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Doctor sued over misdiagnosis that led to death

John O'Brien Jun. 6, 2006, 4:25am

CHARLESTON - The estate of an Elkview woman is suing her former doctor, claiming he misdiagnosed her severe problems as hemorrhoids.

U.S. Supreme Court lets W.Va. coal severance taxes ruling stand

Chris Dickerson Jun. 6, 2006, 4:05am

CHARLESTON – The United States Supreme Court on Monday refused an appeal from coal and steel companies challenging the constitutionality of West Virginia's coal severance taxes.

Swiger joins Jackson Kelly's Charleston office

The West Virginia Record Jun. 5, 2006, 4:11pm

Swiger CHARLESTON -- Jackson Kelly PLLC welcomes Brian R. Swiger to its Charleston Litigation Department.

Jackson Kelly announces new members to firm

The West Virginia Record Jun. 5, 2006, 4:00pm

Aliff CHARLESTON -- Al Emch, CEO of Jackson Kelly PLLC, has announced seven membership changes at the Firm.

Crislip named president of ADTA

The West Virginia Record Jun. 5, 2006, 9:35am

Stephen R. Crislip CHARLESTON -- The Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA) has named Jackson Kelly PLLC attorney Stephen R. Crislip as ADTA President for 2006-2007.

Sympathy for the devil

The West Virginia Record Jun. 2, 2006, 9:44am

Among other ailments, allegedly oversexed former Wayne County Magistrate Tommy Toler admits he has a "very serious emotional and stress problem."

Undertaking judicial realignment

The West Virginia Record Jun. 2, 2006, 6:39am

Chief Justice Robin Jean Davis While it is not mandatory that the Legislature realign or even examine the circuits, it is expected that this year the Legislature will study the number and locations of judges -- both circuit judges and family court judges -- in the State.

Huber on the lookout for the law

John O'Brien Jun. 2, 2006, 5:45am

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Bell still uneasy about eye problems

John O'Brien Jun. 2, 2006, 3:45am

Harry Bell CHARLESTON - Twenty-nine years later, Harry Bell can still feel something in his eye.

Father of murdered Marshall student sues mall

John O'Brien Jun. 2, 2006, 2:45am

Samantha Burns CHARLESTON - The father of a 19-year-old Marshall University student who was abducted at Huntington Mall before being raped and murdered is suing the mall for not providing proper security.

Estate of man who fell off balcony sues landlord

John O'Brien Jun. 2, 2006, 2:40am

CHARLESTON - A recently filed lawsuit says the death of a man who fell off a third-floor balcony while helping move furniture is the fault of the building's landlord.

Hotel worker claims sexual harassment

John O'Brien Jun. 2, 2006, 2:35am

CHARLESTON - A former housekeeper and front desk clerk at a Motel 6 is suing over sexual harassment she says occurred there before she was wrongfully fired.

Virginia couple wants deposit back

John O'Brien Jun. 2, 2006, 2:32am

CHARLES TOWN - A Virginia couple says their deposit on a subdivision lot was kept even though they did not end up buying the lot.

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Former corrections officer sues Regional Jail Authority

John O'Brien Jun. 1, 2006, 8:20pm

CHARLESTON - A Mingo County woman is suing the state Regional Jail Authority over the alleged sexual harassment committed by Jimmy Vance, whom is also listed as a defendant.

Woman says spider from Sam's Club bit her

John O'Brien Jun. 1, 2006, 8:15pm

CHARLESTON - A Kanawha County woman is suing Sam's Club after she says she was bitten by a spider that was hiding in her fruit