Top News

Drug wholesalers seek dismissal of federal lawsuits

Kyla Asbury Apr. 17, 2017, 4:07pm

CHARLESTON – The drug wholesalers named in multiple lawsuits across the state alleging they are responsible for the substance abuse epidemic in West Virginia have filed motions to dismiss the lawsuits.

Disabled employee alleges insurer failed to pay benefits

Philip Gonzales Apr. 13, 2017, 12:18pm

HUNTINGTON — A disabled employee is suing a benefits plan administrator, alleging violation of workers compensation acts.

Man accuses Huntington, police officers of unlawful arrest

Kyla Asbury Mar. 31, 2017, 1:30pm

HUNTINGTON – A man is suing the city of Huntington after he claims he was unlawfully arrested and a knife he owned was not returned.

Three more counties file suits against drug distributors

Kyla Asbury Mar. 29, 2017, 10:46am

CHARLESTON – Three more lawsuits have been filed against the drug distributors for flooding West Virginia with opioid painkillers and causing the drug epidemic in the state.

Two women sue Huntington, police officer for alleged sexual assault

Kyla Asbury Mar. 20, 2017, 2:40pm

HUNTINGTON – Two women are suing the city of Huntington and a police officer they claim sexually assaulted them.

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.

Fazoli's employee alleges restaurant, insurer failed to pay proper benefits

Philip Gonzales Mar. 14, 2017, 11:03am

HUNTINGTON — A Kentucky woman is suing a restaurant group and claims administrators, alleging violation of workers compensation acts.

Wayne Co. school board member files second suit over robocalls

Chris Dickerson Mar. 10, 2017, 10:13am

CHARLESTON – A member of the Wayne County Board of Education has filed a second lawsuit against the school board and an employee.

Nursing assistant alleges youth assistance facility violated rights

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 7, 2017, 2:46pm

HUNTINGTON — A Cabell County woman is suing a Huntington youth assistance facility, alleging deliberate intent to not inform her of her rights.

Drug companies want Huntington's lawsuit moved to federal court

Kyla Asbury Mar. 6, 2017, 9:57am

HUNTINGTON – The drug distributors alleged to have caused the opioid epidemic in West Virginia are asking for the Huntington lawsuit against them to be removed to federal court.

Teacher accuses Wayne County school board of discrimination

Philip Gonzales Jan. 26, 2017, 1:13pm

HUNTINGTON — A Wayne County teacher is suing the county school board, alleging unlawful discrimination, retaliation and constructive discharge.

Sales manager alleges communications company violated medical leave act

Philip Gonzales Jan. 25, 2017, 10:55am

HUNTINGTON — A Putnam County woman is suing Verizon, alleging illegal discrimination and retaliation.

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.

Attorney, wife say Chase Bank wouldn't remove fraudulent charge

Kyla Asbury Jan. 11, 2017, 12:31pm

HUNTINGTON – A Cabell County attorney and his wife are suing JPMorgan Chase Bank after they claim it wrongfully charged them more than $60,000 and refused to remove the fraudulent charge.

Appeals court upholds mountaintop removal ruling

Kyla Asbury Jan. 5, 2017, 2:55pm

CHARLESTON – The Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a ruling made by a West Virginia federal judge that coal operators in the state have to comply with water quality standards that limit the amount of pollution allowed in streams.

Couple sues General Motors for son’s death

Kyla Asbury Nov. 9, 2016, 12:57pm

HUNTINGTON – A couple is suing General Motors after they claim it is responsible for their son’s death.

Father blames animal shelter operators for bulldog attack

Philip Gonzales Oct. 26, 2016, 11:47am

HUNTINGTON — A Virginia man is suing Long Island animal shelter operators, alleging their negligence led to his son being attacked by a bulldog. 

Virginia Meadows homeowners allege multiple entities guilty of poor construction

Philip Gonzales Sep. 29, 2016, 1:04pm

HUNTINGTON — Virginia Meadows homeowners are suing multiple defendants, alleging poor construction of an entire Putnam County subdivision that resulted in flooding and property damage.

Employer accused of not addressing harassment

Philip Gonzales Aug. 12, 2016, 4:52pm

HUNTINGTON — Two African-American employees are suing Rent-A-Center Franchising International Inc., an employer, citing alleged hostile work environment and harassment.

Woman says doctor was negligent in hysterectomy

The West Virginia Record Jul. 26, 2016, 7:20pm

HUNTINGTON — A woman is suing the federal government, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.