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WVU files suit to get out of Big East quickly

Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury Nov. 1, 2011, 3:15am

MORGANTOWN – West Virginia University has filed a lawsuit against the Big East Conference to be able to move quickly to the Big XII.

Benchmark accused of wrongful termination

Kyla Asbury Nov. 1, 2011, 9:46am

CHARLESTON – A former employee is suing Benchmark Performance Group after he claims his employment was wrongfully terminated because of a work-related injury.

Woman says Dollar General didn't pay final wages on time

Kyla Asbury Nov. 1, 2011, 9:47am

CHARLESTON – A former employee is suing Dollar General after she claims the company failed to pay her final wages within 72 hours of termination.

Woman files suit after someone ran over her ankle at AutoZone

Kyla Asbury Nov. 1, 2011, 9:48am

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman is suing AutoZone Stores, Inc., and an individual after she claims the individual ran over her ankle while she was at the store.

Woman says Above Average Landscaping did below average work

Kyla Asbury Nov. 2, 2011, 7:36am

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Above Average Landscaping for breach of warranty and failing to complete work in compliance with standards of workmanship.

Woman says Rite Aid wrongfully terminated her

Kyla Asbury Nov. 2, 2011, 7:38am

CHARLESTON – A former employee is suing Rite Aid of West Virginia, Inc. after she claims her employment was wrongfully terminated.

Couple sues Charleston surgeon for injuries

Kyla Asbury Nov. 2, 2011, 7:38am

CHARLESTON – A Rosedale couple is suing a Charleston surgeon for injuries sustained during surgery.

Ranch dressing results in slip-and-fall suit against Cold Spot

Kyla Asbury Nov. 2, 2011, 7:39am

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County couple are suing The Cold Spot for injuries sustained in its restaurant.

McGraw, Rahall warn of fraudulent FDA calls

Kyla Asbury Nov. 2, 2011, 7:55am

McGraw CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw and U.S. Representative Nick Rahall have issued a warning to West Virginia consumers to be on the lookout for fraudulent telemarketing calls from criminals impersonating United States Food and Drug Administration special agents and other law enforcement personnel as part of a continued international extortion scam.

Drug stores: No excuse for delay in class action

John O'Brien Nov. 2, 2011, 7:57am

MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) - A group of drug stores is objecting to a federal magistrate judge's recommendation that a class action lawsuit filed against it by a West Virginia firm should be heard in state court.

PERSONNEL FILE: Bailey included in 'Best Lawyers'

News Service Nov. 3, 2011, 2:00am

Bailey CHARLESTON -- Charles R. Bailey has been selected by his peers for inclusion the 18th edition of the Best Lawyers in America.

PERSONNEL FILE: Steptoe & Johnson ranked among 'Best Law Firms'

News Service Nov. 3, 2011, 2:17am

BRIDGEPORT – Thirty-three Steptoe & Johnson practice areas covering three states and four metropolitan areas have been ranked first-tier in law firm expertise according to U.S. News and World Report.

PERSONNEL FILE: Nelson Mullins ranked as top tier firm in eight Charleston areas

News Service Nov. 3, 2011, 2:24am

HUNTINGTON -- U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have ranked Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough as a Tier 2 law firm nationally for its corporate law, tax litigation, and mass tort litigation/class actions – defendants, and a Tier 3 in venture capital law.

PERSONNEL FILE: Spilman earns national acclaim

News Service Nov. 3, 2011, 2:28am

CHARLESTON -- Spilman Thomas & Battle is the only law firm headquartered in West Virginia ranked as a "Best Law Firm" at the national level for Employment Law – Management.

PERSONNEL FILE: Jackson Kelly only firm in U.S. to receive mining law recognition

News Service Nov. 3, 2011, 2:36am

CHARLESTON -– Jackson Kelly has been named the first U.S. News – Best Lawyers Law Firm of the Year in Mining Law.

PERSONNEL FILE: Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso recognized by U.S. News, Best Lawyers

News Service Nov. 3, 2011, 2:38am

CHARLESTON -- Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso has been recognized by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers in the 2011-2012 "Best Law Firms" list.

PERSONNEL FILE: Jackson Kelly welcomes seven new associates

News Service Nov. 3, 2011, 2:42am

CHARLESTON -– Jackson Kelly is pleased to welcome seven new associates to the firm: Katherine A. Calogero, Sarah E. Cameron, Jonathan P. Floyd, Kevin T. Gillen, Mark A. Imbrogno, Karina R. Kendrick and Jonathan T. Osborne.

PERSONNEL FILE: Hazard joins Bell Law Firm

News Service Nov. 3, 2011, 2:50am

CHARLESTON -- Sprague W. Hazard has joined The Bell Law Firm.

Couple says Bristol-Myers Squibb responsible for leukemia

Kyla Asbury Nov. 3, 2011, 3:00am

CHARLESTON – A Charleston couple is suing Bristol-Myers Squibb Company for a leukemia diagnosis from exposure to benzene.

Woman sues Energy Services for husband's wrongful death

Kyla Asbury Nov. 3, 2011, 3:00am

CLARKSBURG – A Harrison County woman is suing Energy Services after she claims it is responsible for her husband's wrongful death.