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Couple accuses Capital One of consumer credit violations

Kyla Asbury Mar. 17, 2017, 12:55pm

HUNTINGTON – A couple is suing Capital One Bank after they claim it violated the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act. Richard Davis and Deborah Davis became in arrears upon the alleged indebtedness to the defendant upon their account with Capital One Bank and the defendant began to engage in collection of the indebtedness, according to a complaint filed Feb. 16, 2016, in Cabell Circuit Court and amended on Dec. 29.

Justices rule consumer protection claims do not survive death

Kyla Asbury Nov. 17, 2016, 1:21pm

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that consumer credit and protection claims do not survive death.

Putnam Co. woman says bank violated consumer protection act

Philip Gonzales Sep. 23, 2016, 8:12am

CHARLESTON — A West Virginia woman is suing a bank, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Man claims debt collector violated law

Philip Gonzales Sep. 7, 2016, 10:43am

CHARLESTON — A consumer is suing Navient Solutions Inc., a debt collection agency, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Man sues debt collector for consumer credit violations

Kyla Asbury Sep. 6, 2016, 12:10pm

WAYNE – A man is suing Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co. after he claims it violated the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act. After Gerald Curry became in arrears upon the alleged indebtedness to the defendant upon his account and the defendant began to engage in collection of such indebtedness through the use of telephone calls placed to Curry and by written communications, according to a complaint filed in Wayne Circuit Court.

Customer accuses 21st Mortgage Corp. of phone harassment

Robert Hadley Mar. 4, 2016, 8:32pm

WINFIELD – A man is suing 21st Mortgage Corp., claiming it violated consumer protection laws by allegedly harassing him to collect a debt.

Wayne Co. woman accuses Midland Funding of consumer credit violations

Kyla Asbury Feb. 26, 2016, 12:45pm

WAYNE – A woman is suing Midland Funding after she claims it violated the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act. Between January 2012 and February 2014, the defendant contacted Brandy S. Hayton numerous times over a debt that Hayton disputed and Midland did not respond with a notice of investigation or actually conduct an investigation, according to a complaint filed Feb. 16 in Wayne Circuit Court.

Summary judgment granted in St. Mary's wrongful termination case

Kyla Asbury Feb. 24, 2016, 1:13pm

HUNTINGTON – Summary judgment was granted in a lawsuit against St. Mary’s Medical Center alleging wrongful termination. Circuit Judge Christopher D. Chiles dismissed the lawsuit with prejudice, after hearing oral arguments from the parties regarding summary judgment on Feb. 5. The order was filed Feb. 16.

Man accuses N.Y. law firm of violating debt collection act

Kyla Asbury Feb. 18, 2016, 2:35pm

CHARLESTON – A man is suing the Offices of Rockwell Copeland Roth LLC after he claims it violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. On Dec. 15, Mark Tscherne received a phone call from John Belfort, a duly authorized representative of the defendant, who stated that the defendant was a legal processing firm and calling in reference to a civil lawsuit that was filed against him in an attempt to collect debt, according to a complaint filed Feb. 11 in the U.S.

Man says Toyota retaliated against him for workers' comp claim

Kyla Asbury Oct. 14, 2015, 3:22pm

HUNTINGTON – A man is suing Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia Inc. after he claims his employment was wrongfully terminated in retaliation for applying for workers' compensation benefits. Manpower of WV Inc. was also named as a defendant in the suit. Andrian Sowards began employment with the defendants on May 19, 2014, and, during his employment, Manpower issued checks for payment of Sowards' wages, according to a complaint originally filed in Putnam Circuit Court and removed the federa

Hurricane woman accuses Healthsouth of FMLA violations

Kyla Asbury Oct. 6, 2015, 9:14am

HUNTINGTON – A Hurricane woman is suing Healthsouth Corporation after she claims it violated her rights under the Family & Medical Leave Act. Danielle Haynes began her employment with the defendant on Jan. 9, 2012, and in 2014, she became pregnant with her first child, according to a complaint filed in Cabell Circuit Court. Haynes claims she gave birth to her son on Feb. 3, several months premature and on Feb. 10, she notified the defendant that she would need to take leave under the Family &