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BrickStreet Mutual to convert to NICS

Ann Knef Feb. 2, 2006, 9:18am

BrickStreet Mutual Insurance Company, now one month old, is in the process of converting its employer classification system to the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) system. The system that was based on 94 industrial classes will increase to 434 NCCI classes.

AG's office seeks budget increase

Chris Dickerson Feb. 2, 2006, 8:34am

Attorney General Darrell McGraw CHARLESTON -- Attorney General Darrell McGraw's office says changes to the state workers' compensation system mean it needs more money to operate.

Herbert Hoover High sued for girl's attack

Ann Knef Feb. 2, 2006, 7:27am

CHARLESTON -- The mother of a Herbert Hoover High School student is suing the school board and parents of the girl who beat her daughter into unconsciousness last year.

Breakout/graphic to go with Kiss story

The West Virginia Record Feb. 2, 2006, 7:10am

Where House Speaker Bob Kiss lives has been the subject of much debate recently.

Kiss's speech on his residency

The West Virginia Record Feb. 2, 2006, 7:01am

House Speaker Bob Kiss spoke on the floor Jan. 23 regarding questions about his residency. Here are excerpts from that speech:

Man who promises to use disability check to pay for car can't be found

Ann Knef Feb. 2, 2006, 6:56am

CHARLESTON -- A West Virginia man who promised to use his Social Security disability payment to purchase a 1997 Chevrolet Camaro is being sued by the man who claims he was duped.

AG: Setting the Record straight

The West Virginia Record Feb. 2, 2006, 6:26am

To the editor:

Wood County couple wants insurer to pay for cracks in home

Chris Dickerson Feb. 2, 2006, 6:17am

CHARLESTON – A Wood County couple say their insurance company should pay after they found cracks in the masonry of their home.

Kanawha couple says F350 they bought is a lemon

Chris Dickerson Feb. 2, 2006, 6:16am

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County couple say a Ford F350 they bought in 2004 is a lemon.

Man's death creates estate mess

Chris Dickerson Feb. 2, 2006, 6:14am

CHARLESTON – A man's estate hasn't been taken care of like it should have been, according to lawsuit filed by its co-executors.

Woman blames Charleston, food company for fall at Civic Center

Chris Dickerson Feb. 2, 2006, 6:13am

Charleston Civic Center CHARLESTON – A woman didn't have the luck of the Irish last St. Patrick's Day when she fell while working at the Charleston Civic Center, she claims in a lawsuit.

Kanawha man files suit for alcohol-related accident on U.S. 60

Chris Dickerson Feb. 2, 2006, 6:12am

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man has filed a lawsuit against a man he says caused a traffic accident, another man who may have provided alcohol to him and the merchant who sold the alcohol to the pair.

Author mangles facts in Asbestos and Fire

The West Virginia Record Feb. 2, 2006, 5:47am

To the editor:

Monongalia man wants $50K from State Farm

Audrey Holsclaw Feb. 2, 2006, 5:22am

MORGANTOWN -- A Monongalia County man claims an insurance company has failed in its duty to insure its patrons properly.

Monongalia County couple blames driver for collision

Audrey Holsclaw Feb. 2, 2006, 4:56am

MORGANTOWN -- A Monongalia County couple claims a Fayette County, Penn., woman is responsible for their temporary and permanent disability.

St. Paul exec carries the day at trial

Steve Korris Feb. 2, 2006, 4:27am

CHARLESTON – St. Paul Travelers chief executive Jay Fishman put his company on his back and carried it through the Kanawha County courthouse.

Sen. Rockefeller reasons against Alito

The West Virginia Record Feb. 2, 2006, 2:51am

Sen. Byrd votes in favor of Alito's nomination

The West Virginia Record Feb. 2, 2006, 2:45am

Wayne woman sues ATV store after son's wreck

Drew Smith Feb. 1, 2006, 11:34pm

WAYNE – A Wayne County woman is suing a Huntington all-terrain vehicle store after her son wrecked an ATV she purchased for him from the store.

Man sues after botched gastric bypass

Drew Smith Feb. 1, 2006, 11:33pm

HUNTINGTON – A Cabell County man is suing a physician at Cabell Huntington Hospital and the hospital itself after complications from a gastric bypass surgery caused him to be hospitalized for three months.