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Bill to change medical monitoring advances to state Senate

Chris Dickerson Feb. 22, 2017, 10:35am

CHARLESTON – The state Senate Judiciary Committee has advanced a bill that would change the guidelines for medical monitoring claims. Senate Bill 236 was approved by the committee on Feb. 21, and now will be presented to the entire state Senate.

Two adult males accuse learning center operators of negligence

Philip Gonzales Feb. 22, 2017, 9:51am

CHARLESTON — Two adult males are suing learning center operators, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent emotional injuries.

Lessee accuses apartment operator of wrongful eviction

Philip Gonzales Feb. 22, 2017, 9:50am

HUNTINGTON — A Huntington man is suing an apartment operator, alleging wrongful eviction.

Man says Ellis & Ellis wouldn't withdraw wrongful occupation petition

Philip Gonzales Feb. 22, 2017, 9:47am

HUNTINGTON — A lessee is suing Ellis & Ellis PLC, a property management agent, citing alleged fraudulent and deceptive representation.

Salem residents say Ford unable to repair new Explorer

Philip Gonzales Feb. 22, 2017, 9:46am

WEST UNION — Two Salem residents are suing Ford Motor Co., citing alleged breach of express and implied warranties.

Silver Spring residents says Mexican restaurant operators failed to pay minimum wage

Philip Gonzales Feb. 22, 2017, 9:43am

MARTINSBURG — Silver Spring residents are suing restaurant operators, citing alleged violation of workers compensation acts.

Kanawha County woman alleges assisted living facility failed to provide appropriate care

Philip Gonzales Feb. 22, 2017, 9:42am

WINFIELD — A Kanawha County resident is suing assisted living facility operators, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Wyoming Co. man says ATV purchased at Massey Power Sports was unsafe

Philip Gonzales Feb. 22, 2017, 9:41am

BECKLEY — A Wyoming County resident is suing Massey Power Sports LLC, citing alleged breach of warranty.

Capito, coal miners join Trump for repeal of stream protection rule

Andrew Burger Feb. 22, 2017, 8:25am

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Shelley Capito (R-W.Va.) has been particularly busy the past couple of weeks. Recently, Capito visited the White House, joining a bipartisan group of senators who met with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.

Steptoe & Johnson marks eighth year at North American Prospect Expo

Marian Johns Feb. 22, 2017, 8:23am

HOUSTON – Steptoe & Johnson representatives recently took part in one of the largest networking expos relating to the oil and gas industry, the North American Prospect Expo (NAPE), marking the firm’s eight year of involvement with the energy summit.

State Supreme Court to hear cases at WVU College of Law

Chris Dickerson Feb. 21, 2017, 3:10pm

MORGANTOWN – The state Supreme Court will make its annual trip to Morgantown on Feb. 28 to hear arguments in three cases at the West Virginia University College of Law in Morgantown.

EPA's war on coal appears over as new boss takes charge

The West Virginia Record Feb. 21, 2017, 3:08pm

Ever have one of those days when you feel like you might be hallucinating?

Federal inmate says he was beaten by officers until agreeing to confess to robbery

Kyla Asbury Feb. 21, 2017, 2:36pm

CHARLESTON – A federal inmate is suing two West Virginia State Troopers he alleges beat him in their custody until he agreed to confess to robbing two gas stations in Clay County.

It's time to consider legalizing marijuana in West Virginia

Richard Neely Feb. 21, 2017, 11:47am

CHARLESTON – Has anyone noticed that a person can roller skate down Charleston’s Quarrier Street at high noon without fear of being hit by a car?

Vehicle owner accuses Huntington police of improper seizure

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 21, 2017, 10:49am

HUNTINGTON — A vehicle owner is suing Huntington city officials, alleging violation of her civil rights.

Preston Co. school board accuses contractors of contract breach

Philip Gonzales Feb. 21, 2017, 10:48am

KINGWOOD — The Preston County school board is suing contractors, a subconsultant and insurer, alleging professional negligence.

Patient, husband accuse physician of negligence

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 21, 2017, 10:48am

LOGAN — A Branchland couple is suing a physician, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries to the wife and reckless conduct.

Worker accuses former employer, co-employee of contract breach

Philip Gonzales Feb. 21, 2017, 10:47am

MORGANTOWN — A West Virginia man is suing his former employer and co-employee, alleging breach of an employment contract.

Customer alleges convenience store's negligence caused fall

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 21, 2017, 10:47am

PRINCETON — A Mercer County woman is suing a Lashmeet store, alleging the defendant's negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff.

West Virginia disability rights group changes name, could have more legal focus

Glenn Minnis Feb. 21, 2017, 10:45am

CHARLESTON – The Disability Rights of West Virginia Advocates group is no more. And in the end, that could be an even better thing than it’s been for the people of West Virginia.