Kelly Holleran Jan. 1, 2009, 5:30am
PUTNAN COUNTY -- After their son received a fractured jaw and paralysis of his lower lip while attending Hurricane High School, an Arizona couple has filed suit against the Putnam County Board of Education and the family whose son allegedly caused the injury.
Lawrence Smith Jan. 2, 2009, 2:45am
CHARLESTON – Alleging an unlawful practice of law complaint filed against him earlier this year was a ruse to silence his criticism of the state's family law system, a Hampshire County man has filed an ethics complaint against an eastern panhandle judge for abusing her authority.
Kelly Holleran Jan. 5, 2009, 4:45am
Cabell Huntington Hospital HUNTINGTON -- An Ironton, Ohio, woman has filed a federal suit on behalf of her deceased husband against Cabell Huntington Hospital, the Marshall University Board of Governors and two doctors, alleging her husband died after doctors failed to properly diagnose his disease.
John O'Brien Jan. 7, 2009, 10:21am
Benjamin WASHINGTON -- West Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Brent Benjamin's decision not to step down from a $50 million case involving a campaign supporter is drawing input from several interested groups, including his colleagues from other states.
News Service Jan. 7, 2009, 2:52pm
CHARLESTON -- Picture this. A young woman, appearing to be about 13 years old, stumbles into a medical clinic. Her hair has been pulled out in places. Her clothes torn. She bleeds from her face, has scratches all over her torso, and bears bruises that are the hallmarks of sexual abuse. Her face expresses the fear that is unique to someone having just been raped by a man more than twice her age.
Kelly Holleran Jan. 8, 2009, 3:00am
MARTINSBURG -– Blairton United Methodist Church and 35 Blairton community members have filed suit against two out-of-state corporations, the Berkeley County Public Service District and Berkeley County's assessor, claiming they fear eviction from their properties and a loss of water service if a 1909 lease is not reversed.