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Two drug distribution lawsuits removed to federal court

Kyla Asbury Aug. 8, 2017, 2:25pm

CHARLESTON – Lawsuits filed by Chapmanville Mayor Raaimie Barker and the Mercer County Commission against the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy and multiple drug distributors have been removed to federal court.

Pennsylvania man sues Frontier Communications for causing distress

Kyla Asbury Jun. 12, 2017, 3:02pm

BLUEFIELD – A Pennsylvania man is suing Frontier Communications of West Virginia after he claims it wrongfully made a delinquency report to credit agencies, which caused him distress.

Couple accuses college officials of hostile work environment

Philip Gonzales Jun. 1, 2017, 12:14pm

BLUEFIELD — A Mercer County husband and wife are suing a state college and school officials, alleging a hostile work environment, intentional infliction of emotional distress and retaliation.

Resurrection Coal sues governor's company for failure to pay for mined coal

Kyla Asbury May 25, 2017, 12:47pm

BLUEFIELD – Resurrection Coal Company Inc. is suing James C. Justice Companies Inc. after it claims the governor’s company owes more than $100,000 for mined coal.

Grandfather accuses state troopers of using unlawful force

Philip Gonzales May 2, 2017, 8:13am

BLUEFIELD — A McDowell County grandfather is suing West Virginia state troopers, alleging unlawful use of excessive force.

School board seeks to dismiss first amended complaint in Bible in the Schools lawsuit

Kyla Asbury May 1, 2017, 3:20pm

BLUEFIELD – The Mercer County Board of Education has filed a motion to dismiss the first amended complaint filed by Freedom From Religion Foundation in a lawsuit attempting to remove the Bible in the Schools program from the county.

African-American employee accuses Dish Network of discrimination

Philip Gonzales Apr. 20, 2017, 11:50am

BLUEFIELD — An African-American woman is suing a Dish Network, alleging race and sex discrimination.

Sandblasting firm accused of failing to pay overtime

Philip Gonzales Apr. 4, 2017, 11:30am

The acting secretary of labor has filed a complaint against Superior Steam Cleaning and Sandblasting and company owner Douglas Humphrey, citing alleged violation of federal workers compensation law.

Consumer accuses debt collector of phone harassment

Philip Gonzales Feb. 23, 2017, 9:52am

BLUEFIELD — A West Virginia man is suing a debt collector, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Southern Xposure enters mediation with two former dancers

Chris Dickerson Feb. 20, 2017, 11:43am

BLUEFIELD – After a local chain of strip clubs asked to have a recently filed lawsuit by two dancers dismissed or stayed, the parties agreed to mediation.

Defendants ask for pain pill lawsuit to be dismissed

Kyla Asbury Feb. 7, 2017, 8:26am

BLUEFIELD – Three of the four defendants in one of the many lawsuits alleging drug distributors are responsible for causing the prescription drug epidemic in West Virginia have asked for a federal judge to dismiss the lawsuit.

Welch man alleges state Trooper beat him after traffic stop

Philip Gonzales Nov. 16, 2016, 7:29am

BLUEFIELD – A black McDowell County man alleges he was beaten by several members of the West Virginia State Police.

Two men file lawsuits against state Troopers for beatings

Kyla Asbury Nov. 7, 2016, 1:03pm

BLUEFIELD – Two men have filed lawsuits against West Virginia state Troopers they claim beat them in the Welch detachment of the West Virginia State Police in a hallway that did not have surveillance cameras.

Disabled employee accuses communications business of discrimination

Philip Gonzales Oct. 11, 2016, 7:59am

CHARLESTON — A disabled Kanawha County man is suing a communications provider, alleging he was discriminated against because of a disability.