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Raleigh County authority alleges heating, air conditioning system is defective

Philip Gonzales May 19, 2017, 8:57am

BECKLEY — A Raleigh County unit is suing a contractor and subcontractor, alleging breach of contract.

Raleigh County property owner alleges energy company broke law

Mike Torres May 15, 2017, 11:08am

BECKLEY — A Raleigh County property owner is suing an energy company, alleging violation of state law.

Former Merill Lynch financial adviser allegedly owes firm more than $700K

Philip Gonzales Oct. 14, 2016, 7:32am

KINGWOOD — A securities brokerage firm has filed suit against a former financial adviser for allegedly failing to pay an arbitration award.

18 new lawsuits filed against Humphreys for mishandling of flood litigation

Chris Dickerson Aug. 8, 2016, 7:06pm

CHARLESTON – Nearly 20 more lawsuits have been filed against a prominent Charleston attorney over his firm’s alleged mishandling of litigation involving flooding that occurred in 2001.

Humphreys firm appeals bankruptcy court remand, seeks stay

Chris Dickerson Jul. 22, 2016, 11:19am

CHARLESTON – A prominent Charleston law firm has appealed a recent federal bankruptcy court ruling that remanded part of a case against him and his firm back to Kanawha County.

Woman sues Monongahela Power for power lines, company seeks to dismiss

Kyla Asbury Jul. 19, 2016, 4:51pm

KINGWOOD – A woman is suing Monongahela Power Company after she claims there are power lines on her personal property.

Verizon wage payment violation lawsuit goes to federal court

Kyla Asbury Apr. 12, 2016, 11:59am

CLARKSBURG – A woman is suing Verizon Communications after she claims it violated the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act. Kelly Renee Carney was employed by Verizon in its call center in Clarksburg, according to a complaint filed in Harrison Magistrate Court and removed to federal court.

Greenbrier Co. woman accuses AutoZone of discrimination

Kyla Asbury Feb. 1, 2016, 12:12pm

BECKLEY – A Greenbrier County woman is suing AutoZone after she claims she was discriminated against because of her gender.

Randolph Co. church sues over banning of property sale

Kyla Asbury Dec. 1, 2015, 9:12am

ELKINS – Summit Church and the owners of the property that it uses for Sunday services are suing the Randolph County Development Authority after they claim it is violating the U.S. Constitution by refusing to let the owners sell the property to the church.

Who decides what is best for West Virginia?

David Higgins Nov. 23, 2015, 9:33am

CHARLESTON – On Nov. 4, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper filed suit against Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman in the Colorado Supreme Court for a ruling as to whether or not the Attorney General can appear on behalf of Colorado in litigation and proceedings when the governor has not asked or authorized her to do so.

Ace Hardware removes Preston Co. electrical shock case to federal court

Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury Oct. 29, 2015, 9:10am

CLARKSBURG – A couple is suing Ace Hardware after they claim electrical shock injuries were sustained as a result of its breach of contract. A.D.

Controversial hire in AG's office resigns

Chris Dickerson Oct. 21, 2015, 2:38pm

CHARLESTON – A West Virginia Attorney General’s office staffer whose recent hiring drew criticism from Democrats has resigned. Deputy Chief of Staff Lance Henderson resigned Oct. 21, saying the “vitriolic partisanship” in the state is disappointing. “It has been an honor to serve the people of this state,” Henderson said in a statement.

Higgins says his AG qualifications 'speak for themselves'

Kyla Asbury Oct. 16, 2015, 2:29pm

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General candidate David K. Higgins says his qualifications for the office speak for themselves. Higgins, an attorney at Robinson & McElwee, said he has experience in handling tax litigation and litigation involving the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act.

PERSONNEL FILE: Robinson & McElwee welcomes two attorneys

Chris Dickerson Sep. 22, 2015, 3:10pm

CHARLESTON – Two attorneys recently have joined Robinson & McElwee PLLC and have been admitted to the West Virginia Bar.

Preston Co. man says he nearly died using Ace Hardware equipment

Chris Dickerson Sep. 3, 2015, 12:29pm

KINGWOOD – A Preston County couple says Ace Hardware isn’t exactly the helpful hardware place it claims to be in its advertising after the man says he nearly died using a piece of rental equipment. Michael L. and Crystal L. Frantz of Terra Alta filed their lawsuit against Ace Hardware Corporation, which is based in Illinois, and A.D. Naylor & Co. Inc. of Oakland, Md., last month in Preston Circuit Court.

PERSONNEL FILE: Robinson & McElwee attorneys listed in Best Lawyers

Chris Dickerson Aug. 25, 2015, 10:30am

CHARLESTON – Eleven lawyers from Robinson & McElwee PLLC recently were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016.