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W.Va. lawmakers support Trump’s actions to stop Waters of the United States rule

Kyla Asbury Mar. 1, 2017, 10:58am

CHARLESTON – West Virginia lawmakers are standing with President Donald Trump in officially undoing the Waters of the United States rule that unlawfully gave the federal government unprecedented control over small streams, farms and private property.

Guardian blames nursing home operators for resident's injuries

Philip Gonzales Mar. 1, 2017, 1:43pm

CHARLESTON — An East Bank woman is suing nursing home operators, alleging their negligence brought about injuries to a resident.

West Virginia Department of Agriculture to add new division to spur agriculture industry

Dawn Geske Mar. 1, 2017, 1:43pm

CHARLESTON – As a way to increase the state’s economy, the West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) has added a new division focused on developing businesses related to agriculture.

Jenkins approves abolishment of Obama regulation on mining

Christopher Knoll Mar. 1, 2017, 1:43pm

CHARLESTON – An 11th hour regulation put on the books by departing President Barack Obama has been effortlessly struck down by Congress, leaving one West Virginia Congressman happy with the result.

Employee accuses health care facility of disability discrimination

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 1, 2017, 1:43pm

HUNTINGTON — A Cabell County office assistant is suing a health care facility, alleging wrongful termination and disability discrimination.

Estate representatives blame nursing home operators for woman's death

Philip Gonzales Mar. 1, 2017, 1:44pm

HUNTINGTON — Two estate representatives are suing nursing home facility operators, alleging the defendants failed to protect or prevent injuries for a resident.

Preston County couple alleges medical care providers botched treatment

Philip Gonzales Mar. 1, 2017, 10:24pm

MORGANTOWN — A Preston County couple is suing West Virginia University medical providers, alleging their negligence led to injuries to the husband. 

Couple, passenger blame highways department, driver for crash

Philip Gonzales Mar. 1, 2017, 10:25pm

KINGWOOD — A couple and their car passenger are suing the state department of highways and a driver, alleging their negligence led to a crash that injured the plaintiffs.

Former Highmark president brings unique perspective to Bowles Rice practice

Carrie Salls Mar. 2, 2017, 8:13am

PARKERSBURG – Former Highmark West Virginia president Fred Earley will now practice law at Bowles Rice. 

Eastern Panhandle judge appointed to ABA Business Law Section

Chandra Lye Mar. 2, 2017, 8:14am

MARTINSBURG – A West Virginia Business Court Judge has been appointed as a representative for the American Bar Association Business Law Section.

Taxpayer alleges tax return service breached fiduciary duty

Philip Gonzales Mar. 2, 2017, 8:15am

WHEELING — A North Carolina woman is suing a tax return business, alleging breach of fiduciary duty.

Raleigh County couple accuses management company of causing property damages

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 2, 2017, 8:15am

BECKLEY — A Raleigh County couple is suing a property management company, alleging liability.

Recycling business blamed for crash that caused injuries

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 2, 2017, 8:16am

NEW MARTINSVILLE — A Wetzel County woman is suing a recycling business and a driver, alleging their negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff. 

Raleigh County parents blame multiple defendants for crash

Philip Gonzales Mar. 2, 2017, 8:16am

BECKLEY — Two Raleigh County parents are suing multiple defendants, alleging their negligence led to a vehicle crash that injured their child. 

Employee accuses state commerce office of gender discrimination

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 2, 2017, 8:16am

CHARLESTON — A Wood County woman is suing the West Virginia Department of Commerce, alleging violation of the West Virginia Human Rights Act .

AG's office urges residents affected by storms to verify contractors

Chris Dickerson Mar. 2, 2017, 11:11am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is urging state residents dealing with damage from this week’s severe weather to be cautious when hiring others to assist with repair and cleanup.

Gears supplier alleges customer failed to pay nearly $9,000

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 2, 2017, 11:12am

PRINCETON — A Princeton gear supplier is suing a Kegley customer, alleging an unpaid debt.

Morgantown clerk files suit against city, councilors

Kyla Asbury Mar. 2, 2017, 3:21pm

MORGANTOWN – The Morgantown city clerk has filed a lawsuit against the city, the mayor and three city council members.

Patient blames physician for injuries

Philip Gonzales Mar. 3, 2017, 8:02am

PRINCETON — A Bluefield man is suing a local physician, alleging his negligence led to pain and medical expenditures for the plaintiff. 

Steel business alleges Wheeling company failed to pay for products

Philip Gonzales Mar. 3, 2017, 8:03am

WHEELING — A Michigan steel services business is suing a Wheeling company, alleging failure to pay for delivered products and unjust enrichment.