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CHARLESTON – Progressive Classic Insurance must pay thousands of dollars for thumbing its nose at Harrison Circuit Judge Thomas Bedell, the Supreme Court of Appeals decided on Oct. 13.
CHARLESTON – A state Supreme Court decision ignoring 47 other jurisdictions is at the center of a new blog post by a pair of attorneys who say prescription drug companies should think twice about doing business in West Virginia.
PARKERSBURG – A Wood County attorney is again under investigation for failing to pay taxes. Richard A. Hayhurst is accused of failing to pay over $8,000 in taxes during the fourth quarter of 2003, according to a charge of information … Read More
CHARLESTON – A suspension was not the only punishment meted out to Richard A. Hayhurst in 1996. Records show the state Supreme Court rebuked him for practicing law without a license in Ohio. The Court on Aug. 2, 1996, reprimanded … Read More
CHARLESTON — Supreme Court Justice Thomas McHugh on Tuesday swore in four new sex offender intensive supervision officers during a ceremony in the Supreme Court Chamber.
CHARLESTON – Wood Circuit Judge J.D. Beane properly ordered a man to support another man’s child, the Supreme Court of Appeals decided on Oct. 13. Although the man proved someone else fathered the child, the Justices affirmed Beane in enforcing … Read More
DANIELS -– Supreme Court Chief Justice Brent D. Benjamin has honored Circuit Judges Russell M. Clawges Jr. and James J. Rowe for their election as ASTAR Science and Technology Fellows. Read More
CHARLESTON – The Webster County prosecutor has asked the state Supreme Court to relieve him of an unreasonable burden a circuit judge placed on him regarding the disclosure of informants in a pending drug case.
CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court will decide if e-mails between former Justice Spike Maynard and Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship will see the light of day.
CHARLESTON – Former spouses often squabble over child support, but only once have they squabbled at the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.
CHARLESTON – Ninety dollars a month in child support doesn’t sound like much. Unless, perhaps, another man fathered the child. In a case pending at the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, a man seeks relief from an order to … Read More
HUNTINGTON – Supreme scorn fell on Fayette County assistant prosecutor Brian Parsons when he argued that police can stop drivers at random for safety checks. “Safety my foot,” barked Justice Menis Ketchum of the Supreme Court of Appeals in oral … Read More
CHARLES TOWN – Citizens have no right to know who signed petitions that a private group circulated to force a public referendum, Jefferson Circuit Judge David Sanders ruled. Sanders ratified a decision of Jefferson County Clerk Jennifer Maghan, who withheld … Read More