AG's office urges caution with online holiday shopping

CHARLESTON — With the holiday shopping season upon us, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is urging shoppers to be wary of scammers when searching for deals online. “It is critical for consumers to know how to protect themselves from online scams,” Morrisey said in a press release. The AG's office says analysts believe increases in holiday sales numbers comes with the ease of push-button purchases as more and more consumers rely upon computers, smartphones and tablets to help fill Read More »

Woman accuses Marion Co. Coal of discrimination, retaliation

CLARKSBURG – A woman is suing the Marion County Coal Company after she claims it discriminated and retaliated against her. Murray American Energy was also named as a defendant in the suit. Alyssa Moate Larry was an employee of the defendants and wokred at the Loveridge Mine met or exceeded the reasonable expectations of the defendants in her job performance, according to a complaint filed Oct. 20 in Monongalia Circuit Court and removed to the U.S. Read More »

A&R Logistics says Kenworth truck caused fire damage

CHARLESTON – A&R Logistics Inc. is suing Kenworth Truck Company after it claims a Kenworth vehicle caused a fire on its premises. PACCAR Inc. was also named as a defendant in the suit. A&R purchased and used Kenworth tractor-trailers that were designed, manufactured, assembled, distributed, sold and/or otherwise placed into the stream of commerce by PACCAR and Kenworth, including a 2011 Kenworth T660 tractor-trailer, according to a complaint filed Sept. 14 in Wood Circuit Court and removed to Read More »

Calif. governor says Morrisey, Texas AG grandstanding on climate issue

SACRAMENTO – California Gov. Jerry Brown says the attorneys general of West Virginia and Texas are guilty of “crass obstructionism” as they seek to gain momentum against President Obama’s environmental agenda. Last week, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Texas AG Ken Paxton sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry in advance of next month’s United Nations climate summit also known as Paris 2015 and COP21. Read More »