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CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has let stand a lower court’s decision dismissing a former Tax Department official’s libel suit against a statewide news organization. The Court on Feb. 11 voted unanimously not to hear Lexie Redden’s appeal from … Read More
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has to decide whether a man should receive medical payment benefits previously denied by a circuit court. On June 11, 2003, Michael W. Witt was operating a 1999 GMC Sierra truck … Read More
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals heard arguments Wednesday on the reinstatement of a lawsuit filed by a North Carolina man against Mylan drug companies. Randy Mace is pleading for a West Virginia court to hear his … Read More
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals heard arguments Tuesday on a special judge’s decision enforcing a divorce agreement in favor of Kanawha Circuit Judge Charles King’s former wife, Judith King.
CHARLESTON – North Carolina takes a two-year limit on wrongful death suits more seriously than West Virginia, so a North Carolina man pleads for a West Virginia court to hear his suit. On March 30, Kathryn Reed Bayless of Princeton … Read More
CHARLESTON — Acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has announced the appointment of Glen Stotler as Family Court Judge to fill the judicial vacancy in the Twenty-Third Family Court Circuit (Morgan, Hampshire and Mineral Counties). The appointment is effective immediately. “Glen … Read More
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court says it will not order state Auditor Glen Gainer to stop paying Acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin a governor’s salary.
ELKINS — Supreme Court Justice Brent D. Benjamin will be the keynote speaker at a ceremony celebrating the opening of the Randolph County Juvenile Drug Court.
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court on Monday eliminated an April 15 deadline for filings in a lawsuit looking to stop acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin from drawing a governor’s salary and receiving other perks of the office.
GLEN DALE -– West Virginia Supreme Court Justices is mourning the loss of former Second Judicial Circuit Judge John Thomas Madden of Moundsville, who died Sunday, March 20, at home. He was 78. “John Madden was an outstanding judge who … Read More
CHARLESTON – Justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals must divide Kanawha Circuit Judge Charles King’s pension between his wife and his former wife.
CHARLESTON – Owners of Woodlands Retirement Community in Huntington must pay $457,386.79 for a certificate showing they redeemed their properties for more than $6 million in taxes and interest, the Supreme Court of Appeals has decided.
CHARLESTON – Three real estate developers owe $15,000 each in punitive damages to Jefferson County planning commissioner Todd Baldau, the Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled. The Justices on March 10 affirmed Circuit Judge David Sanders, who entered judgment on … Read More
CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has concurred with Kentucky’s high court in suspending an Ashland attorney’s license for 30 days. The Court on Feb. 24 accepted the recommendation of the Lawyer Disciplinary Board that Rodney Justice’s West Virginia license … Read More
CHARLESTON – Failing to return a client’s retainer is at the center of three other disciplinary actions brought against Rodney Justice in both Kentucky and West Virginia during the previous decade. Last month, the state Supreme Court ordered the suspension … Read More