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Customer accuses consumer reporting agency of inaccuracies

Philip Gonzales May 22, 2017, 9:56am

MARTINSBURG — A customer has filed a class action lawsuit against a consumer reporting agency, alleging inaccurate reporting.

Water crisis attorneys seek $45 million in legal fees, court expenses

Chris Dickerson May 10, 2017, 8:29am

CHARLESTON – The attorneys for plaintiffs in the 2014 water crisis litigation have asked a federal judge to approve more than $45 million in fees and expenses for their work on the case.

Couple blames medical care providers for husband's hepatitis

Philip Gonzales May 5, 2017, 9:51am

BECKLEY — A couple is suing Raleigh General Hospital and medical care providers, alleging medical negligence led to injuries for the husband.

Supreme Court says Frontier class action should go to arbitration

Kyla Asbury Apr. 24, 2017, 8:18am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that a 2014 Frontier class action lawsuit needs to be remanded back to state court to go through arbitration.

Federal judge rules Wilmington Trust owes nearly $30 million

Kyla Asbury Mar. 20, 2017, 2:42pm

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A federal judge has ruled that Wilmington Trust owes Employee Stock Ownership Plan participants nearly $30 million as a result of a stock-purchase that violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.

Another former student sues Logan school board for sexual abuse

Kyla Asbury Mar. 13, 2017, 10:51am

LOGAN – Another former student is suing the Logan County Board of Education after she claims she was sexually abused by a teacher Ryan Waugh was also named as a defendant in the suit.

Woman accuses CNA of unlawful sale of 'gap insurance'

Kyla Asbury Mar. 13, 2017, 10:14am

LOGAN – A woman filed a class action lawsuit against CNA National Warranty Corporation alleging it unlawfully sold gap insurance.

Bailey & Glasser lawyers part of $20M verdict in Dish Network class action

Kyla Asbury Feb. 8, 2017, 12:21pm

CHARLESTON – A North Carolina jury awarded a $20 million verdict in a class action lawsuit against Dish Network for violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. The trial lasted five days.

AG's office was asked to file asphalt suit three times, DOH attorney says

Chris Dickerson Feb. 8, 2017, 11:47am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office was asked three times to file a suit on behalf of the state Department of Highways regarding the price of asphalt, according to a DOH attorney.

Former Logan Co. student says she was sexually abused by a teacher

Kyla Asbury Feb. 6, 2017, 12:23pm

LOGAN – A former student is suing the Logan County Board of Education after she claims she was sexually abused by a teacher.

UPDATED: AG's office stepping into asphalt pricing lawsuit

Chris Dickerson Jan. 11, 2017, 9:41am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Attorney General’s office is stepping into a lawsuit regarding the price of asphalt. On Jan. 10, a lawyer for the state Department of Transportation told legislators the agency has an agreement with Patrick Morrisey’s office to handle the case.

Charleston attorney helping ADM fight poisonous horse feed suit

Joe Dyton Dec. 1, 2016, 11:22am

CHICAGO – Animal feed manufacturer Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM) is currently facing a lawsuit alleging it produced horse feed with an ingredient, monensin, that is poisonous to horses.

Kanawha Co., Huntington join W.Va. Paving lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Oct. 24, 2016, 1:49pm

CHARLESTON – The Kanawha County Commission has voted to join five cities and the state in its lawsuits against West Virginia Paving for creating a de facto monopoly.

Four cities sue W.Va. Paving for violating state’s Antitrust Act

Kyla Asbury Oct. 13, 2016, 9:07am

CHARLESTON – Four cities are suing West Virginia Paving after they claim is has created a monopoly and violated West Virginia’s Antitrust Act. The complaints were filed as class action lawsuits.

Women Lawyer's Networking Group of West Virginia sees 'immediate, positive reaction'

Carrie Salls Sep. 26, 2016, 10:40am

CHARLESTON – A group of female lawyers at Bailey & Glasser LLP have organized the Women Lawyers’ Networking Group of West Virginia in an effort to fill a previously untapped need for networking in the state.

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.

37 companies sue Dominion Transmission, others for breach of fiduciary duty

Kyla Asbury Jul. 1, 2016, 11:59am

MOUNDSVILLE – Thirty-seven companies are suing Dominion Transmission Inc. after they claim it and others breached their fiduciary duties.

Another suit filed against Raleigh General for unnecessary cardiac procedure

Kyla Asbury May 2, 2016, 1:28pm

BECKLEY – A Fayette County man is suing Raleigh General Hospital for un unnecessary cardiac procedure that was performed on him.

Verizon wage payment violations lawsuit dismissed

Kyla Asbury Mar. 21, 2016, 1:21pm

WHEELING - A lawsuit against Verizon Wireless for allegedly violating the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act has been dismissed from federal court.

Judge: Justice companies owe $2M from 2013 coal deal

Chris Dickerson Mar. 11, 2016, 2:37pm

BECKLEY – A federal judge says two companies owned by Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jim Justice owe more than $2 million from a 2013 coal deal. On March 11, U.S. District Judge Irene Berger issued a memorandum opinion and order granting summary judgment to Thomas K. Lampert of Pennsylvania. He is trustee for the Thomas K. Lampert Irrevocable Trust. Last year, Lampert sued Tams Management Inc. and Southern Coal Corporation in federal court. It says the companies – owned by Justice – didn’t p