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New federal rule will cut nursing home arbitration clauses

Chris Dickerson Sep. 30, 2016, 1:11pm

WASHINGTON – A new federal rule will make it more difficult for nursing homes to take legal claims to arbitration.

Individual defendants dismissed in VALIC litigation, lawsuit settled

Kyla Asbury Sep. 30, 2016, 12:47pm

CHARLESTON – As part of a settlement agreement with the defendants, the individual defendants named in the VALIC litigation have been dismissed.

Business Portal aims to help business owners 'spend less time with red tape'

Carrie Salls Sep. 30, 2016, 8:33am

CHARLESTON – Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant recently hosted the first meeting of West Virginia’s Business Portal Advisory Committee, which brings together the Secretary of State’s Office, the West Virginia State Tax Department, Workforce West Virginia and the Division of Labor to provide one information and process entry point for someone who would like to start, expand or operate a business in the state.

Woman accuses West Tenampa Mexican Restaurant of harassment, discrimination

Kyla Asbury Sep. 30, 2016, 8:02am

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing West Tenampa Mexican Restaurant Inc. after she claims she was discriminated against and sexually harassed by employees and management.

Unnamed woman sues Logan County school board for sexual abuse

Kyla Asbury Sep. 30, 2016, 7:58am

LOGAN – A unnamed woman is suing the Logan County Board of Education after she claims she was sexually harassed and abused by a teacher.

Man blames South Shore Bicycles for son’s death

Kyla Asbury Sep. 30, 2016, 7:51am

PRINCETON – A man is suing South Shore Bicycles after his son died as a result of an accident while wearing a helmet bought from the shop.

Ohio man names 115 companies in asbestos suit

Chris Dickerson Sep. 30, 2016, 7:49am

MOUNDSVILLE – A Bridgeport, Ohio, man is suing 150 companies he claims are responsible for his lung disease due to exposure to asbestos.

AG's office warns consumers of DMV impostor scam

Chris Dickerson Sep. 29, 2016, 1:48pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning consumers to be on guard against scammers who email citations and falsely claim to represent the state’s Division of Motor Vehicles.

Drug partnership convicts another Northern W.Va. heroin dealer

Chris Dickerson Sep. 29, 2016, 1:43pm

WHEELING — A Wheeling Island man has pleaded guilty to heroin trafficking in the state’s Northern Panhandle, becoming the fifth drug conviction credited to a partnership between West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and U.S.

West Virginia State University names attorney Mark Kelley to Board of Governors

Dawn Geske Sep. 29, 2016, 1:21pm

CHARLESTON – A attorney with Ray, Winton and Kelley PLLC has been named to the West Virginia State University Board of Governors.

Former journalist changes career to attorney, wins client satisfaction award

Carrie Salls Sep. 29, 2016, 1:07pm

CHARLESTON – Kathy A. Brown faced a situation that many others in the television news business have experienced. She felt it was time to move on from the profession as younger colleagues came onto the scene.

Ohio County car owner accuses insurer, body shop of contract breach

Philip Gonzales Sep. 29, 2016, 1:06pm

WHEELING — A Triadelphia car owner is suing Hartford Insurance and an Ohio County body shop, alleging breach of contract regarding an insurance claim.

Cabell County couple sues health care providers

Philip Gonzales Sep. 29, 2016, 1:05pm

CHARLESTON — A Cabell County couple through their lawyer are suing health care providers, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries to the husband.

Nurse practitioner accuses medical care providers of wrongful termination

Philip Gonzales Sep. 29, 2016, 1:05pm

CHARLESTON — A nurse practitioner is suing Kanawha County medical care providers, alleging retaliation and wrongful termination.

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.

Kanawha County woman alleges debt collector violated law

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

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County woman is suing a debt collector, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes and invasion of privacy.

Couple accuses debt collection agency of violating phone laws

Philip Gonzales Sep. 29, 2016, 1:03pm

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

Registered nurse accuses retirement home, supervisors of harassment

Philip Gonzales Sep. 29, 2016, 11:37am

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County registered nurse is suing an assisted living facility and supervisors, alleging a hostile work environment, sexual harassment and wrongful termination.

Shopper blames Kanawha County store operator for injuries

Philip Gonzales Sep. 29, 2016, 11:35am

CHARLESTON — A Fayette County woman is suing a Montgomery retail store operator, alleging its negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff. 

Couple alleges estate representative, law firm violated fiduciary duty

Philip Gonzales Sep. 29, 2016, 11:34am

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County husband and wife are suing an estate representative and law firm, alleging violation of fiduciary duty.