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Law firm asks court to determine how to disperse $24,000 in auction proceeds

Wadi Reformado Jun. 21, 2017, 7:57am

A law firm recently filed a suit to determine how to disburse excess funds after the sale of a foreclosed home at an auction.

California corporation alleges debtor, guarantor failed to pay nearly $100,000

Philip Gonzales May 24, 2017, 10:37am

RIPLEY — A California corporation is suing a debtor and guarantor, alleging breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Ripley property owner alleges hearing aid business failed to pay rent

Wadi Reformado May 18, 2017, 9:51am

RIPLEY — A Ripley property owner is suing a hearing aid business, alleging breach of contract in failing to pay rent.

Land services providers allege oil exploration company owes nearly $85,000

Philip Gonzales May 9, 2017, 9:54am

RIPLEY — Land service providers are suing an oil exploration company, alleging breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Student blames school board for assault in gym class

Philip Gonzales May 4, 2017, 8:04am

RIPLEY — A middle school student is suing the Jackson County school board, alleging the defendant's negligence caused him to be assaulted by a fellow student in a gym class.

Century Aluminum, retirees reach $23m settlement

Kyla Asbury Feb. 15, 2017, 1:21pm

RAVENSWOOD – Century Aluminum has agreed to pay a group of retired workers from its Ravenswood plant that closed in 2009 $23 million for benefits.

Mail delivery driver alleges employer violated wage acts

Philip Gonzales Feb. 1, 2017, 8:32am

RIPLEY — A mail delivery driver is suing a trucking business, alleging violation of workers compensation acts.

Property owners allege contractors owe more than $26,000

Philip Gonzales Feb. 1, 2017, 8:32am

RIPLEY — Two Jackson County property owners are suing contractors, alleging the defendants owe more than $26,000 for breach of contract.

Child, parents accuse school board, former teacher of negligence

Philip Gonzales Jan. 20, 2017, 9:26am

RIPLEY — A Jackson County child and her parents are suing the county board of education and a former teacher, alleging their negligence led to injuries to the child. 

New 5th Circuit judge looks forward to challenges

John Myers Jan. 4, 2017, 10:00am

RIPLEY – The new year has just started, and for the men and women of the 5th Judicial Circuit, that means some new names and faces will be showing up at the court, including incoming Judge Lora Dyer.

Driver files suit for damages after accident with tractor-trailer

Philip Gonzales Dec. 6, 2016, 10:43am

RIPLEY – A South Carolina driver alleges he was struck by a tractor-trailer.

Employee accuses Jackson County of wrongful discharge

Philip Gonzales Dec. 2, 2016, 11:29am

RIPLEY — A Ravenswood man is suing a Jackson County company, alleging age discrimination, retaliation and wrongful discharge.

Estate administrator blames health care providers for woman's death

Philip Gonzales Nov. 30, 2016, 10:46am

RIPLEY — A South Charleston woman is suing health care providers, alleging their negligence caused the death of a patient. 

Consumer alleges Credit Acceptance Corp. misrepresented debt

Philip Gonzales Nov. 14, 2016, 10:59am

RIPLEY – A Ravenswood consumer is suing a financing company over allegations it made misleading representations regarding an account to finance a vehicle.

Regional planner alleges child development group owes more than $181,000

Philip Gonzales Oct. 28, 2016, 1:11pm

RIPLEY — A Parkersburg regional planner is suing a Ravenswood child development business, alleging breach of contract in a failure to pay more than $181,000. 

Customer accuses Dodge dealer of deceptive practices

Philip Gonzales Oct. 26, 2016, 11:48am

RIPLEY — A Jackson County man is suing a Dodge manufacturer, dealer and lender, alleging breach of contract and breach of warranty.

Jackson County customer accuses used car dealer of warranty breach

Philip Gonzales Oct. 21, 2016, 7:19am

RIPLEY — A Jackson County woman is suing a Chapmanville used car dealer, alleging breach of contract and breach of warranty in selling her a defective vehicle.

Aluminum plate manufacturer allege scrap buyers owe $215,000

Philip Gonzales Oct. 12, 2016, 9:01am

RIPLEY — An aluminum plate manufacturer is suing West Virginia scrap buyers, alleging breach of contract in failing to pay more than $215,000.

Retired coal miner alleges mortgage loan business violated agreement

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

RIPLEY — A retired coal miner is suing a mortgage loan servicer, alleging failure to credit payments.

Mechanic accuses aluminum plant, foreman of age discrimination

Philip Gonzales Sep. 15, 2016, 10:53am

RIPLEY — A West Columbia mechanic is suing an aluminum plant and a foreman, alleging age discrimination.