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Man sues for $25,000 after hit-and-run in hotel parking lot

Chris Dickerson Dec. 15, 2005, 2:46am

CHARLESTON – A man is seeking more than $25,000 after his vehicle sustained damage in a hit-and-run accident earlier this year in a Charleston hotel parking lot.

Kanawha County man sues after falling through floor of rental property

Chris Dickerson Dec. 15, 2005, 2:45am

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man is suing the owners of a property he rented for negligence after he fell through the floor.

Workers' Comp sues two businesses for defaulting on payments

Chris Dickerson Dec. 15, 2005, 2:44am

CHARLESTON – The state Workers' Compensation Commission has sued two businesses for nearly $37,000 in Kanawha Circuit Court for defaulting on payments.

South Charleston man sues after being attacked with 2-by-4

Chris Dickerson Dec. 15, 2005, 2:41am

CHARLESTON – A South Charleston man has sued a St. Albans man for severe injuries sustained after he claims he was attacked with a two-by-four.

Man seeks more than $50,000 for 2003 vehicle accident

Chris Dickerson Dec. 15, 2005, 2:40am

CHARLESTON – A Charleston man is seeking more than $50,000 for a 2003 accident in Charleston that did $817 in damages to vehicle.

Ohio company sues Huntington over barge dock lease

Drew Smith Dec. 15, 2005, 2:31am

HUNTINGTON – An Ohio company is suing the city of Huntington over an 11-year-old lease that authorized the company to construct a barge mooring facility along the Ohio River in Westmoreland.

Israeli interests wrangle over chunk of Beckley man's $5.6 million estate

Ann Knef Dec. 14, 2005, 9:32am

For decades Max Lewin assumed the life of a modest Beckley businessman, concealing horrific details of how the humanity was stripped from his life.

West Virginia listed as third worst 'Judicial Hellhole'

Chris Dickerson Dec. 13, 2005, 2:49am

CHARLESTON – West Virginia again stands alone as the only full state listed as a "Judicial Hellhole," according to a ranking announced Tuesday.

Starcher ups our insurance ante

The West Virginia Record Dec. 11, 2005, 10:20am

One step forward, two steps back.

The Record obligated to be fair and balanced

The West Virginia Record Dec. 11, 2005, 5:59am

By Jeffrey T. Jones, president-elect West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association

Greenbrier County man says mother received poor care at nursing homes

Chris Dickerson Dec. 8, 2005, 8:37am

CHARLESTON – A Greenbrier County man claims his mother received poor care at nursing homes last year before her death.

DOH sues Raleigh County man and company for damages to bridge

Chris Dickerson Dec. 8, 2005, 8:02am

CHARLESTON – The commissioner of the state Division of Highways has sued a Beckley man and a Raleigh County company after an incident that did damage to a bridge in Summers County.

Woman sues after slipping, falling at Nitro Wal-Mart

Chris Dickerson Dec. 8, 2005, 7:38am

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Wal-Mart after taking a fall at its store at Nitro Marketplace.

Boone County couple claims they were sold a dud home

Chris Dickerson Dec. 8, 2005, 7:27am

CHARLESTON – A Boone County couple claims they were sold a bad manufactured home and want out of the deal.

Asbestos suit names 18 defendants

Chris Dickerson Dec. 8, 2005, 7:06am

CHARLESTON – A man has filed suit against 18 companies – from worldwide corporations such as Viacom and General Motors to local companies such as Nitro Industrial Coverings – for being exposed to asbestos and other harmful dusts over the span of 40 years as a laborer.

Laborers file silica suits in Kanawha County

Chris Dickerson Dec. 8, 2005, 6:35am

Victor S. Woods CHARLESTON -- As defendants in lung injury litigation begin to fight back in courts across the country, a Charleston attorney in the meantime recently filed three separate silica lawsuits in Kanawha Circuit Court.

This just in

The West Virginia Record Dec. 8, 2005, 6:06am

Wednesday, Nov. 30

WVU agrees to monitor employees in asbestos settlement

Steve Korris Dec. 8, 2005, 4:24am

MORGANTOWN – West Virginia University will set up a 20-year program to guard the health of employees it may have exposed to dangerous levels of asbestos.

Auto insurer must honor policy paid by bad check, court rules

Steve Korris Dec. 8, 2005, 1:06am

Justice Larry Starcher CHARLESTON – West Virginians can buy auto insurance with worthless checks, the Supreme Court of Appeals decided Dec. 2.

Maynard dissents: Insurance decision ranks poor as 'O.J.' verdict

Steve Korris Dec. 8, 2005, 1:00am

Justice Spike Maynard CHARLESTON - Supreme Court of Appeals Justice Elliott "Spike" Maynard blistered his colleagues for ordering West Virginia National Auto Insurance to cover a customer whose check bounced.