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State Police settles false arrest suit for $50K

Lawrence Smith Feb. 1, 2013, 5:00am

MARTINSBURG – A Berkeley County man’s four-year old lawsuit against the West Virginia State Police has come to end.

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Settling baseless lawsuits only encourages more of them

The West Virginia Record Feb. 1, 2013, 5:30am

Famed social scientist James Q. Wilson died just shy of a year ago. One of his greatest contributions to the world he left behind is the “broken windows” theory of law enforcement: the idea that communities should concentrate on the small breakdowns in civil order and correct them before they escalate into worse problems.

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Lawsuit claims ambulance at fault for crash

Lawrence Smith Feb. 1, 2013, 6:00am

MADISON – A Boone County couple are alleging they were harmed by people paid to help them.

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Former employee sues Family Dollar, alleges sexual harassment

Kyla Asbury Feb. 1, 2013, 6:00am

CHARLESTON – A former employee is suing Family Dollar Corporation, Inc., after she claims she was sexually harassed by a supervisor.

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Parents sue Pierson Lumber Company for car accident

Kyla Asbury Feb. 1, 2013, 6:00am

CHARLESTON – The parents of a minor are suing Pierson Lumber Company, Inc. for allegedly causing an accident that caused injuries.

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Man says Trans Energy breached contract

Kyla Asbury Feb. 1, 2013, 6:00am

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Trans Energy, Inc., after he claims it breached its contract with him by refusing to sell the company after they agreed to.

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Kroger sued again over parking lot

Kyla Asbury Feb. 1, 2013, 6:00am

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing the Kroger Co. after she says her purse was taken from her in its parking lot.

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Judge: Lawsuit over newborn's death filed too late

John O'Brien Feb. 1, 2013, 6:30am

BECKLEY – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought against Raleigh General Hospital and a doctor who were blamed for the death of a newborn.

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Judge sets aside portion of verdict in sexual misconduct suit

Lawrence Smith Feb. 1, 2013, 8:00am

CHARLESTON – Finding that one of its home confinement officers had adequate training and knew the boundaries of acceptable behavior, a judge has set aside the portion of a jury’s verdict returned against Logan County officials in a woman’s civil rights suit.

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Lawsuit: Sunrise Pre-Owned Automall prepared confusing contract

Kyla Asbury Feb. 4, 2013, 5:00am

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Sunrise Pre-Owned Automall, Inc., after she claims it breached its contract with her.

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Chiropractor says Health Plan of the Upper Ohio Valley refused to reimburse him

Kyla Asbury Feb. 4, 2013, 5:05am

MOUNDSVILLE – A man is suing the Health Plan of the Upper Ohio Valley, Inc., claiming it owes him more than $450,000.

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Woman says she was fired because she was pregnant

Kyla Asbury Feb. 4, 2013, 5:15am

CHARLESTON – A former employee is suing Dunbar Center for wrongfully terminating her employment because of her pregnancy.

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