McGraw CHARLESTON -- It wasn't just state Attorney General Darrell McGraw's idea to spend $10 million from a 2004 settlement the way it was spent, his office recently said.
McGraw CHARLESTON - Recent scandals may not make Mississippi seem like much of a legal role model, but a West Virginia legal reform group would like to see its state take some of the same measures.
Stout HUNTINGTON -- Huddleston Bolen recently announced that firm partner Bruce L. Stout has been named an adjunct professor at the West Virginia University College of Law.
CHARLESTON - A Fayetteville man has filed an asbestos lawsuit against 38 companies, claiming he developed mesothelioma after being exposed to the dangerous asbestos fibers.
CHARLESTON - A Fayette County man has filed a suit against a Kanawha County company, claiming the company violated the West Virginia Human Rights Act and the Workers' Compensation Act while he was employed there.
CHARLESTON - A Kanawha County man filed a suit against a local country club and one of its employees, claiming he was the victim of homosexual sexual harassment.
CHARLESTON - A Kanawha County man filed a suit against a local construction company after he was injured on a job site.
CHARLESTON - The survivors of a man who died from a disease he contracted while working for CSX has filed a suit on behalf of his estate.
CHARLESTON - A Kanawha County man had filed a suit against a national fast food chain after he slipped in a local location and was injured.
CHARLESTON - A former employee at a local restaurant filed a suit against the restaurant and her former supervisor, claiming they are in violation of the West Virginia Human Rights Act by allowing a hostile work environment.
Maynard CHARLESTON -- State Supreme Court Chief Justice Elliott "Spike" Maynard recently was given the official endorsement by the West Virginia Sheriffs' Association PAC.
HUNTINGTON - A Cabell County woman is seeking $75,000 after she suffered severe injuries when she collided with a commercial truck on the interstate in eastern Cabell County.
HUNTINGTON - A Lawrence County, Ohio, man filed a suit against an employee of a Huntington restaurant, claiming he was hit on the back of the head with a barstool after eating his meal.
Greear CHARLESTON - Republican candidates for the state's Attorney General's office are taking shots at Democratic incumbent Darrell McGraw instead of each other.
UNDER THE DOME
CHARLESTON -- As chairman of the Natural Resources Committee for the National Governors Association (NGA), I recently had the opportunity to review a proposal to make this year's NGA platform "A Clean Energy Future."
MORGANTOWN -- West Virginia in the 21st century is certain to be a far different place than it was in the last century.
Rodriguez MORGANTOWN – Attorneys for West Virginia University plan to question former football coach Rich Rodriguez under oath about his resignation, and attorneys for Rodriguez plan to question WVU Athletic Director Ed Pastilong.
Canterbury CHARLESTON -- Two bills –- one adding three circuit judges and another allowing judges to pull jurors from neighboring counties in certain cases -– continue to move through the legislative process.