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Supreme Court sets date to hear right-to-work law arguments

Kyla Asbury May 26, 2017, 1:40pm

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has set a date to hear arguments regarding West Virginia’s right-to-work law.

Man claims his steel-toe boots didn't have steel toes

Kyla Asbury May 26, 2017, 10:34am

CLARKSBURG – A man is suing Wolverine World Wide and Caterpillar Inc. after he claims the steel-toe boots he purchased were defective and did not contain steel toes.

Fayette Co. man, business sue each other for breach of contract

Kyla Asbury May 26, 2017, 10:30am

FAYETTEVILLE – A Fayetteville man and Kelly Enterprises have both filed lawsuits against each other, alleging breach of contract.

Supreme Court says DOE has qualified immunity

Kyla Asbury May 26, 2017, 10:25am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that the West Virginia Department of Education has qualified immunity and that the plaintiff’s claims are not sufficient enough to overcome the DOE’s qualified immunity.

Man sues Trinity Health Care of Mingo for family member’s injuries

Kyla Asbury May 26, 2017, 10:23am

WILLIAMSON – A man is suing Trinity Health Care of Mingo after he claims a family member suffered injuries while in its care.

Supreme Court says circuit court did not err in granting summary judgment

Kyla Asbury May 26, 2017, 10:21am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruled that the circuit court did not err in granting summary judgment to EOSCCA in a lawsuit alleging it violated the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act.

Man accuses ECM Supply of wrongful termination

Kyla Asbury May 26, 2017, 10:18am

WHEELING – A man is suing ECM Supply after he claims it wrongfully terminated his employment.

Blankenship's legal team files appeal petition with U.S. Supreme Court

Chris Dickerson May 26, 2017, 10:03am

WASHINGTON – Don Blankenship’s legal team formally has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear his appeal. Attorneys for the former Massey Energy CEO filed the petition May 25 asking the Justices to take up an appeal of his criminal mine safety conviction. They say the U.S. District Court in Charleston and the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., both erred in rulings, and they claim Blankenship was a victim of politics.

Supreme Court suspends law license of former arts and education secretary

Kyla Asbury May 26, 2017, 9:08am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has issued a suspension of the law license of Barbara Harmon-Schamberger for a period of three months.

N.C. federal judge triples damages in Dish Network telemarketing lawsuit

Kyla Asbury May 26, 2017, 8:58am

CHARLESTON – A federal judge in North Carolina has tripled the damages to $61.34 million in a lawsuit against Dish Network alleging Telephone Consumer Protection Act violations in a case worked on by a Charleston-based law firm.

Supreme Court denies Mingo Co. Commissioner’s request for attorney’s fees

Kyla Asbury May 26, 2017, 8:54am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has affirmed a Mingo Circuit Court’s decision to deny County Commissioner Greg “Hootie” Smith’s request for attorney’s fees.

Resurrection Coal sues governor's company for failure to pay for mined coal

Kyla Asbury May 25, 2017, 12:47pm

BLUEFIELD – Resurrection Coal Company Inc. is suing James C. Justice Companies Inc. after it claims the governor’s company owes more than $100,000 for mined coal.

Mother sues Marshall University physician, husband for son’s death outside their home

Kyla Asbury May 25, 2017, 12:42pm

HUNTINGTON – A mother is suing a Marshall physician and her husband after she claims they were responsible for her son’s death outside of their home.

Man sues AMFM for nursing home negligence

Kyla Asbury May 25, 2017, 12:33pm

CHARLESTON – A man is suing AMFM LLC after he claims it caused his wife injuries and, eventually, her death.

Monongalia Co. Commission sues Hilton Garden Inn for refusal to pay hotel tax

Kyla Asbury May 25, 2017, 12:31pm

MORGANTOWN – The Monongalia County Commission is suing Hilton Garden Inn after it claims the hotel has refused to pay hotel​​​​​ taxes.

Woman sues Mound View Health Care for nursing home negligence

Kyla Asbury May 25, 2017, 12:29pm

MOUNDSVILLE – A woman is suing Mound View Health Care for nursing home negligence her family member suffered.

Morrisey urges withdrawal from Paris climate agreement

Chris Dickerson May 25, 2017, 11:21am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is leading a 10-state coalition in urging President Trump to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.

AG wants federal legislation to help states get drug settlement money

Chris Dickerson May 25, 2017, 11:09am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has joined a coalition of 51 attorneys general urging the federal government to address state based recoveries involving the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit program.

Aliff says giving back is 'really important' for lawyers

Zachary Lewis May 25, 2017, 10:30am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Bar Foundation has recognized and inducted attorney Robby Aliff of Jackson Kelly as one of its Fellows.

Huntington police accused of negligently allowing dog attack

Philip Gonzales May 25, 2017, 10:28am

HUNTINGTON — A Cabell County man is suing Huntington police officers, alleging assault, battery and negligence in a dog attack.