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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.

Two lawsuits filed against United Bank for gas leak

Kyla Asbury Feb. 20, 2017, 2:41pm

BECKLEY – Two lawsuits have been filed against United Bank after the plaintiffs claim they were injured when a gas leak occurred in the United Bank Building.

Couple sues PPG Industries for injuries at Wetzel Co. facility

Kyla Asbury Feb. 20, 2017, 2:40pm

WHEELING – A couple is suing PPG Industries for injuries sustained at its Wetzel County facility.

Car accident results in three lawsuits against Quality Distributing

Kyla Asbury Feb. 20, 2017, 2:38pm

BECKLEY – Three lawsuits have been filed against Quality Distributing after the plaintiffs claim one of its drivers caused a car accident.

Supreme Court rules Summersville property meets criteria for annexation

Kyla Asbury Feb. 20, 2017, 1:57pm

CHARLESTON – The Supreme Court has ruled that 20 acres of land in Summersville meets the statutory criteria of property properly subject to annexation by minor boundary adjustment and concluded that the petition for annexation met the threshold statutory requirements.

After Trump's signature, Morrisey unsure of future of stream protection case

Chris Dickerson Feb. 20, 2017, 1:52pm

CHARLESTON – After President Trump signed measures undoing regulations that hindered coal mining, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says his coalition of AGs needs to review the need to continue a lawsuit about the matter.

Southern Xposure enters mediation with two former dancers

Chris Dickerson Feb. 20, 2017, 11:43am

BLUEFIELD – After a local chain of strip clubs asked to have a recently filed lawsuit by two dancers dismissed or stayed, the parties agreed to mediation.

W.Va. leaders praise Pruitt's confirmation as new EPA chief

Chris Dickerson Feb. 20, 2017, 10:38am

WASHINGTON – West Virginia leaders are hailing the confirmation of Scott Pruitt as the new administrator of the U.S.

Justices say medical professional liability law applies in MedExpress appeal

Kyla Asbury Feb. 17, 2017, 11:44am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that the Medical Professional Liability Act applies in an appeal in a lawsuit against MedExpress for injuries.

Former city council candidate sues Morgantown for FOIA violations

Kyla Asbury Feb. 17, 2017, 11:42am

MORGANTOWN – A former city council candidate is suing the City of Morgantown a second time, after he claims this time that it violated the Freedom of Information Act. In his lawsuit, George Papandreas claims he submitted a lawful FOIA request with the city for the disclosure of public documents and information on Dec. 24, 2015, however, the defendant failed to respond, according to a complaint filed Feb. 10 in Monongalia Circuit Court.

Supreme Court says Caremark, pharmacies must settle through arbitration

Kyla Asbury Feb. 17, 2017, 11:35am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that a lawsuit involving CVS Caremark and six West Virginia pharmacies should be dismissed and arbitration should be compelled.