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Daniels couple accuses health care facility, debt collector of violating phone privacy laws

Philip Gonzales Oct. 3, 2016, 8:53am

BECKLEY — A Raleigh County couple is suing a health care facility and a Virginia debt collector, alleging invasion of privacy and violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Ohio County couple blames Wheeling restaurant for husband's injuries

Philip Gonzales Oct. 3, 2016, 8:53am

WHEELING — An Ohio County husband and wife are suing a Wheeling restaurant operator, alleging the defendant's negligence led to the husband sustaining injuries in a fall. 

AG's office goes after meat wholesaler for 'exploiting elderly, vulnerable'

Chris Dickerson Oct. 3, 2016, 2:01pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has filed a lawsuit against a door-to-door sales company, alleging it coerced elderly and vulnerable West Virginians into purchasing meat they could not afford and in quantities they could not possibly consume.

AG's federal drug partnership sends meth suspect to prison

Chris Dickerson Oct. 3, 2016, 2:05pm

MARTINSBURG — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has announced the recent sentencing of a man for trafficking methamphetamine.

Reynolds gets endorsement from W.Va. Sheriffs' Association

Chris Dickerson Oct. 3, 2016, 2:12pm

HUNTINGTON – The West Virginia Sheriffs’ Association has announced it is endorsing Doug Reynolds for Attorney General in the upcoming election.

Man sues Star City Volunteer Fire Department for discrimination

Kyla Asbury Oct. 3, 2016, 2:27pm

MORGANTOWN – A former employee is suing the Star City Volunteer Fire Department after he claims he was discriminated against because of his race.

Former DHHR secretary eager to join WVU Board of Governors

Tara Mapes Oct. 4, 2016, 7:21am

MORGANTOWN – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin recently named attorney and former West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Secretary Taunja Willis-Miller as one of the newest members of the West Virginia University Board of Governors.

Attorneys: Better, but West Virginia not out of tort reform woods yet

Dawn Geske Oct. 4, 2016, 7:24am

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS – While West Virginia no longer is on the list of Judicial Hellholes, the state still isn't out of the woods yet, according to attorneys who spoke at a recent state Chamber of Commerce event.

CALA kicks off Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week; trial lawyers denounce it

Chris Dickerson Oct. 4, 2016, 7:59am

CHARLESTON – A statewide legal reform group is celebrating Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week, but a group for trial lawyers denounced it as another effort to take away West Virginians’ right to a jury trial.

State Chamber PAC makes statewide, legislative endorsements

Chris Dickerson Oct. 4, 2016, 9:07am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee has released its list of endorsement for statewide and legislative races.

Common ground found during drug crisis

Evan Jenkins Oct. 4, 2016, 12:17pm

WASHINGTON – Nearly every day, we see another story in the news about an overdose in West Virginia.

The Obama Administration's last-minute attacks on arbitration

The West Virginia Record Oct. 4, 2016, 12:20pm

Trial lawyers don't like arbitration, because arbitration reduces money-making opportunities for trial lawyers.

Miners Protection Act moves closer to providing pensions, health, care support

Dawn Geske Oct. 4, 2016, 12:24pm

CHARLESTON – The Miners Protection Act has passed the U.S. Senate's Finance Committee as a proposal to keep health care benefits and pensions in place for miners, retirees, and widows.

Morrisey reaches $440K settlement on behalf of military families

Kyla Asbury Oct. 4, 2016, 12:57pm

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey joined 49 other states in announcing a settlement with USA Discounters. West Virginia consumers will receive more than $440,000.

Statoil sues Wetzel County Commission for tax errors

Kyla Asbury Oct. 4, 2016, 1:35pm

NEW MARTINSVILLE – Statoil USA Onshore Properties Inc. is suing the Wetzel County Commission for tax errors it claims were made that the commission failed to fix.

Couple blames multiple defendants for truck crash that injured husband

Philip Gonzales Oct. 5, 2016, 8:13am

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County husband and wife are suing multiple defendants, alleging negligence in failing to prevent the crash of a tanker truck. 

Ohio patient accuses Huntington medical facility of gross negligence

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 5, 2016, 8:14am

HUNTINGTON — An Ohio patient is suing a Huntington medical facility, alleging negligence, gross negligence and vicarious liability.

Manufacturer alleges mining equipment provider owes $136,000

Philip Gonzales Oct. 5, 2016, 8:14am

CLAY — A Clay County manufacturer is suing a Kanawha County mining equipment provider, alleging fraudulent and negligent misrepresentation.

Wheeling woman blames municipality for injuries

Philip Gonzales Oct. 5, 2016, 8:15am

WHEELING — A Wheeling woman is suing the Wheeling Park Commission and an individual, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries retaliation and wrongful termination.

Naturalization ceremonies provide a special, touching time

Dawn Geske Oct. 5, 2016, 9:16am

CHARLESTON – The U.S. District Court in Charleston recently held a naturalization ceremony for new citizens in the Southern District of West Virginia.