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PERSONNEL FILE: Dinsmore opens fourth office in West Virginia

News Service Sep. 1, 2011, 2:00am

LEWISBURG -– Dinsmore & Shohl is pleased to announce that it has expanded its presence in the Mountain State with a new office in Lewisburg.

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PERSONNEL FILE: Hyman joins Spilman's Winston-Salem office

News Service Sep. 1, 2011, 2:13am

Hyman WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle announced today that Casey C. Hyman has joined its Winston-Salem, N.C. office as an associate in the litigation department.

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PERSONNEL FILE: Three attorneys join Spilman's Charleston office

News Service Sep. 1, 2011, 2:14am

Gibson CHARLESTON -— The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle has announced that three attorneys have joined its Charleston office.

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PERSONNEL FILE: W.Va. Chamber inducts inaugural Hall of Fame class

News Service Sep. 1, 2011, 2:18am

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS -– The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce has inducted six business leaders as inaugural members of the newly established West Virginia Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame.

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PERSONNEL FILE: Lusk was part of faculty at IADC Trial Academy

News Service Sep. 1, 2011, 2:24am

Lusk CHARLESTON -— The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle has announced that member Neva G. Lusk served as teaching faculty for the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Trial Academy held at Stanford University Law School this summer.

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Tentative regional truancy meeting schedule released

News Service Sep. 1, 2011, 2:36am

Davis CHARLESTON -– Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis and Nineteenth Circuit Judge Alan Moats have released the tentative schedule of their regional meetings on truancy.

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Fayette man says Nationwide offer wasn't enough

Jessica M. Karmasek Sep. 1, 2011, 2:51am

BECKLEY -- A Fayette County man who was injured in a car accident is suing Nationwide Insurance Co., alleging the insurer has refused to make a "fair and reasonable offer" to settle.

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Kanawha mortgage case goes to federal court

Jessica M. Karmasek Sep. 1, 2011, 2:52am

CHARLESTON -- Two Kanawha County residents say they have suffered severe emotional distress as a result of a mortgage servicing company's actions.

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Homeowners association sues individual for not paying dues

Kyla Asbury Sep. 1, 2011, 2:53am

WINFIELD – Knights Court Homeowners Association is suing an individual for failure to pay homeowners association dues.

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Man sues surgeon for leaving medical device inside him

Kyla Asbury Sep. 1, 2011, 2:56am

WINFIELD – A man is suing a surgeon after he claims the surgeon left a medical device inside of him after he had surgery.

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THEIR VIEW: Maloney's 'horror' story simply not true

News Service Sep. 1, 2011, 2:57am

CHARLESTON -- GOP gubernatorial candidate Bill Maloney recently told West Virginia voters that the Stella-Jones Corp. closed its Ripley plant in 2010 because a Jackson County jury awarded a former employee wages in an age discrimination lawsuit.

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Appeals court upholds denial of Century retirees' benefits motion

Jessica M. Karmasek Sep. 1, 2011, 3:00am

RICHMOND, Va. -- A federal appeals court last week upheld a denial of a motion by Century Aluminum Co. retirees for a preliminary injunction seeking continuation of certain health care benefits.

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PERSONNEL FILE: Harvey returns to Jackson Kelly

News Service Sep. 1, 2011, 3:00am

Harvey CHARLESTON -– Shane Harvey has rejoined Jackson Kelly after more than a decade as in-house counsel at Massey Energy which was recently acquired by Alpha Natural Resources.

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Man accuses Triad Engineering of wrongful termination

Kyla Asbury Sep. 1, 2011, 3:40am

MORGANTOWN – A Morgantown man is suing Triad Engineering after he claims his employment was wrongfully terminated.

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Former employee files wrongful termination suit against Huntington

Lawrence Smith Sep. 1, 2011, 3:43am

HUNTINGTON –An Ohio man is alleging he lost his job with the city of Huntington as a result of testifying against it in another legal matter.

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Contractor sues Putnam school board, others for breach of contract

Kyla Asbury Sep. 1, 2011, 9:00am

WINFIELD – Eagle Contractors is suing the Putnam County Board of Education for failing and refusing to pay for work performed.

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