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Woman says mortgage loan servicer didn't meet standards

Philip Gonzales Aug. 26, 2016, 5:52pm

RIPLEY — A woman is suing Seterus Inc., a home mortgage loan servicer, citing alleged fraud, misrepresentation and unconscionable conduct.

Huntington paralegal looks to continue mentoring after choice as VP of national group

Carrie Salls Aug. 26, 2016, 2:23pm

HUNTINGTON – Jill I. Francisco, a paralegal at Dinsmore and Shohl, LLP in Huntington, was recently elected vice president of the National Association of Legal Assistants/Paralegals (NALA).

Magazines rank West Virginia's law school in top 20 for value

Kristin Danley-Greiner Aug. 26, 2016, 2:22pm

MORGANTOWN -- West Virginia University’s college of law is one of only 20 law schools across the nation to receive a Best Value grade of A from The National Jurist/preLaw Magazine.

Kanawha prosecutor calls Wells' ballot plan a 'statutory scheme'

Chris Dickerson Aug. 26, 2016, 2:05pm

CHARLESTON – A county official says a former state senator’s attempt to appear on the ballot as an independent candidate for Kanawha County clerk is nothing more than a “statutory scheme.” In a response brief filed Aug. 24 with the state Supreme Court, Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney Charles Miller also calls Wells’ effort “too little, too late.” “Now, Erik Wells, a registered Democrat, seeks to render the statutory scheme regarding nominations and primaries irrelevant by seeking inclusion

Marketing firm accused of not making payments

Philip Gonzales Aug. 25, 2016, 6:30pm

NEW CUMBERLAND — A communications equipment provider is suing Jeff Kramer d/b/a Kramer Communications, a marketing firm, citing alleged fraud, misrepresentation and unjust enrichment.

Man says car repossession violated state code

Philip Gonzales Aug. 25, 2016, 6:26pm

POINT PLEASANT — A Marine Corps veteran is suing Ally Financial Inc. and West Virginia Automobile Adjustment Inc., auto financier and adjuster, citing alleged unlawful repossession.

Couple say new car had serious flaws

Philip Gonzales Aug. 25, 2016, 6:21pm

KINGWOOD — A married couple's lawsuit against Victory Automotive Group LLC, FCA US LLC and Chrysler Capital Group LLC, car dealer, manufacturer and financier, alleges fraud and negligence.

Mortgage company accused of unlawful practices

Philip Gonzales Aug. 25, 2016, 6:16pm

WHEELING — A couple's lawsuit against Citimortgage Inc., a mortgage loan provider, alleges breach of contract and unlawful imposition of illegal fees.

Pipefitter claims lung injuries from chlorine

Philip Gonzales Aug. 25, 2016, 6:13pm

MOUNDSVILLE — A pipefitter is suing Axiall LLC, William Starkey, World Wide Safety Consulting LLC and Simakis Company Inc., alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Four police officers sue City of Nitro for asbestos in building

Kyla Asbury Aug. 25, 2016, 5:14pm

CHARLESTON – Four police officers are suing the City of Nitro and King’s Way Christian Church after they claim there is asbestos in the police department building that the city has been aware of for nearly a decade.

Reynolds campaign calls out former AG staffer for racist video

Chris Dickerson Aug. 25, 2016, 2:28pm

HUNTINGTON – The campaign spokeswoman for Doug Reynolds has condemned comments made by a former member of Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s staff.

Woman sues The Herald-Dispatch for husband’s death

Kyla Asbury Aug. 25, 2016, 1:26pm

HUNTINGTON – A woman is suing The Herald-Dispatch after she claims it was responsible for her husband’s death.

Man blames Roane General Hospital for mother’s death

Kyla Asbury Aug. 25, 2016, 1:21pm

SPENCER – A Roane County man is suing Roane General Hospital after he claims it is responsible for his mother’s death.

Oral surgeon sues state Board of Dentistry over sanctions

Kyla Asbury Aug. 25, 2016, 1:15pm

HUNTINGTON – An oral surgeon is suing the West Virginia Board of Dentistry after he claims its sanctions will cause him damages in the amount of $40,000.

Parents sue Lumber Liquidators for defective flooring

Kyla Asbury Aug. 25, 2016, 12:57pm

WHEELING – The parents of two children that were injured are suing Lumber Liquidators Inc. for the defective flooring.

Monongalia Co. man sues three individuals for car accidents

Kyla Asbury Aug. 25, 2016, 12:49pm

MORGANTOWN – A Monongalia County man is suing three individuals he claims caused car accidents that injured him.

Professor wants to use grant to put WVU at forefront of gas utilization

Carrie Salls Aug. 25, 2016, 12:44pm

MORGANTOWN – West Virginia University engineering professor Fernando Lima has been awarded $110,000 from the American Chemical Society’s Petroleum Research Fund to improve natural gas utilization processes, which he said will help West Virginia understand new ways to thrive in the clean energy arena.

Information about scams tops list of topics for visitors to AG's mobile office

Karen Kidd Aug. 25, 2016, 12:31pm

CHARLESTON – Scams top the list of topics bringing visitors to West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's mobile office, which began operating last spring, a spokesman said.

Wells' appeal says constitutional rights are being violated

Chris Dickerson Aug. 25, 2016, 12:30pm

CHARLESTON – A former state senator claims the 1st and 14 amendments to the Constitution are being violated by a ruling that doesn’t let him appear on the ballot as an independent candidate for Kanawha County clerk.

Shopper blames retailer for fall

Philip Gonzales Aug. 24, 2016, 10:11pm

LOGAN — A shopper is suing Wal-mart Stores Inc., a retail store operator, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.