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Arts nonprofit and directors sue board majority

Philip Gonzales Mar. 22, 2017, 8:21am

PRINCETON — A nonprofit corporation and several of its board members are suing other members comprising a majority of the board over alleged gross abuse of authority.

Mine services firm sued over worker's termination

Philip Gonzales Mar. 21, 2017, 6:23pm

An Amherstdale man is suing a former employer, Strata Mine Services LLC, alleging a violation of human rights in the wake of his termination from the company two years ago.

Medicaid Fraud Control Unit belongs in AG's office

The West Virginia Record Mar. 21, 2017, 4:37pm

In 43 out of 50 states, the investigation and prosecution of Medicaid fraud is handled by the state attorney general.

Three more lawsuits filed against drug distributors for drug epidemic

Kyla Asbury Mar. 21, 2017, 4:13pm

CHARLESTON – Three more lawsuits have been filed against the drug distributors who allegedly flooded the state with pain killers and caused the opioid epidemic across the state.

Contractor alleges property owner, escrow agent owe nearly $38,000

Philip Gonzales Mar. 21, 2017, 7:44am

WINFIELD — A contractor is suing a Putnam County property owner and escrow agent, alleging breach of contract.

Visitor blames estate administrator for fall

Philip Gonzales Mar. 21, 2017, 7:44am

PRINCETON — A Mercer County woman is suing the administrator of an estate, alleging negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff. 

Property buyer accuses real estate agent of fraud

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 21, 2017, 7:44am

WAYNE — A Wayne County property buyer is suing a real estate agent, alleging breach of a lease agreement.

Mineral rights receiver alleges mining company breached agreement

Philip Gonzales Mar. 21, 2017, 7:43am

PRINCETON — A McDowell County company is suing a mining business, alleging breach of a joint venture agreement.

Justices back workers' comp board decision in case of injured coal miner

Chandra Lye Mar. 21, 2017, 7:43am

CHARLESTON – A decision by the state Supreme Court has upheld a decision by the Workers’ Compensation Board of Review.

Wetzel County couple says doctor deviated from medical care standards

Philip Gonzales Mar. 21, 2017, 7:42am

WHEELING — A Wetzel County couple is suing medical care providers, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Lester resident alleges General Motors failed to properly repair new Chevrolet Malibu

Philip Gonzales Mar. 21, 2017, 7:41am

PINEVILLE — A Lester resident is suing General Motors LLC, an automobile manufacturer, citing alleged breach of express and implied warranties.

Jenkins chosen as vice chairman of Commerce, Justice and Science Subcommittee

Nicholas Gueguen Mar. 21, 2017, 7:41am

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Appropriations Committee has chosen West Virginia Rep. Evan Jenkins as the vice chairman of the Commerce, Justice and Science Subcommittee.

Denial of permanent total disability benefits for Appalachian Power employee upheld

Carrie Salls Mar. 21, 2017, 7:40am

CHARLESTON – An Appalachian Power Co. employee lost his appeal of a workers' compensation ruling that denied him permanent total disability consideration, according to a March 10 decision from the state Supreme Court. 

Bluefield motorcycle driver alleges motorist, employer were negligent

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 21, 2017, 7:39am

PRINCETON — A motorcycle driver and passenger from Bluefield are suing a driver and her employer, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Marshall Co. man says employer, plan administrators unlawfully terminated benefits

Philip Gonzales Mar. 21, 2017, 7:38am

WHEELING — A Marshall County resident is suing his former employer and plan administrators, citing alleged violation of workers compensation acts.

Federal judge rules Wilmington Trust owes nearly $30 million

Kyla Asbury Mar. 20, 2017, 2:42pm

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A federal judge has ruled that Wilmington Trust owes Employee Stock Ownership Plan participants nearly $30 million as a result of a stock-purchase that violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.

Two women sue Huntington, police officer for alleged sexual assault

Kyla Asbury Mar. 20, 2017, 2:40pm

HUNTINGTON – Two women are suing the city of Huntington and a police officer they claim sexually assaulted them.

KISRA sues Kanawha pastry shop for allegedly failing to pay loan

Kyla Asbury Mar. 20, 2017, 2:37pm

CHARLESTON – Kanawha Institute for Social Research & Action is suing Sugar & Spice Pastry Shop after it claims it failed to pay back a loan of more than $20,000.

Morrisey talks about state economy at eastern Panhandle event

Chris Dickerson Mar. 20, 2017, 1:50pm

SHEPHERDSTOWN — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey visited the eastern Panhandle over the weekend, talking about ways the state can boost its economy.

AG, WVU nursing school partner for school drug prevention program

Chris Dickerson Mar. 20, 2017, 1:15pm

CHARLESTON — State Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has partnered with the West Virginia University School of Nursing to raise awareness about opioid abuse prevention in the Mountain State.