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Two lawsuits filed against United Bank for gas leak

Kyla Asbury Feb. 20, 2017, 2:41pm

BECKLEY – Two lawsuits have been filed against United Bank after the plaintiffs claim they were injured when a gas leak occurred in the United Bank Building.

Couple sues PPG Industries for injuries at Wetzel Co. facility

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

WHEELING – A couple is suing PPG Industries for injuries sustained at its Wetzel County facility.

Car accident results in three lawsuits against Quality Distributing

Kyla Asbury Feb. 20, 2017, 2:38pm

BECKLEY – Three lawsuits have been filed against Quality Distributing after the plaintiffs claim one of its drivers caused a car accident.

Supreme Court rules Summersville property meets criteria for annexation

Kyla Asbury Feb. 20, 2017, 1:57pm

CHARLESTON – The Supreme Court has ruled that 20 acres of land in Summersville meets the statutory criteria of property properly subject to annexation by minor boundary adjustment and concluded that the petition for annexation met the threshold statutory requirements.

After Trump's signature, Morrisey unsure of future of stream protection case

Chris Dickerson Feb. 20, 2017, 1:52pm

CHARLESTON – After President Trump signed measures undoing regulations that hindered coal mining, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says his coalition of AGs needs to review the need to continue a lawsuit about the matter.

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.

W.Va. leader praise Pruitt's confirmation as new EPA chief

Chris Dickerson Feb. 20, 2017, 10:38am

WASHINGTON – West Virginia leaders are hailing the confirmation of Scott Pruitt as the new administrator of the U.S.

Justices say medical professional liability law applies in MedExpress appeal

Kyla Asbury Feb. 17, 2017, 11:44am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that the Medical Professional Liability Act applies in an appeal in a lawsuit against MedExpress for injuries.

Former city council candidate sues Morgantown for FOIA violations

Kyla Asbury Feb. 17, 2017, 11:42am

MORGANTOWN – A former city council candidate is suing the City of Morgantown a second time, after he claims this time that it violated the Freedom of Information Act. In his lawsuit, George Papandreas claims he submitted a lawful FOIA request with the city for the disclosure of public documents and information on Dec. 24, 2015, however, the defendant failed to respond, according to a complaint filed Feb. 10 in Monongalia Circuit Court.

Supreme Court says Caremark, pharmacies must settle through arbitration

Kyla Asbury Feb. 17, 2017, 11:35am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that a lawsuit involving CVS Caremark and six West Virginia pharmacies should be dismissed and arbitration should be compelled.

Guardian blames nursing home operators for resident's injuries

Philip Gonzales Feb. 17, 2017, 7:24am

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County woman is suing Charleston nursing home operators, alleging their negligence caused injuries to a resident.

30 cases filed against CSX for train derailment

Kyla Asbury Feb. 16, 2017, 3:11pm

FAYETTEVILLE – Thirty lawsuits have been filed against CSX Transportation for the 2015 train derailment that caused approximately 300 families to evacuate the area due to fires, explosions and Bakken crude oil spilling into the Kanawha River.

Insurance company says doctor’s policy doesn’t cover sexual assaults

Kyla Asbury Feb. 16, 2017, 3:09pm

CHARLESTON – The insurance company for Dr. Steven R. Matulis, who is under investigation for allegedly sexually assaulting female patients during colonoscopy procedures, said his policy does not cover claims of sexual assault.

Daughter blames nursing home operators for mother's death

Philip Gonzales Feb. 16, 2017, 7:26am

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County woman is suing Dunbar nursing home operators, alleging their negligence led to the death of her mother.

Designer accuses former employer of age discrimination

Philip Gonzales Feb. 16, 2017, 7:26am

CHARLESTON — A Jackson County man is suing his former employer, alleging age and disability discrimination.

Granddaughter blames nursing home operators for grandmother's death

Philip Gonzales Feb. 16, 2017, 7:25am

CHARLESTON — A Monongalia County woman is suing Kanawha County nursing home facility operators, alleging their negligence led to her grandmother's death.

Ohio couple blames homeowner, tour coordinator for wife's 20-foot fall

Philip Gonzales Feb. 16, 2017, 7:25am

NEW CUMBERLAND — An Ohio couple is suing a Weirton homeowner and a tour coordinator, alleging their negligence caused the wife to be injured in a fall. 

Mining equipment manufacturer alleges parts supplier owes money

Philip Gonzales Feb. 16, 2017, 7:24am

FAYETTEVILLE — A Virginia mining equipment manufacturer is suing a parts supplier, alleging breach of a consignment agreement.

Tractor trailer operator blames transportation company for crash

Philip Gonzales Feb. 16, 2017, 7:23am

NEW MARTINSVILLE — A Pennsylvania tractor trailer operator is suing a transportation company, alleging the defendant's negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff. 

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.