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Subcontractor accuses coal company of contract breach

Robert Hadley May. 5, 2016, 6:25pm

A Raleigh County company says it is still owed more than $100,000 for work it completed under contract.

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Michigan firm accuses company of failing to settle account

Robert Hadley May. 5, 2016, 6:23pm

BECKLEY – A Michigan company is suing a customer that allegedly purchased goods without paying for them.

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Construction firm accuses insurer of failing to honor claim

Robert Hadley May. 5, 2016, 6:21pm

WINFIELD – A Putnam County construction company says an alleged mistake made by a subcontractor prompted the plaintiff to file a claim against the insurer of a project.

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Woman claims theft of retirement account

Robert Hadley May. 5, 2016, 6:18pm

A Putnam County woman says the son of a man who named her beneficiary of his retirement account took the funds without legal authority.

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Man suspects identity theft in alleged credit report errors

Robert Hadley May. 5, 2016, 6:13pm

KINGWOOD – A Preston County man is suing a credit reporting agency amid claims that it has erroneously reported his debts.

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Couple's lawsuit blames mold infestation on faulty air conditioning unit

Robert Hadley May. 5, 2016, 6:11pm

WINFIELD – A Putnam County couple's lawsuit seeks damages from the dealer and manufacturer of their air conditioning system over alleged defects in materials and workmanship.

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Supreme Court rejects lawsuit over online voter registration

Kyla Asbury May. 5, 2016, 2:45pm

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has rejected a lawsuit filed against Cabell and Kanawha County clerks over their refusal to accept online voter registrations from the Secretary of State’s Office.

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Unnamed man sues Mylan Pharmaceuticals for ADA violations

Kyla Asbury May. 5, 2016, 11:51am

CLARKSBURG – An unnamed man is suing Mylan Pharmaceuticals after he claims it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act. John Doe has had a seizure disorder since approximately 1998 and became employed by Mylan on June 18, 2007, according to a complaint filed March 17 in Monongalia Circuit Court and removed to federal court on April 27.

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Wooton asks Walker if she wants to be a 'purchased justice'

Chris Dickerson May. 5, 2016, 11:39am

BECKLEY – A state Supreme Court candidate is asking a fellow candidate if she wants to be viewed as being a “purchased justice.” Bill Wooton says a recent influx of advertising by the Republican State Leadership Committee is “an attempt to influence the outcome of our non-partisan Supreme Court race.” According to filings with the Secretary of State’s office, the RSLC has spent a little more than $2 on the ads in the last two weeks.

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Federal judge certifies class action by laid-off miners

Kyla Asbury May. 5, 2016, 11:30am

BECKLEY – District Judge Irene Berger has certified a lawsuit as a class action that alleges miners were unlawfully laid off in 2013.

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Mother accuses caregivers following son’s partial castration

Robert Hadley May. 4, 2016, 5:59pm

PINEVILLE – A Wyoming County woman says her son’s alleged misdiagnosed stomach pains caused complications that damaged his reproductive system.

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Landlord seeks rent from tenant that allegedly didn't follow protocol

Robert Hadley May. 4, 2016, 5:56pm

WEBSTER SPRINGS – A Webster County landlord is suing a tenant for allegedly canceling a lease without proper notice.

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Couple seek to evict husband’s ex-wife from mobile home

Robert Hadley May. 4, 2016, 5:52pm

PINEVILLE – A Wyoming County couple's lawsuit seeks an order evicting the husband’s ex-wife from a mobile home located on their property.

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More RSLC ads attack McGraw and Wooton, support Walker

Chris Dickerson May. 4, 2016, 4:04pm

WASHINGTON – A Washington-based political action committee has released two more ads regarding the state Supreme Court race. In one titled “Milking Taxpayers Dry,” the Republican State Leadership Committee targets candidates Darrell McGraw and Bill Wooton.

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AG's office warns of impostor phone call scam

Chris Dickerson May. 4, 2016, 3:10pm

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning consumers to beware of an impostor scam in which callers claim to be from the Attorney General’s Office. Morrisey’s Consumer Protection Division has received several calls in the last month. Like other impostor scams, these consumers report receiving calls that demand payment for unpaid taxes and threaten arrest unless the consumer pays immediately.

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Morgantown landlord claims sexual harassment victims were willing

Kyla Asbury May. 4, 2016, 1:30pm

CLARKSBURG – A former Morgantown-area landlord has filed an answer to a federal complaint contending his alleged sexual harassment victims were willing participants.

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Nationwide blames WVAWC for damages at two Kanawha businesses

Kyla Asbury May. 4, 2016, 1:24pm

CHARLESTON – Nationwide Property & Casualty has filed two lawsuits against West Virginia American Water alleging the water company was negligent and caused two of its insured loss of business.

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Worker blames injuries on negligence at workplace

Robert Hadley May. 3, 2016, 8:29pm

HUNTINGTON – A Cabell County woman says her employer knowingly allowed a machine to malfunction, leading to her debilitating workplace injuries.

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Woman blames early hospital discharge for husband’s death

Robert Hadley May. 3, 2016, 8:26pm

HUNTINGTON – A Kentucky woman says her husband’s delayed treatment at a West Virginia hospital compromised his care, contributing to his death.

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Man blames relative’s choking death on hospital negligence

Robert Hadley May. 3, 2016, 8:23pm

HUNTINGTON – A Cabell County man says hospital workers failed to monitor his relative’s feeding tube, allowing her to choke to death.

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