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Family of teen killed by state trooper to receive $700k

Kyla Asbury Apr. 24, 2017, 1:22pm

CHARLESTON – The attorneys for the family of Timothy Hill have disclosed that a settlement was approved by a judge in a lawsuit they filed against the West Virginia State Police for the death of their teenage son.

Judge affirms certificate of need for hospital merger

Kyla Asbury Apr. 21, 2017, 1:36pm

CHARLESTON – Kanawha Circuit Judge James C. Stucky affirmed West Virginia Health Care Authority’s decision to grant a certificate of need in the hospital merger between Cabell Huntington Hospital and St. Mary’s Medical Center.

Property owners allege mining company violated agreement

Philip Gonzales Apr. 21, 2017, 9:04am

CHARLESTON — Four Kanawha County property owners are suing a mining company, alleging breach of a settlement agreement and unjust enrichment.

Former worker accuses Marriott of not paying proper wages

Philip Gonzales Apr. 19, 2017, 12:42pm

CHARLESTON — A resigned employee has filed a class action lawsuit against Marriott, alleging violation of workers compensation acts.

Father blames urologic surgeon for child's injuries

Philip Gonzales Apr. 19, 2017, 12:40pm

CHARLESTON — The parent of a Logan County patient is suing a urologic surgeon, alleging his negligence caused injuries to a young child.

Man alleges he was denied medical attention as a pretrial detainee

John Severance Apr. 17, 2017, 3:36pm

CHARLESTON – A Raleigh County man filed suit in Kanawha Circuit Court against a variety of defendants, alleging four counts of negligence and two counts of outrage at a correctional officers and medical providers.

Family blames health care providers for resident's death

Philip Gonzales Apr. 17, 2017, 8:19am

CHARLESTON — A Cowen resident is suing health care providers, alleging their negligence caused the death of a resident.

Estate administrator blames health care providers for family member's injuries

Philip Gonzales Apr. 14, 2017, 9:10am

CHARLESTON — A Beckley woman is suing health care providers, alleging their negligence led to the suffering of a family member.

Water company sued after man plunges into hole

Philip Gonzales Apr. 14, 2017, 9:03am

A resident is suing West Virginia-American Water Co.after he was injured by falling into a 7-feet-deep hole near his home.

Former worker accuses correctional facility of sexual harassment

Philip Gonzales Apr. 13, 2017, 12:27pm

A former correctional officer is suing West Virginia Regional Jail Correctional Facility Authority and some of its employees, alleging a hostile work environment, sexual harassment and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Nursing home operator accused of malpractice

Philip Gonzales Apr. 13, 2017, 12:27pm

An estate representative is suing Genesis Healthcare LLC, Genesis Eldercare Network Services Inc. and other parties, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries to a now-deceased nursing home resident.

Spouse blames nursing home operator for wife's death

Philip Gonzales Apr. 11, 2017, 9:47am

CHARLESTON — A Raleigh County man is suing a Beckley nursing home facility operator, alleging negligence led to the death of his wife.

Former inmate blames jail operator for eye injuries

Philip Gonzales Apr. 11, 2017, 9:46am

CHARLESTON — A former inmate is suing a state jail facility, alleging the defendants' negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff.

Couple accuse radiologists of medical malpractice

Philip Gonzales Apr. 10, 2017, 11:36am

A husband and wife are suing Drs. Timothy Conner and Jaime Salvator, who are radiologists, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent patient injuries and negligence.

Family member blames medical care providers for man's death

Philip Gonzales Apr. 7, 2017, 7:36am

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County woman is suing medical care providers, alleging their negligence led to the death of a relative. 

Daughter alleges health care providers breached financial responsibilities

Philip Gonzales Apr. 5, 2017, 2:24pm

CHARLESTON — The daughter of a deceased patient is suing Kanawha County health care providers, alleging breach of fiduciary duty.

Another lawsuit against Matulis for alleged sexual assaults

Kyla Asbury Apr. 4, 2017, 2:19pm

CHARLESTON – A lawsuit has been filed against Charleston Area Medical Center, claiming hospital officials were aware that a physician was allegedly sexually assaulting patients and still did not suspend him until later.

Woman sues National Casualty Company for declining coverage

Kyla Asbury Apr. 3, 2017, 12:25pm

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing National Casualty Company after she claims it wrongfully declined coverage after she was in a car accident.

Health care provider sued over death of inmate

Philip Gonzales Mar. 31, 2017, 7:56am

An administrator for the estate of a deceased Kanawha County resident is suing PrimeCare Medical of West Virginia, alleging that insufficient measures were taken by the health care provider to save the resident's life.

Daughter blames nursing facility operators for mother's injuries

Philip Gonzales Mar. 28, 2017, 11:46am

CHARLESTON — A daughter is suing South Charleston nursing facility operators, alleging negligence led to serious injuries for her mother.