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Milton couple sues Countrywide for predatory lending

Kyla Asbury Oct. 1, 2012, 7:10am

HUNTINGTON -- A Milton couple is suing Countrywide Home Loans, Inc., for participating in predatory lending practices that caused them harm.

Kanawha woman blames GoMart for injuries

Kyla Asbury Oct. 1, 2012, 7:11am

CHARLESTON -- A Kanawha County woman is suing Go-Mart, Inc. after she was injured on its premises.

Dunbar couple sues for injuries at skating rink

Kyla Asbury Oct. 1, 2012, 7:16am

CHARLESTON -- A Dunbar woman and her husband are suing Southridge Grandprix and Family Fun Center for injuries sustained while roller skating on its premises.

Woman names 78 defendants in asbestos case

Kyla Asbury Oct. 1, 2012, 7:18am

CHARLESTON -- A woman is suing 78 companies she claims are responsible for her mesothelioma diagnosis.

McGraw's office shuts down advance fee loan website

Nick Rees Oct. 1, 2012, 8:00am

West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw's office has shut down a website offering allegedly fraudulent advance fee loans.

WV CALA kicks off Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week

Chris Dickerson Oct. 1, 2012, 10:18am

CHARLESTON - West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse has kicked off its annual week-long push for more legal reform in the state.

Woman names 31 defendants in asbestos case

Kyla Asbury Oct. 2, 2012, 4:27pm

CHARLESTON -- A woman is suing 31 companies she claims are responsible for her late-husband’s lung cancer and death.

Canadian lawyer, author to speak at WVU College of Law

Chris Dickerson Oct. 2, 2012, 6:17pm

MORGANTOWN — What happens when a lawyer becomes an author?

Chafin receives Troopers Association endorsement

Chris Dickerson Oct. 2, 2012, 7:12pm

CHARLESTON -– The West Virginia Troopers Association Political Action Committee has endorsed Tish Chafin for the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia.

Loughry gets endorsements from W.Va. Chamber, W.Va. Coal PACs

Chris Dickerson Oct. 2, 2012, 7:17pm

CHARLESTON -– West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals candidate Allen Loughry has received the endorsements of The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce and The West Virginian Coal Association for the 2012 General Election.

McGraw holds to refusal to debate, addresses Milton incident

Chris Dickerson Oct. 2, 2012, 9:24pm

CHARLESTON – Attorney General Darrell McGraw has reiterated his stance against debating Patrick Morrisey as well as addressed a recent incident in which he grabbed the camera of a member of Morrisey’s campaign staff.

Woman sues West Virginia’s Choice for wage payment violations

Kyla Asbury Oct. 3, 2012, 10:54am

CHARLESTON -- A woman is suing West Virginia’s Choice, Inc. and Mulberry Street Management Services, Inc. for violating the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act.

Man sues Kanawha school board for wrongful termination

Kyla Asbury Oct. 3, 2012, 11:57am

CHARLESTON -- A former school bus driver is suing the Kanawha County Board of Education after he claims he was wrongfully terminated from his employment.

Cabell man sues Appalachian Tire, others for assault

Kyla Asbury Oct. 3, 2012, 12:45pm

CHARLESTON -- A former employee is suing Appalachian Tire Products after he claims he was assaulted by another employee.

Woman sues NGK, others for sexual harassment

Kyla Asbury Oct. 3, 2012, 12:51pm

CHARLESTON -- A former employee is suing NGK Spark Plug MFG., Inc. after she claims she was sexually harassed by other employees.

GOP alleges quid pro quo between Justice Dept. and St. Paul

John O'Brien Oct. 3, 2012, 1:11pm

By JOHN O'BRIEN

Hancock sheriff sues Mountaineer Park for failing to collect occupancy tax

Kyla Asbury Oct. 3, 2012, 1:59pm

NEW CUMBERLAND – The Hancock County sheriff is suing Mountaineer Park Inc. for failing to collect the county’s hotel occupancy tax at its hotels for consumers receiving complimentary rooms.

Morrisey continues to raise more funds than McGraw heading into election

Jessica M. Karmasek Oct. 3, 2012, 2:14pm

CHARLESTON -- Republican Patrick Morrisey continues to out-raise his Democratic opponent, longtime West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw, according to recent campaign finance reports.

THEIR VIEW: West Virginians step up to stop prescription drug abuse

The West Virginia Record Oct. 3, 2012, 7:47pm

By BOOTH GOODWIN

Proposed gag order in Harrison family law case put on hold

Lawrence Smith Oct. 4, 2012, 7:53am

CLARKSBURG – At least until the chief justice of the state Supreme Court determines if a judge should remain on the case, a Harrison County man remains free to speak his mind about his family law ordeal.