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Putnam woman sues after treatment for cancer she didn't have

Cara Bailey Sep. 2, 2008, 7:42am

CHARLESTON - A Poca woman has filed a suit against a pathologist after she received radiation and chemotherapy for cancer she did not have.

Mortgage company sues Jefferson County man

Kelly Holleran Sep. 3, 2008, 3:44am

BERKELEY SPRINGS -- Saxon Mortgage Services has filed a breach of contract complaint, alleging a Jefferson County resident failed to pay a loan agreement.

Man owes more than $100,000, company says

Kelly Holleran Sep. 3, 2008, 3:49am

BERKELEY SPRINGS -- Faslo Solution LLC has filed a breach of contract complaint claiming a Jefferson County man failed to pay back a loan of more than $100,000.

Woman blames street festival for injuries

Kelly Holleran Sep. 3, 2008, 3:51am

MARTINSBURG -- A woman has filed suit against a street festival after she allegedly was injured when she tripped over wiring in the middle of a street.

PERSONNEL FILE: Mayhew joins Steptoe & Johnson

News Service Sep. 3, 2008, 6:38am

Mayhew MORGANTOWN – Steptoe & Johnson is pleased to welcome Kelly Mayhew as a new associate in the firm's Morgantown office.

State Law Library to host Grandparents Rights workshop

News Service Sep. 3, 2008, 6:58am

CHARLESTON -- In recognition of the thirtieth anniversary of Grandparents Day, the State Law Library will present a free workshop titled "Grandparents' Rights" at 11 a.m. Saturday.

Debt settlers still on McGraw's radar

John O'Brien Sep. 3, 2008, 10:54am

McGraw CHARLESTON - West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw announced Wednesday that more consumers will have their debts wiped out because of his office.

Bayer takes tax assessment plea to Supreme Court

Kelly Holleran Sep. 3, 2008, 1:10pm

CHARLESTON -- A Kanawha County business made it case for a lower tax assessment Wednesday to the state Supreme Court.

Ads in AG, SupCo races are here

Chris Dickerson Sep. 4, 2008, 2:30am

CHARLESTON – With Labor Day in the rearview mirror, the General Election is just around the corner.

Extravagant damages the possible problem with dry cleaner suit, WV CALA says

Kelly Holleran Sep. 4, 2008, 3:41am

Pressed for Time is located on Quarrier Street in downtown Charleston. (Photo by Chris Dickerson) CHARLESTON -- A Charleston attorney who has sued a dry cleaning store for missing clothes should be entitled to a reasonable amount of money if the court finds the cleaners responsible, but should not be awarded extravagant damages, according to the leader for a statewide legal reform group.

Supreme Court calendar for 9/8 issue

News Service Sep. 4, 2008, 3:52am

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Huntington wants residency ordinance reinstated

Kelly Holleran Sep. 4, 2008, 4:00am

CHARLESTON -- A Huntington ordinance that requires all civil service employees to live in Huntington city limits was declared void, but the city of Huntington would like to see it reinstated.

W.Va.'s 'out-of-state' debate continues in DuPont saga

John O'Brien Sep. 4, 2008, 5:29am

Manchin CHARLESTON - Businesses complain about out-of-state plaintiffs lawyers trying to run West Virginia's courts, while out-of-state attorneys gripe about out-of-state corporate interests attempting to influence state officials.

THEIR VIEW: The Silence at Racine

News Service Sep. 4, 2008, 5:45am

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Supreme Court candidates talk business

Steve Korris Sep. 4, 2008, 6:00am

Ketchum WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS – State Supreme Court candidate Menis Ketchum asked West Virginia's Chamber of Commerce to endorse him and said it was unfair to label him as a plaintiff lawyer.

Ohio County Bar honors Miller

Kelly Holleran Sep. 4, 2008, 6:50am

Miller WHEELING -- The Ohio County Bar Association has adopted a resolution to honor a former state Supreme Court chief justice who recently died.

Juror bias could result in new wrongful death trial

Kelly Holleran Sep. 4, 2008, 1:57pm

CHARLESTON -- A doctor and hospital sued for wrongful death and negligence in the death of a woman could face another trial because of alleged juror bias.

THIS JUST IN: Putnam County

Chris Dickerson Sep. 5, 2008, 2:00am

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THIS JUST IN: Berkeley County

Beth Henry Sep. 5, 2008, 2:05am

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THIS JUST IN: Jefferson County

Jillian Kesner Sep. 5, 2008, 2:10am

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