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Federal judge grants preliminary injunction in Medicaid lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Sep. 26, 2016, 12:12pm

CHARLESTON – District Judge Thomas E. Johnson granted a preliminary injunction restoring the benefits for five individuals in the Medicaid Title XIX Intellectual/Developmental Disability Waiver program. Johnston granted the plaintiffs’ motion for preliminary injunction in part on Sept. 13 to the extent that the plaintiffs requested injunctive relief to the named plaintiffs, according to the memorandum opinion and order.

McKinley: House version of energy bill has 'direct and positive impact' on state's residents

Dawn Geske Sep. 26, 2016, 10:43am

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congress has come together to discuss finalizing legislation for an energy bill for the U.S.

Tomblin gives 'great weight' to JVAC's judge recommendations when filling vacancies

Mike Helenthal Sep. 26, 2016, 10:42am

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Gov. Earl Tomblin depends on a well-established and extensive vetting process to fill vacant judgeships, but he doesn’t make bench appointments blindly.

Women Lawyer's Networking Group of West Virginia sees 'immediate, positive reaction'

Carrie Salls Sep. 26, 2016, 10:40am

CHARLESTON – A group of female lawyers at Bailey & Glasser LLP have organized the Women Lawyers’ Networking Group of West Virginia in an effort to fill a previously untapped need for networking in the state.

Putnam Co widower accuses loan servicer, trustee of contract breach

Philip Gonzales Sep. 26, 2016, 9:33am

WINFIELD — A Putnam County widower is suing loan servicer and trustee, alleging unconscionable conduct and breach of contract.

Lanark motorist alleges Hanover driver caused crash

Philip Gonzales Sep. 26, 2016, 9:27am

BECKLEY — A Lanark motorist is suing a Hanover driver, alleging the defendant's negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff. 

Guardian, former patient allege health care providers failed to provide medical records

Philip Gonzales Sep. 26, 2016, 9:27am

LOGAN — A guardian and former patient are suing Logan County health care providers, alleging violation of public policy.

Marshall County home insurance client alleges insurer violated law

Philip Gonzales Sep. 26, 2016, 9:26am

MOUNDSVILLE — A Marshall County man is suing an insurance provider, alleging breach of implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing.

Appalachian Highlands Ventures alleged to owe fees to condo owners association

Philip Gonzales Sep. 23, 2016, 8:33pm

MARLINTON – A condominium owners association alleges it is owed approximately $40,000.

Justice says majority swept Wells’ freedom of association ‘under the rug’

Kyla Asbury Sep. 23, 2016, 10:54am

CHARLESTON – In her dissenting opinion regarding the Erik Wells case, West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Justice Robin Jean Davis says the other Supreme Court justices have swept Wells’ freedom of association “under the rug.”

Marshall essayists focus on Electoral College issue

Mike Helenthal Sep. 23, 2016, 8:39am

HUNTINGTON – A recent Marshall University contest asked authors to make pro and con arguments about the value of the Electoral College.

Justices' visit to Marshall University opportunity for public to 'see the Supreme Court in action'

Caleb Murphy Sep. 23, 2016, 8:39am

HUNTINGTON – The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia heard arguments at Marshall University on Sept. 20. The hearings included three cases and were open for the public.

Two Wheeling residents accuse driver, employer of causing crash

Philip Gonzales Sep. 23, 2016, 8:14am

MOUNDSVILLE — Two Wheeling residents are suing a Pennsylvania company and an Ohio driver, alleging their negligence caused a crash that injured one of the plaintiffs. 

West Virginia consumer accuses bank of phone harassment

Philip Gonzales Sep. 23, 2016, 8:13am

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

Retired coal miner alleges mortgage loan business violated agreement

Philip Gonzales Sep. 23, 2016, 8:12am

RIPLEY — A retired coal miner is suing a mortgage loan servicer, alleging failure to credit payments.

Logan County couple alleges Capital One Bank violated West Virginia law

Philip Gonzales Sep. 23, 2016, 8:12am

LOGAN — A Logan County couple is suing Capital One Bank, alleging intentional infliction of emotional distress.

West Virginia consumer accuses bank of harassment

Philip Gonzales Sep. 23, 2016, 8:12am

CHARLESTON — A West Virginia woman is suing a bank, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.

GOP ad links Reynolds to Obama, Hillary Clinton policies

Chris Dickerson Sep. 23, 2016, 8:05am

WASHINGTON – The Republican Attorneys General Association has released a new ad attacking Democratic AG candidate Doug Reynolds.

Attorneys' community service earns YMCA honor

Carrie Salls Sep. 23, 2016, 7:53am

WHEELING – Husband and wife attorneys Jim and Linda Bordas recently were honored with the Dr. Lee Jones Patron of Youth award during the YMCA’s annual Light of the Valley fundraiser luncheon. The couple’s commitment to serving the community was a driving factor behind the honor.

Judge says third-party candidates will stay on ballot

Kyla Asbury Sep. 22, 2016, 4:57pm

HUNTINGTON – U.S. District Judge Robert C. Chambers granted an emergency motion, ruling that 17 third-party candidates will remain on November’s general election ballot.