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Charleston firm may move into former McCrory's building

John O'Brien Mar. 23, 2006, 3:02am

The McCrory Building on Capitol Street soon might be the new home of Bailey and Glasser. CHARLESTON - The Charleston Urban Renewal Authority recently accepted the bid of law firm Bailey and Glasser to purchase the former McCrory's department store building on Capitol Street.

McGraw needs to provide voters with answers, accountability

The West Virginia Record Mar. 23, 2006, 2:34am

Steve Roberts CHARLESTON -- West Virginia's Attorney General, Darrell McGraw, continues to evade the issue of why his office decided not to structure a consumer action settlement agreement so that the bulk of $10 million in lawsuit funds would go back to the state agencies for whom he served as legal counsel.

AG sues drug company for fraud

Steve Korris Mar. 23, 2006, 2:32am

POINT PLEASANT – Eli Lilly and Company committed fraud on the people of West Virginia in selling the drug Zyprexa, Attorney General Darrell McGraw claims in a suit he filed Feb. 28 in Mason Circuit Court.

Supreme Court sides with daughter on probate lawyer's will

Steve Korris Mar. 23, 2006, 2:30am

CHARLESTON – Ralph Haines made millions as West Virginia's top probate lawyer, but he blew his own will.

Martinsburg woman sues county commission, deputies after dog attack

Beth Henry Mar. 23, 2006, 2:28am

MARTINSBURG -- A Bunker Hill woman has sued the Berkeley County Commission, sheriff's deputies and another man after a police dog attacked her.

Many in law community pulling for WVU basketball

Chris Dickerson Mar. 22, 2006, 5:24pm

Harry Bell CHARLESTON – Less than three months ago, West Virginia University's football team stormed the Georgia Dome and picked up an impressive Sugar Bowl victory. Now, the Mountaineer basketball team has taken up residence in the dome, hoping to earn a spot in the NCAA Elite Eight or even the Final Four.

Temp suing DOH, former boss for sexual harassment

John O'Brien Mar. 22, 2006, 4:34pm

CHARLESTON - A woman is suing the West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways, and her former supervisor for sexual harassment she says she endured as a temporary employee there.

Man sues Division of Rehabilitation Services in sexual harassment suit

John O'Brien Mar. 22, 2006, 4:31pm

CHARLESTON - A Raleigh County man is suing the West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services over an incident that took place in October 2004 when the man claims he was sexually abused for two hours.

Kanawha couple seeks $1.3 million

John O'Brien Mar. 22, 2006, 4:30pm

CHARLESTON - A Kanawha County couple is suing two Cabell County people whom they allege sold them an uninhabitable house.

Suit claims elderly man was deceived by younger wife

Zak Ritchie Mar. 22, 2006, 3:58pm

Suing on behalf of the estate of Raymond W. Wagner, executor Robert Dennis Sandy claims defendant Kathryn D. Wagner maintained a deceitful relationship with Wagner and coerced him into spending thousands of dollars on her behalf.

Cabell retailer sued for failing to pay for gasoline

Drew Smith Mar. 22, 2006, 7:14am

HUNTINGTON – John W. Clark Oil is suing a Cabell County retail gasoline distributor for breach of contract after the company failed to pay for $36,780.87 worth of fuel.

Monongalia minor alleges bar responsible for his personal injury

Audrey Holsclaw Mar. 22, 2006, 3:20am

Z Club in Morgantown. MORGANTOWN -- A Monongalia minor claims he got so drunk at a Monongalia bar that he fell down 20 steps and on to his head.

Three Morgantowners sue for misrepresentation

Audrey Holsclaw Mar. 22, 2006, 3:15am

MORGANTOWN -- A Monongalia County construction company has been accused of misrepresentation in lawsuits filed by three Monongalia County residents.

Man sues company for not paying money after court order

Brandon Smith Mar. 22, 2006, 3:06am

WHEELING - A man is suing Zez Kennels, Inc. for not paying a sum of money ordered to be paid by a Florida court last March.

Attorney not libel in legal malpractice case

John O'Brien Mar. 22, 2006, 2:53am

Tom Flaherty MORGANTOWN - An attorney who advised the late John Faltis was found not guilty in a legal malpractice case March 10 in Monongalia Circuit Court.

Former Nitro football coach accused of sexual abuse

John O'Brien Mar. 22, 2006, 2:30am

CHARLESTON - A former Nitro High School student is suing a former teacher and the Kanawha County Board of Education, claiming the two are responsible for sexual abuse that happened nearly a year ago.

Complaint filed with State Bar against DiTrapano

Chris Dickerson Mar. 20, 2006, 7:30am

CHARLESTON – A complaint has been opened with the West Virginia State Bar's Lawyer Disciplinary Board against a Charleston attorney who was arrested on drug charges last week in Florida.

WVU College of Law considers international codes of conduct, from ethics to U.N.

The West Virginia Record Mar. 20, 2006, 4:30am

MORGANTOWN -- How have notions of human rights, state sovereignty, and regional economic cooperation evolved in the last half century?

Compete-- for jobs

The West Virginia Record Mar. 17, 2006, 4:18am

Back in January, West Virginia's football Mountaineers won a prestigious BCS bowl game.

Blankenship says leaders must make state more competitive

Chris Dickerson Mar. 17, 2006, 1:45am

Don Blankenship CHARLESTON – Massey Energy President Don Blankenship says state leaders are not doing anything to make the state more competitive and that it could lead to some of those leaders being voted out of office.