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Former player blames Logan High football coaches, staff for practice injury

Chris Dickerson Jun. 28, 2017, 11:46am

LOGAN – A recent high school graduate is suing the Logan County school board for injuries he sustained during preseason football drills last summer. Caleb E.J. McDonald filed his lawsuit against the Logan County Board of Education on June 19 in Logan Circuit Court.

AG's office wants to shut down charter bus company

Chris Dickerson Jun. 28, 2017, 10:53am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is asking a circuit judge to permanently shut down a charter bus company after ​​​​​it failed to refund nearly $18,000 for two canceled field trips.

Supreme Court says Mass Litigation Panel’s application of public policy exception was erroneous

Kyla Asbury Jun. 28, 2017, 9:00am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that the Mass Litigation Panel’s application of the public policy exception was clearly erroneous in a case alleging exposure to coal combustion residuals from a landfill owned by American Electric Power Company.

Former patient accuses Genesis Healthcare of failing to prevent fall

Wadi Reformado Jun. 28, 2017, 7:59am

A former patient is suing Genesis Healthcare LLC, 1000 Association Drive Operations LLC, 302 Cedar Ridge Road Operations LLC, John Does 1 through 10 and Unidentified Entities 1 through 10 for negligence.

Equity One of West Virginia Inc. accused of breach of contract

Wadi Reformado Jun. 28, 2017, 7:58am

A West Virginia company is suing Equity One of West Virginia Inc. for alleged breach of contract.

Walker Machinery says Accad Corporation didn't pay for goods

Wadi Reformado Jun. 28, 2017, 7:57am

A Pennsylvania company is suing Accad Corporation for alleged breach of contract.

Caterpillar says Clay Cam Logging owes almost $100,000

Philip Gonzales Jun. 28, 2017, 7:56am

An assignee is suing Clay Cam Logging LLC and Douglas C. Bolyard, a debtor and guarantor, citing alleged breach of a sales contract and guaranty agreement.

Man says Weirton didn't pay him for accrued sick days

Wadi Reformado Jun. 28, 2017, 7:55am

A former employee is suing City of Weirton Board of Parks Commission for alleged breach of contract.

Morrisey hails repeal of EPA's WOTUS rule

Chris Dickerson Jun. 27, 2017, 1:56pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel and 20 other state attorneys general are praising the repeal of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Waters of the United States Rule. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt signed a notice June 27 to withdraw the Obama-era rule.

Thanks to POTUS, maybe WOTUS won't go to SCOTUS

The West Virginia Record Jun. 27, 2017, 12:33pm

A good headline may give readers a concise summary of the content to come or it may pique curiosity just enough to entice a further read, but a really good headline does both. How about that one above? It's a real humdinger, isn’t it? Probably you have no idea what the headline says.

Savings are a good start in fighting disability fraud

Patrick Morrisey Jun. 27, 2017, 11:59am

CHARLESTON – One of life’s little pleasant surprises is reaching into an old coat pocket and finding a few misplaced dollars. Even better is keeping millions of dollars in the pockets of taxpayers, which is exactly what my office’s Social Security disability fraud unit was created to do.

Supreme Court grants extension for DOJ to respond to Blankenship appeal request

Chris Dickerson Jun. 27, 2017, 10:27am

WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice has been given an extra month to respond to former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship’s request to have the U.S. Supreme Court hear an appeal of his conviction.

Justices say school rightly expelled student who brought handgun to school

Kyla Asbury Jun. 27, 2017, 9:02am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals upheld a decision to expel a student who possessed a handgun on the campus of Jefferson High School.

Supreme Court remands Quicken Loans lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Jun. 27, 2017, 8:55am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has remanded a lawsuit against Quicken Loans after it ruled that the jury’s award of damages needs to be revisited.

Morrisey joins other states pushing against California coal plan

Chris Dickerson Jun. 26, 2017, 4:00pm

CHARLESTON—West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has joined a coalition of 13 states in urging the commissioner of the California Department of Insurance to reconsider a divestment policy that his office says undermines coal mining.

Law firm takes client to court over outstanding balance

Philip Gonzales Jun. 26, 2017, 3:42pm

A legal service provider is suing a client for alleged breach of contract.

Former employee accuses state Division of Juvenile Services of firing her for being pregnant

Wadi Reformado Jun. 26, 2017, 3:42pm

A former employee is suing West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services for alleged discrimination, violation of civil rights and wrongful termination.

Estate executrix accuses WVU Board of Governors of negligence

Philip Gonzales Jun. 26, 2017, 3:41pm

An estate executrix is suing the West Virginia University Board of Governors for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Clarks Tree Service accused of taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries

Philip Gonzales Jun. 26, 2017, 3:41pm

A motorist has filed a class-action lawsuit against Johnny Ray Matheny and Clarks Tree Service LLP for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Erie Insurance accused of breach of contract

Wadi Reformado Jun. 26, 2017, 3:40pm

A West Virginia man and two companies are suing Erie Insurance Property & Casualty Company a/k/a Erie Insurance, citing alleged breach of contract.