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Blaming businesses for misused products

The West Virginia Record Jan. 1, 2015, 9:42am

Apparently, the concept of personal responsibility is barely acknowledged – at least in legal theory or media-manufactured opinion.

Woman accuses nursing home of neglect

Annie Cosby Jan. 2, 2015, 3:47pm

CHARLESTON – A West Virginia nursing home faces a suit after allegedly negligently caring for the father of the plaintiff.

Man blames hospital, staff for son's death

Annie Cosby Jan. 2, 2015, 5:55pm

PRINCETON – A man is suing over claims his son died after hospital staff failed to timely diagnose his condition.

Woman files suit after McDonald's slip-and-fall

Annie Cosby Jan. 2, 2015, 5:56pm

PRINCETON – A Monroe County woman is suing over claims she was injured when she slipped on the wet floor of a restaurant.

Temp company says business owes more than $7,000

Annie Cosby Jan. 5, 2015, 10:40am

WHEELING – An Ohio County company is suing over claims another company has failed to pay for temporary workers provided.

Couple claims manufactured home is defective

Annie Cosby Jan. 5, 2015, 10:48am

BECKLEY – A Raleigh County couple is suing over claims they bought a defective manufactured home.

Man claims THF owes him more than $50K

Annie Cosby Jan. 5, 2015, 11:03am

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man is suing over claims his employer failed to pay him commission he earned.

Defective humidifier filter results in lawsuit

Annie Cosby Jan. 5, 2015, 11:15am

WINFIELD – An insurance company is suing over claims of water damage from a defective humidifier water filter.

Man says Kanawha school board didn't hire him because he's deaf

Annie Cosby Jan. 5, 2015, 11:16am

CHARLESTON – A disabled man is suing a West Virginia school district, alleging he was not hired due to his being deaf.

Temporary restraining order granted in DEP lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Jan. 6, 2015, 7:30am

MOUNDSVILLE – A temporary restraining order has been granted in a lawsuit against the secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection and Gastar Exploration Inc.

Woman blames Axiall for benzene exposure

Kyla Asbury Jan. 6, 2015, 7:31am

MOUNDSVILLE – A woman is suing Axiall Corporation after she claims she was exposed to a harmful chemical during her employment.

Woman blames crash injuries on Putnam Aging

Annie Cosby Jan. 6, 2015, 8:00am

WINFIELD – A Putnam County woman is suing over claims she was injured while a passenger in a Putnam County Aging Program vehicle.

Icy parking lot leads to lawsuit

Annie Cosby Jan. 6, 2015, 8:10am

WINFIELD – A Putnam County man is suing over claims he was injured on the icy parking lot of a convenience store.

Mine manager hit with second sexual harassment suit

Kyla Asbury Jan. 7, 2015, 7:28am

MADISON – A second lawsuit has been filed after another woman claims she was sexually harassed by the manager of Raven Crest Mine.

Parties claim CLS Group breached shale mineral contract

Kyla Asbury Jan. 7, 2015, 7:30am

WHEELING – Multiple companies and individuals are suing CLS Group and others claiming the defendants breached their contracts with the plaintiffs regarding marcellus shale mineral interests.

Putnam man says he fell on icy parking lot

Annie Cosby Jan. 7, 2015, 7:50am

WINFIELD – A Putnam County man is suing over claims he was injured when he slipped on ice in a Little General Convenience Store parking lot.

Man accuses Bayer of age discrimination

Annie Cosby Jan. 7, 2015, 8:00am

WINFIELD – A Putnam County man is suing over claims he was fired based upon his age.

Purdue Pharma says plaintiffs attorney fed info to new whistleblowers after first suit failed

John O'Brien Jan. 7, 2015, 10:44am

BECKLEY – In demanding two whistleblowers in what it feels was a frivolous lawsuit pay its legal fees, the maker of the painkiller OxyContin says a Virginia attorney supplied the information that the two were blowing the whistle on.

State Supreme Court rules attorney didn't violate Rules of Professional Conduct

Kyla Asbury Jan. 7, 2015, 6:22pm

CHARLESTON - The W.Va. Supreme Court of Appeals ruled that an attorney did not violate the Rules of Professional Conduct and dismissed the statement of charges against him brought by the Lawyer Disciplinary Board.

TV reporter says man attacked him while he was filming

Kyla Asbury Jan. 7, 2015, 6:31pm

CLAY – A reporter for WCHS-TV filed a lawsuit against a man he claims attacked him while he was filming for a story.