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CHARLESTON – A Logan County woman has filed a suit against the company that operates the parking garages at the Charleston Town Center after she was injured when the entrance gate at the garage knocked her off the back of … Read More
CHARLESTON – State Court Administrator Steve Canterbury wants Kanawha Circuit Judge Lewis Bloom to reject a “friend of the court” brief from The West Virginia Record in a dispute over public access to electronic messages of judges. Ancil Ramey of … Read More
CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County couple has filed an asbestos suit against 85 companies, claiming the man contracted mesothelioma as a result of working around the deadly dusts for decades. Vincent and Antoinette Scriptunas filed the suit June 13 in … Read More
CHARLESTON – A national railroad company is being sued by the estate of a man who died from a disease he allegedly contracted after years of working for the railroad. Joseph Keller filed the suit June 13 in Kanawha Circuit … Read More
June 19 Gloria Kinney, William Kinney v. Charleston Area Medical Center, Inc. PA – Michael T. Clifford; J – Walker * Gloria and William Kinney filed a suit against Charleston Area Medical Center, after Gloria was assaulted by a patient … Read More
CHARLESTON – West Virginians can read electronic mail exchanges between judges and private citizens even if the e-mails mix public and private business, The West Virginia Record argues in Kanawha Circuit Court.
CHARLESTON – Legal Aid of West Virginia recently gave law students the opportunity to help the legal community in West Virginia before they even receive a law degree.
CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman filed a lawsuit against the owner of a pit bull after the dog attacked her. Gloria Koontz filed the suit June 11 in Kanawha Circuit Court against Evetta Kessel. Koontz was at Kessel’s house … Read More
CHARLESTON – Four families filed lawsuits against 124 companies, claiming they suffered from deadly asbestos exposure while working with or around products from the companies. Pittsburgh attorney David P. Chervenick and Charleston attorney Scott Segal filed the lawsuits June 11 … Read More
CHARLESTON – A state nonprofit company has filed a suit against a Huntington corporation seeking more than $2 million in damages, claiming the corporation took confidential information and stole business clients. Job Squad, which operates a presort mailing operation in … Read More
CHARLESTON – A Charleston attorney has filed a suit against the State Police and several State Troopers, claiming he was beaten so badly at the State Police barracks that spinal fluid leaked from his nose.
CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man has filed a medical malpractice suit against two local physicians, claiming he developed a MRSA infection after heart bypass surgery.
CHARLESTON – A Fayette County family filed a suit against a children’s furniture manufacturer after their son died in a crib that was allegedly made with defective parts.
CHARLESTON – Massey Energy has filed a lawsuit over a Freedom of Information Act request it submitted to the state Supreme Court for Justice Larry Starcher’s e-mails.
CHARLESTON – The estate of a former Armco Steel worker filed a wrongful death asbestos suit against the steel plant and 36 other companies, seeking damages after the worker died of esophageal cancer. Mary Kathryn Black filed a suit against … Read More