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Blaming Republicans for 80 years of Democratic folly

The West Virginia Record Jul. 24, 2017, 2:21pm

Republicans in the majority in our state legislature are solely responsible for all of West Virginia's economic problems. So says Democratic Gov. Jim Justice.

Under settlement, water spill law firms will get up to $850 per hour for work

The West Virginia Record May 23, 2017, 11:04am

CHARLESTON – While the average water consumer would collect about $500 from a pending settlement of claims over contamination of the Elk River, law firms would collect up to $850 an hour. Lawyers applying for fees up to $40 million reported that they worked 30,248 hours and their employees worked 16,657 hours. In the course of three years and four months, those totals equal about 175 hours a week for lawyers and about 100 a week for support staff.

Deported Chinese man might be selling guns online from Logan

The West Virginia Record Oct. 24, 2016, 11:57am

LOGAN – A Chinese national who was deported following a million-dollar crime spree in Chicago might be living in Logan and selling guns on the internet.

Maryland couple accuses modular home manufacturer of shoddy work

The West Virginia Record Oct. 6, 2016, 12:07pm

MARTINSBURG — A Maryland husband and wife are suing a Pennsylvania modular home manufacturer, alleging breach of contract and breach of warranty in failing to remedy construction deficiencies.

Certified nursing assistant claims retaliatory termination

The West Virginia Record Jul. 27, 2016, 7:42pm

WHEELING — A certified nursing assistant is suing Good Shepherd Nursing Home LLC, a former employer, citing alleged wrongful termination.

Woman says doctor was negligent in hysterectomy

The West Virginia Record Jul. 26, 2016, 7:20pm

HUNTINGTON — A woman is suing the federal government, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Gina McCarthy doesn’t deserve an award

The West Virginia Record Jun. 13, 2016, 1:56pm

Why give credit where it's not due? Why praise the unpraiseworthy? Could it be to provide a patina of respectability?

Daughter blames nursing home for mother’s alleged injuries, neglect

The West Virginia Record May 3, 2016, 8:18pm

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman says her 76-year-old mother allegedly suffered abuse and neglect during her stay at an area nursing home.

Trial set for Charleston's roofing suit against Ohio Valley Spray Foam

The West Virginia Record Apr. 20, 2016, 2:47pm

CHARLESTON – The scheduling order has been filed, giving a trial date for a lawsuit involving the City of Charleston and Ohio Valley Spray Foam Inc. The trial has been set for Nov. 29, according to a scheduling order.

The end is near for Obama's bullies

The West Virginia Record Mar. 29, 2016, 3:25pm

One of the great joys in life is getting the chance to tell a bully off, but the timing and the circumstances have to be just right or you're liable to suffer the consequences.

Disabled woman accuses federal prison where she worked of discrimination

The West Virginia Record Feb. 8, 2016, 5:21pm

BECKLEY — A Raleigh County couple is suing the United States of America, claiming the federal prison where the wife worked created a hostile environment based on her disability.

Stephens Auto Center accused of failing to fully disclose loan terms

The West Virginia Record Jan. 17, 2016, 4:54pm

WINFIELD – An Eleanor couple is suing over claims that an auto dealer and finance company failed to fully disclose terms of a loan and allegedly engaged in abusive debt collection efforts.

Stroke victim allegedly fails to recuperate, spurring suit of HealthSouth

The West Virginia Record Jan. 15, 2016, 5:13pm

MORGANTOWN – A Monongalia County man’s estate is suing a local hospital and a Delaware-based firm doing business in West Virginia on allegations of negligence, wrongful death, breach of contract and violation of state law in the patient’s death.

Accident prompts SBA telecommunications firms to bring FDH Engineering, S&S Communication Specialists to court

The West Virginia Record Jan. 15, 2016, 4:59pm

CLARKSBURG – Two related Florida companies doing business in West Virginia are suing two area businesses, claiming negligence in a fatal 2014 infrastructure accident which killed three people, including a volunteer firefighter, and seriously injured two more.

PERSONNEL FILE: Hall selected as top lawyer for mass torts, class actions

The West Virginia Record Jan. 12, 2016, 9:13am

CHARLESTON – Hendrickson & Long PLLC attorney Jeffry Hall recently was selected as 2016 "Lawyer of the Year" for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants in the Charleston area. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant.

Marmet Center accused of neglect, abuse in patient's death

The West Virginia Record Jan. 3, 2016, 3:55pm

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman is suing over the treatment her father received while in the care of a nursing home, alleging neglect and abuse. 

Credit lender claims C A and F Transport owes more than $7,000

The West Virginia Record Dec. 21, 2015, 2:10pm

PRINCETON – A Georgia credit card company is suing a West Virginia transport company for breach of contract, seeking to recover more than $7,000 in allegedly unpaid debt.

Chester mayor challenges city council bid of negligence

The West Virginia Record Nov. 24, 2015, 10:00am

NEW CUMBERLAND – The mayor of Chester says the dereliction of duty charges leveled at him by five city council members violate procedural rules and are thus invalid.

Owners of modular home accuse manufacturer of negligence

The West Virginia Record Nov. 24, 2015, 9:33am

RIPLEY – A Given couple says the modular home they ordered from The Commodore Corp. and D&W Estates is both structurally and cosmetically defective, and fails to meet West Virginia structural codes.

Man blames Bluefield Regional, doctor in wife's death

The West Virginia Record Nov. 17, 2015, 10:12am

PRINCETON – A Mercer County man alleges his late wife’s doctor committed malpractice, leading to her death, when she was a patient at Bluefield Regional Medical Center.