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Wayne Co. man sues former employer for failure to pay wages

Kyla Asbury Aug. 2, 2010, 8:14am

HUNTINGTON -- A Wayne County woman and former employee is suing Brian P. Conaty for failure to pay more than $26,000 in wages.

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Man sues Division of Veteran's Affairs for fall down stairs

Kyla Asbury Aug. 2, 2010, 8:16am

HUNTINGTON -- A man is suing the West Virginia Division of Veteran's Affairs after she was injured from falling down the stairs.

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13 people say they were exposed to lab chemicals

Kyla Asbury Aug. 2, 2010, 8:18am

CHARLESTON -- Thirteen individuals named 34 defendants in their separate lawsuits, claiming they were exposed to float-sink lab chemicals during their employment.

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Clay woman sues China Max for wrongful termination

Kyla Asbury Aug. 2, 2010, 8:20am

CHARLESTON -- A Clay County woman is suing her former employer for wrongful termination at China Max in the Charleston Town Center.

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Former inmate says she was sexually harassed, abused at Lakin

Kyla Asbury Aug. 3, 2010, 1:59am

CHARLESTON -- A former Lakin Correctional Center inmate is suing two correctional officers and the West Virginia Division of Corrections after she claims she was sexually harassed and abused while incarcerated.

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Three former assistant managers sue Wal-mart for wrongful termination

Kyla Asbury Aug. 3, 2010, 2:00am

CHARLESTON -- Three former assistant managers are suing Wal-mart Stores East for wrongful termination of employment in three separate lawsuits.

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Nitro man sues former employer for work-related injury

Kyla Asbury Aug. 3, 2010, 8:22am

CHARLESTON -- A Nitro man and former employee is suing WV Dream Homes after he was injured on the job.

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Woman says privacy was invaded while at CAMC

Kyla Asbury Aug. 4, 2010, 1:53am

CHARLESTON -- A woman is suing Charleston Area Medical Center after she claims her privacy was invaded.

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Couple sues CAMC for breast cancer

Kyla Asbury Aug. 4, 2010, 2:00am

CHARLESTON -- A woman and her husband are suing Charleston Area Medical Center for negligence and medical malpractice after her cancer was not completely treated by agents of the facility.

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St. Albans couple names 62 companies in asbestos case

Kyla Asbury Aug. 4, 2010, 2:00am

CHARLESTON -- A St. Albans man and his wife are suing 63 companies in their asbestos-related case after he developed asbestosis.

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Pennsylvania couple sues CAMC for infected wound

Kyla Asbury Aug. 4, 2010, 2:10am

CHARLESTON -- A Pennsylvania couple is suing Charleston Area Medical Center for medical malpractice after a camping trip injury became infected.

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Stay ordered in $2.7M dispute between McGraw, feds

John O'Brien Aug. 4, 2010, 9:20am

McGraw CHARLESTON - A federal judge has granted a stay in state Attorney General Darrell McGraw's challenge to a withhold of $2.7 million in Medicaid funds that stems from one of his settlements.

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PERSONNEL FILE: Thompson named chair elect of Southern Legislative Conference

News Service Aug. 4, 2010, 3:40pm

Thompson CHARLESTON -- House Speaker Rick Thompson was unanimously selected Chair Elect of the Southern Legislative Conference by fellow lawmakers from 15 member states.

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Veterans business summit coming to Fairmont

News Service Aug. 5, 2010, 2:00am

CLARKSBURG -─ The U.S. Small Business Administration, in conjunction with its network of small business resource partners throughout West Virginia, will be hosting a Veterans Business Summit on Sept. 14 at the I-79 Technology Park Research Center in Fairmont.

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Greear ramps up 'grassroots' campaign

Chris Dickerson Aug. 5, 2010, 2:30am

Greear CHARLESTON -- Charleston attorney and Kanawha Circuit Court Judge candidate Dan Greear has announced his campaign team is beginning "a massive grassroots outreach initiative."

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THEIR VIEW: A hole in one for West Virginia

News Service Aug. 5, 2010, 3:15am

MORGANTOWN -- We West Virginians are protective of our state. Ridicule and even lesser slights are like emotional arrows that can pierce even a hide that's been toughened over years of abuse.

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PERSONNEL FILE: Harper joins Spilman Thomas & Battle's Morgantown office

News Service Aug. 5, 2010, 3:22am

MORGANTOWN -- Spilman Thomas & Battle is pleased to announce the addition of a new associate to the Morgantown office.

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PERSONNEL FILE: Morrison inducted into College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

News Service Aug. 5, 2010, 4:00am

Morrison CLARKSBURG -- The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers recently announced the election of C. David Morrison, a member of Steptoe & Johnson, as a newly elected Fellow.

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Rand's asbestos report shows lucrative outcome for lawyer trust fund managers

Steve Korris Aug. 5, 2010, 4:18am

Weitz Giants of asbestos litigation hold half the power in seven trust funds that paid $2.4 billion in claims in 2008, according to tables in a new Rand Corporation report.

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PERSONNEL FILE: Steptoe & Johnson set to occupy new building

News Service Aug. 5, 2010, 5:00am

CLARKSBURG -– Construction on Steptoe & Johnson's four-story, 78,000 square foot building is now complete.

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