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Justice signs bill updating state Consumer Credit Protection Act

Chris Dickerson Apr. 24, 2017, 1:47pm

WASHINGTON – Gov. Jim Justice has signed a bill making key changes to the West Virginia Consumer Credit Protection Act, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is praising the move. Justice signed Senate Bill 563 into law on April 24. Lisa A. Rickard, president of the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR), said the law will further reduce frivolous lawsuits and improve the business climate in the state of West Virginia.

Family of teen killed by state trooper to receive $700k

Kyla Asbury Apr. 24, 2017, 1:22pm

CHARLESTON – The attorneys for the family of Timothy Hill have disclosed that a settlement was approved by a judge in a lawsuit they filed against the West Virginia State Police for the death of their teenage son.

More bad news at the Gazette-Mail

The West Virginia Record Apr. 24, 2017, 8:37am

Though maintaining separate reporting staffs and the semblance of distinct perspectives, the Gazette and the Daily Mail merged their press and business operations in 1958.

Tremendous victories require continued vigilance

Patrick Morrisey Apr. 24, 2017, 8:23am

CHARLESTON – Over the past few months, West Virginia has experienced a tremendous amount of success in beating back years of federal overreach that have devastated many in our state.

Supreme Court says Frontier class action should go to arbitration

Kyla Asbury Apr. 24, 2017, 8:18am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that a 2014 Frontier class action lawsuit needs to be remanded back to state court to go through arbitration.

State Supreme Court suspends Bluefield attorney for two years

Kyla Asbury Apr. 24, 2017, 8:04am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ordered the suspension of a Bluefield attorney after they claim he committed multiple violations.

Registered nurse alleges employers interfered with job opportunities

Philip Gonzales Apr. 24, 2017, 7:34am

BECKLEY — A registered nurse is suing health care providers, alleging tortious interference in employment opportunities.

Customer blames Kroger for injuries

Philip Gonzales Apr. 24, 2017, 7:34am

HINTON — A Summers County woman is suing Kroger, alleging the store's negligence caused her to suffer injuries.

Fayette County driver blames another motorist for crash

Philip Gonzales Apr. 24, 2017, 7:34am

FAYETTEVILLE — A Fayette County motorist is suing another driver, alleging the defendant's negligence caused a crash.

Worker blames employers for foot injury on the job

Philip Gonzales Apr. 24, 2017, 7:33am

PINEVILLE — A Wyoming County man is suing three Charleston companies, alleging their negligence caused him injuries.

Judge affirms certificate of need for hospital merger

Kyla Asbury Apr. 21, 2017, 1:36pm

CHARLESTON – Kanawha Circuit Judge James C. Stucky affirmed West Virginia Health Care Authority’s decision to grant a certificate of need in the hospital merger between Cabell Huntington Hospital and St. Mary’s Medical Center.

Wyoming Co. man accuses Wal-mart, law office of defamation, seeks $6.8 million

Kyla Asbury Apr. 21, 2017, 9:27am

PINEVILLE – A New Richmond man is suing Wal-mart Stores Eat LP and law office MacCorkle Lavender after he claims they defamed his character.

BB&T sues chiropractor for failure to pay debt

Kyla Asbury Apr. 21, 2017, 9:24am

BECKLEY – Branch Banking & Trust Company is suing Boggs Chiropractic Center for failing to pay a debt.

Mingo Co. man blames physicians, pharmacy for wife's death

Kyla Asbury Apr. 21, 2017, 9:22am

WILLIAMSON – A man is suing Comprehensive Neurology Inc. after he claims it is responsible for the death of his wife.

Former employee accuses hospital of wrongful termination

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 21, 2017, 9:05am

FAYETTEVILLE — A Kanawha County man is suing a Fayette County hospital, alleging wrongful termination and invasion of privacy.

Huntington property owner blames county agency for property damage

Philip Gonzales Apr. 21, 2017, 9:05am

WAYNE — A Huntington property owner is suing a Wayne County agency, alleging its negligence caused a sewage backup on the plaintiff's land.

Property owners allege mining company violated agreement

Philip Gonzales Apr. 21, 2017, 9:04am

CHARLESTON — Four Kanawha County property owners are suing a mining company, alleging breach of a settlement agreement and unjust enrichment.

Estate administrator alleges health care provider failed to provide records

Philip Gonzales Apr. 20, 2017, 11:51am

WAYNE — An estate administrator is suing a Huntington medical care provider, alleging breach of duty.

African-American employee accuses Dish Network of discrimination

Philip Gonzales Apr. 20, 2017, 11:50am

BLUEFIELD — An African-American woman is suing a Dish Network, alleging race and sex discrimination.

Couple blames city of Wierton driver for injuries

Philip Gonzales Apr. 20, 2017, 11:48am

NEW CUMBERLAND — A Weirton couple is suing the city and one of its employees, alleging their negligence caused a vehicle crash.