was a passenger in a van is suing Margaret Ann Easton, administratrix of the estate of Vivien M. Easton, deceased; West Virginia Paving Inc.; Green Acres Contracting Inc.; R.G. Steel Corp.; and John Does 1-12, alleging negligence, strict liability, product liability, breach of express warranty, breach of implied warranty, actual fraud, constructive fraud and joint and several liability in connection with a fiery crash that killed five people.

Two accuse lender of unlawful interest rate increase

Philip Gonzales Aug. 10, 2016, 7:10pm

BECKLEY — Two Raleigh County residents are suing Pioneer Community Bank Inc., a mortgage lender, citing alleged breach of contract.

Driver claims damages as result of being hit by truck

Philip Gonzales Aug. 10, 2016, 7:06pm

BECKLEY — A motorist is suing truck driver Willie Earl Hunt and truck owner Crane Transport Inc., alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Woman blames airline for shoulder injury

Philip Gonzales Aug. 10, 2016, 7:01pm

CHARLESTON — A passenger is suing American Airlines Group Inc., alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.