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Couple still awaiting $95,000 settlement

John O'Brien Mar. 1, 2006, 4:39am

CHARLESTON - A Kanawha County couple awarded $95,000 in a March 2005 trial say they still haven't seen a cent of it and that the man ordered to pay it is trying to find loopholes around obeying the order.

Man sues former employer over drug test

John O'Brien Mar. 1, 2006, 4:42am

CHARLESTON - A random drug test and possibly positive result was a breach of contract, according to a McDowell County man who was fired after S.W. Jack Drilling Company found his urine sample to test positive for opiates.

Couple fed up with auto insurance company

John O'Brien Mar. 1, 2006, 4:46am

CHARLESTON - A St. Albans couple is seeking judgment against not only the driver who ran into them, but the insurance company they feel failed to conduct its business properly in the aftermath of a July 2005 wreck.

South Charleston doctor charged in wrongful death suit

John O'Brien Mar. 1, 2006, 4:48am

CHARLESTON - The death of a Kanawha County man has resulted in a South Charleston doctor being accused in a wrongful death suit.

WV CALA 'honors' Harron with film editing award

Chris Dickerson Mar. 1, 2006, 5:25am

CHARLESTON -- The Academy Awards presentation happens Sunday, but West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse handed out what it called a "Hollywood-style" award Wednesday to a Bridgeport radiologist for his role in what the group says were false diagnoses of thousands of asbestos and silica victims.

West Virginia sees some, not enough, tort reform

News Service Mar. 1, 2006, 3:20pm

By Sean Parnell

Bank says Cassville woman didn't make house payments

Audrey Holsclaw Mar. 2, 2006, 1:22am

MORGANTOWN -- A bank alleges that a Monongalia County woman failed to make payments on a manufactured home.

Navy vet-turned-WVU law student stays the course with high court

News Service Mar. 2, 2006, 1:24am

MORGANTOWN -- Thomas "Thom" Boggs is no stranger to rough seas.

State Farm blames two companies for fire

Audrey Holsclaw Mar. 2, 2006, 2:17am

MORGANTOWN -- An insurance company alleges that two Monongalia County construction companies were negligent in extinguishing a fire.

Ohio firm suing Huntington eatery for bad checks, failure to pay

Drew Smith Mar. 2, 2006, 2:36am

HUNTINGTON – An Ohio construction company is suing Moe's Southwest Grill claiming the restaurant passed bad checks and failed to the pay for the construction of its Pullman Square location.

Parents of Cabell students sue over false accusations

Drew Smith Mar. 2, 2006, 2:38am

HUNTINGTON – The parents of five Cabell County middle school students are suing two Cammack Middle School administrators and the Cabell County Board of Education, claiming they negligently accused the children of "butt-raping" another student.

Attorneys sue Wayne woman for litigation fees

Drew Smith Mar. 2, 2006, 2:40am

WAYNE – A group of attorneys is suing a Wayne woman for refusal to pay litigation costs.

Lindsays fight for half of Druckman's Oxycontin award

Steve Korris Mar. 2, 2006, 4:11am

CHARLESTON – Things looked rosy for attorney William Druckman when a judge awarded him $833,333.33 for serving as a special assistant attorney general, but the money bought him a load of trouble.

Hughes files financial disclosure statement

Steve Korris Mar. 2, 2006, 4:16am

CHARLESTON – Chief Deputy Attorney General Frances Hughes has silenced all who said she should file an annual financial disclosure statement.

Private attorneys use state power against defendant

Steve Korris Mar. 2, 2006, 4:18am

WEIRTON – Class action attorneys have demanded information from a company they sued, not through their own power but through the power of the people of West Virginia.

Plaque at UC pharmacy school to recognize McGraw's donation

Steve Korris Mar. 2, 2006, 4:59am

Attorney General Darrell McGraw CHARLESTON – The new pharmacy school building at the University of Charleston will carry a big name for a politician who provided big money and a smaller name for a politician who delivered a smaller amount.

Capital students suing teacher, school board over sexual harassment

John O'Brien Mar. 2, 2006, 5:16am

CHARLESTON - A group of seven Capital students are suing the Kanawha County Board of Education and former Capital High School science teacher Tyrone Persinger for sexual harassment that allegedly occurred from 2001-04.

Public interest group claims Legislature overstepped bounds

John O'Brien Mar. 2, 2006, 5:25am

CHARLESTON - A public interest group representing citizens who live along various roads in coal producing counties has filed a lawsuit accusing the state Legislature of overstepping its boundaries.

New SupCo calendar

News Service Mar. 2, 2006, 8:30am

Argument Docket

This just in: Upshur County

Zak Ritchie Mar. 3, 2006, 1:05am

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