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Man sues Jet Blue Airways for delay, causing him to miss connecting flight

Kyla Asbury May 16, 2017, 2:28pm

MARTINSBURG – A man is suing Jet Blue Airways after he claims it breached its contract and was negligent.

Law firm sponsoring golf tournament to benefit multiple sclerosis organization

Pam Wright Apr. 26, 2017, 8:16am

TEAYS VALLEY – Preparations have begun for a charity golf tournament that will benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Woman sues Marmet for injuries allegedly caused by police officer

Kyla Asbury Feb. 15, 2017, 11:43am

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing the City of Marmet after she claims she was injured by a police officer.

Three wrongful termination lawsuits against contractor removed to federal court

Kyla Asbury Jan. 23, 2017, 12:18pm

CHARLESTON - Three lawsuits against Davis H. Elliot Construction alleging wrongful termination were removed to federal court.

Woman sues Kroger for knee injury at Putnam Co. store

Kyla Asbury Jan. 20, 2017, 1:10pm

HUNTINGTON – A woman is suing Kroger after she claims she was injured at Kroger when she slipped and fell on water on the floor.

Appalachian Bible College sues Foremost Industries for not making promised donation

Kyla Asbury Aug. 1, 2016, 3:18pm

BECKLEY – Appalachian Bible College is suing Foremost Industries Inc. after it claims the company failed to give a $4 million donation it promised the school.

Lawsuit alleging injury at Chief Logan State Park transferred to Logan County

Kyla Asbury Jul. 27, 2016, 3:16pm

LOGAN – A lawsuit alleging injuries at Chief Logan State Park originally filed in Kanawha Circuit Court has been transferred to Logan Circuit Court.

Trial set for MillerCoors truck shifting load lawsuit

Kyla Asbury May 2, 2016, 1:16pm

ELKINS – A trial date has been set in a lawsuit against MillerCoors alleging the company’s negligence caused injuries.

Kanawha judge dismisses former Metro 911 employee's lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Apr. 18, 2016, 6:52pm

CHARLESTON – A lawsuit against Metro 911 by a former employee has been dismissed from Kanawha Circuit Court.

Court denies Beckley’s motion to dismiss in retirement lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Apr. 18, 2016, 6:50pm

CHARLESTON – Kanawha Circuit Court Judge Carrie L. Webster has denied the City of Beckley’s motion to dismiss in a lawsuit against it for allegedly failing to properly submit retirement paperwork. “This court finds that West Virginia Code … does not prohibit plaintiff’s claims against this defendant,” the March 6 order states. “This court finds that the plaintiff may pursue his cause of action under his public policy retaliation claim at this time.”

Ruggier MS Golf Tournament set for May 9

Kyla Asbury Apr. 14, 2016, 1:40pm

CHARLESTON – The Second Annual Duane Ruggier MS Golf Tournament is scheduled for May 9 at Berry Hills Country Club in Charleston. All proceeds for the tournament will go to the MS Society. Duane Ruggier II, an attorney at Pullin Fowler Flanagan Brown & Poe in Charleston, said it is a great honor that the tournament has been named after him.

Praising Benjamin: When saying the least says the most

Kevin Robinson Mar. 28, 2016, 7:37am

BECKLEY – I had not been practicing law very long when I first met Justice Brent Benjamin, but longtime observers of the state Supreme Court have told me him taking a seat on the bench in 2005 brought a refreshing perspective to the Court.

Jury says Charleston-Kanawha Housing Authority not negligent in injury suit

Kyla Asbury Mar. 14, 2016, 12:30pm

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha Circuit Court judge has entered a final judgment in a lawsuit against Charleston-Kanawha Housing Authority after a two-day trial. Circuit Judge James C. Stucky entered the final judgment after a trial occurred on Feb. 22 and 23.

Foodfair denies blame in defective M&M lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Feb. 29, 2016, 3:56pm

WAYNE – Foodfair Inc. filed an answer to the plaintiff’s complaint in a lawsuit against it and Mars Chocolate North America LLC alleging an object was in a bag of peanut M&Ms that caused the plaintiff to break a tooth. In its answer, Foodfair stated that there has been no proof whatsoever that it sold the alleged defective product in the case and/or caused the object at issue to be in Sue Osborne’s food, however, if the M&Ms at issue were sold by Foodfair, it was merchantable and fit for the int

Davis: Other justices ignored plain language of state code

Kyla Asbury Feb. 3, 2016, 8:54am

CHARLESTON – State Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis said the majority has continued to ignore the plain language of West Virginia code in a recent opinion.

Justices say court erred in insurance judgment

Kyla Asbury Jan. 28, 2016, 12:24pm

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that the circuit court erred in its decision to not credit State Farm for an advance payment.

Logan Co. NRA t-shirt lawsuit dismissed, will be re-filed

Kyla Asbury and Chris Dickerson Jan. 25, 2016, 3:17pm

CHARLESTON – A lawsuit against the Logan County Board of Education has been dismissed from federal court, but the plaintiff’s attorney plans to re-file it. Attorney Ben White says he plans to re-file the lawsuit next week. He said he’s had financial problems as a result of the economy and had to downsize his law practice.

Three-judge panel dismisses removal petition against Nicholas Co. Commissioners

Kyla Asbury Jan. 6, 2016, 2:06pm

SUMMERSVILLE – A three-judge panel has dismissed a removal petition against the Nicholas County Commission, its president and two commissioners. The judges granted an order granting the respondents’ motion for summary judgment, according to the Jan. 4 order. The three-judge panel included Judges Phillip D. Gaujot, John W. Hatcher Jr. and Timothy L. Sweeney.