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Marshall University outreach programs get boost from feds

Deana Carpenter Jul. 27, 2016, 9:35am

WASHINGTON – Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia has been awarded $544,320 in grant funding through the U.S. Department of Education’s Talent Search Program.

WVU law school joins Leadership Council on Legal Diversity to create opportunity

Carrie Salls Jul. 27, 2016, 9:29am

MORGANTOWN – The West Virginia University College of Law recently joined the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, a national organization dedicated to creating opportunities for minority law students.

Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia elects new president

Russell Boniface Jul. 27, 2016, 9:27am

CHARLESTON – Jill Cranston Rice has been elected president of the Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia.

Never ever give up

The West Virginia Record Jul. 27, 2016, 9:21am

As Scarlett O'Hara observed at the close of Gone With the Wind, “Tomorrow is another day!” The same sentiment applies to a week, a month, and a year.

Woman says doctor was negligent in hysterectomy

The West Virginia Record Jul. 26, 2016, 7:20pm

HUNTINGTON — A woman is suing the federal government, alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries.

Automotive service providers claim defamation

Philip Gonzales Jul. 26, 2016, 7:16pm

BECKLEY — Automotive service providers are suing First Community Bank and First Community Bancshares Inc., joint venture companies, citing alleged negligence, defamation and slander.

Customer says warranty plan provider breached contract

The West Virginia Record Jul. 26, 2016, 7:11pm

BECKLEY — A customer is suing Homesure Services Inc., a warranty plan provider, citing alleged breach of contract.

Woman says mortgage lender breached contract

The West Virginia Record Jul. 26, 2016, 7:08pm

FAYETTEVILLE — A consumer is suing Nationwide Advantage Mortgage Company, a mortgage lender, citing alleged breach of contract.

Woman says debt collector filed wrong information

The West Virginia Record Jul. 26, 2016, 7:05pm

HUNTINGTON — A consumer has filed a complaint against Synchrony Bank, f/k/a GE Capital Retail Bank, a debt collector, citing alleged fraudulent filing of information returns.

AG's office announces savings created by disability fraud unit

Chris Dickerson Jul. 26, 2016, 1:24pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office says its new partnership with the Social Security Administration has generated $1.2 million in projected savings for the state and federal governments in its six months of operation.

West Virginia settles in for long-term flood recovery

Hoppy Kercheval Jul. 26, 2016, 1:01pm

MORGANTOWN – The raging flood waters of a month ago have long since retreated and hundreds of tons of debris have been collected and hauled away, but in some ways the arduous and expensive recovery is just beginning.

Wayne Co. golf course operators accused of not paying note

Philip Gonzales Jul. 25, 2016, 2:03pm

WAYNE — A commercial bank is suing The Silo Golf Course LLC and Mark B. Pinson, golf course operators, citing alleged breach of contract.

Car manufacturer, dealer accused of warranty breach

Philip Gonzales Jul. 25, 2016, 1:55pm

PINEVILLE — Two Wyoming County residents are suing General Motors LLC and Beckley Buick-GMC Auto Mall Inc., a car manufacturer and dealer, citing alleged breach of warranty.

Three consumers allege predatory lending practices

Philip Gonzales Jul. 25, 2016, 1:50pm

NEW CUMBERLAND — Three consumers are suing Countrywide Home Loans Inc., D. J. Harda Corp., Douglas J. Harda, Bank of America NA and Sterus Inc., citing alleged loan servicing abuse.

Leasehold owner accuses working interest owners of breach of contract

Philip Gonzales Jul. 25, 2016, 1:41pm

WEST UNION — A leasehold owner is suing Atlas Enameling Company, New Cornelia Extension Copper Corp., United Exploration Company et. al., working interest owners, citing alleged breach of contract.

Beckley resident accuses General Motors LLC of breach of warranty

Philip Gonzales Jul. 25, 2016, 1:37pm

BECKLEY — A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against General Motors LLC, a car manufacturer, citing alleged breach of warranty.

Woman blames trucking company for injuries

Philip Gonzales Jul. 22, 2016, 8:33pm

WHEELING — A woman is suing Murray Trucking Inc., a trucking company, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Consumer sues debt collector over alleged law violation

Philip Gonzales Jul. 22, 2016, 8:29pm

WAYNE — A consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit against Resurgent Capital Services LP, a debt collector, citing alleged unlawful collection practices.

Wrongful death claim alleges negligence at hospital

Philip Gonzales Jul. 22, 2016, 8:23pm

BECKLEY — A personal representative of a deceased woman's estate is suing Appalachian Regional Healthcare Inc. d/b/a Beckey Appalachian Regional Hospital, and hospital administrator Rocco Massey in a wrongful death suit alleging negligence in hospital care.

Laboratory company seeks payment for services

Philip Gonzales Jul. 22, 2016, 8:14pm

WINFIELD — A laboratory company has filed a class-action lawsuit against Trinity Coal Corporation and Frasure Creek Mining LLC, a coal mining company, citing alleged breach of contract.