LaCagnin Stephen LaCagnin, administrative manager and head of the litigation department of the Morgantown office of Jackson Kelly PLLC, recently was elected Chairman of the Morgantown Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
Tommy Toler CHARLESTON – Suspended Wayne County Magistrate Tommy Toler has been granted disability retirement benefits by the state Consolidated Public Retirement Board.
West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals chambers
CHARLESTON - A Kanawha County woman says her personal information was stolen by a nurse at St. Francis Hospital who used it to identify herself to the police.
CHARLESTON - A Kanawha County man is suing the City of Charleston and the two city police officers he claims beat him while he was suffering from diabetic shock.
CHARLESTON - A Charleston man says he was fired from his job because he has cancer.
Danny Westmoreland POINT PLEASANT – A Mason County doctor who alleges his attorney forged his signature on a 2004 settlement check, may receive his day in court if the attorney's current bankruptcy case is dismissed.
POINT PLEASANT – A Point Pleasant attorney's bankruptcy filing is not the first time he's been in financial trouble.
CHARLESTON – The case of a former employee in the Kanawha County prosecutor's office has been settled after she claimed the county commission denied her claim for unpaid back wages and annual leave.
CHARLESTON - A Charleston attorney is suing the Kanawha County Board of Education for not complying with his request for insurance information.
CHARLESTON - The estate of a woman who says sewage flooded her basement is suing the City of Charleston and the Sanitation Board.
CHARLESTON - A couple named 51 defendants in a recently filed asbestos lawsuit.
MOUNDSVILLE - A Marshall County couple is suing Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. for prolonging the settling of a separate claim against it.
Gov. Joe Manchin CHARLESTON - A Minnesota man involved in a wreck on the West Virginia Turnpike in Kanawha County is suing Gov. Joe Manchin and the Department of Transportation secretary.
WINFIELD – A Hurricane couple blames the Putnam County Commission and the South Putnam Service District for raw sewage that flooded the basement of their home.
WINFIELD – A Scott Depot man blames the Putnam County Commission, the county school board and the county clerk for a fall he took after voting.
The federal indictment of New York City-based law firm Milberg Weiss on charges it extorted money out of large corporations by paying faux plaintiffs to help it manufacture class action lawsuits should serve as a stern warning to state governments everywhere.
CHARLESTON -- Not everyone in West Virginia has bad things to say about Milberg Weiss.
CHARLESTON – Criticism of a just-indicted high-profile law firm and its ties to West Virginia continue.