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W.Va., Wisconsin AGs lead push asking EPA to respect states in WOTUS review

Chris Dickerson Jun. 21, 2017, 2:28pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, along with Wisconsin Attorney General Brad D. Schimel, are leading a 20-state coalition in requesting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency preserve the role of the states in protecting the nation’s water sources.

Morrisey part of bipartisan coalition fighting to protect broadband consumers

Chris Dickerson Jun. 21, 2017, 2:25pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is part of a coalition of officials from 34 states and the District of Columbia urging the Federal Communications Commission to affirm the longstanding shared role of states in regulation and enforcement of broadband business practices.

City of Charleston accuses car wash of not paying taxes and fees

Wadi Reformado Jun. 21, 2017, 2:00pm

The City of Charleston is suing Fog Inc., Hanan Ghannam and Mouafak Ghannam, citing alleged violation of federal law.

Couple sues Wal-mart after woman slips on water

Kyla Asbury Jun. 21, 2017, 11:00am

CHARLESTON – A couple is suing Wal-mart after they claim it is responsible for injuries sustained on the premises of one of its stores. Tommy Comer, a manager at Wal-mart Store #1477, was also named as a defendant in the suit.

Woman accuses Princeton Community Homecare of negligence

Kyla Asbury Jun. 21, 2017, 10:56am

BECKLEY – A woman is suing Princeton Community Homecare after she claims they were negligent and caused her family member to suffer from pain and an infection. Princeton is doing business as PCH Home Health. Raleigh General Hospital was also named as a defendant in the suit.

Woman sues Sherwin-Williams for work injuries

Kyla Asbury Jun. 21, 2017, 10:54am

BECKLEY – A woman is suing the Sherwin-Williams Company after she claims she was injured while working. An unknown, unnamed woman who has a business relationship with Sherwin-Williams, was also named as a defendant in the suit.

Berry Energy sues Antero, Chesapeake for nearly $300,000

Kyla Asbury Jun. 21, 2017, 10:52am

CLARKSBURG – Berry Energy Inc. is suing Antero Resources Corporation after it claims Antero improperly withheld nearly $300,000. Chesapeake Appalachia LLC was also named as a defendant in the suit.

Woman sues Safety-Kleen Systems for car accident

Kyla Asbury Jun. 21, 2017, 10:50am

WHEELING – A woman is suing Safety-Kleen Systems after she claims it was responsible for a car accident that caused her injuries and damages.

WVU Law graduate Reid uses record-setting pro bono hours to gain experience

Carrie Salls Jun. 21, 2017, 10:47am

MORGANTOWN – Clayton “C.J. Reid” graduated from West Virginia University College of Law in May after amassing a school record-setting 840 hours of pro bono work during his tenure as a law student.

Owner of Twin State Barber and Beauty Supply Inc. accused of filing false police report

Wadi Reformado Jun. 21, 2017, 8:00am

A former employee is suing Twin State Barber and Beauty Supply Inc. and Paul L. Wykle Jr. for reportedly accusing her of a crime that she alleges she did not commit.

West Virginia-American Water accused of discrimination

Wadi Reformado Jun. 21, 2017, 7:59am

An employee is suing American Water Works Service Company, American Water Works Company Inc., West Virginia-American Water Company and Jeff McIntyre, citing alleged age and disability discrimination.

Celadon Trucking, driver accused of negligence in vehicular accident

Wadi Reformado Jun. 21, 2017, 7:58am

An individual is suing James Tussey Wilson III and Celadon Trucking Services Inc., an Indiana corporation, citing negligence for their alleged role in a vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer.

Law firm asks court to determine how to disperse $24,000 in auction proceeds

Wadi Reformado Jun. 21, 2017, 7:57am

A law firm recently filed a suit to determine how to disburse excess funds after the sale of a foreclosed home at an auction.

The Clean Power Plan is a 'government knows best' power play

The West Virginia Record Jun. 20, 2017, 3:21pm

Last year, West Virginia State Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and peers from other states successfully challenged the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan (CPP) in court and delayed its implementation.

WVU Law student: Situations in Brazil 'almost identical' to West Virginia

Corinne Lincoln-Pinheiro Jun. 20, 2017, 7:17am

MORGANTOWN – West Virginia University College of Law 2017 study abroad program recently returned from Brazil and it changed the perceptions of many a law student.

Logan County property owner blames road construction contractor for damages

Wadi Reformado Jun. 20, 2017, 7:15am

LOGAN — A Logan County woman is suing a road construction contractor, alleging negligence led to damages to her property.

Relative blames care center for patient's death

Wadi Reformado Jun. 20, 2017, 7:14am

CHARLESTON — A family member is suing a Kanawha County nursing home, alleging negligence led to the death of a resident.

Bloodletting in Charleston

Christopher J. Regan Jun. 20, 2017, 7:13am

WHEELING – From ancient times until the late 1800s, physicians believed in bloodletting as a treatment for all kinds of diseases. Doctors and scientists thought that blood carried what they called “humours” that got out of balance in sick people, and that pouring out some of the blood would balance them and cure the disease. Sometimes leeches were used. We know now that this thinking was wrong and that intentionally bleeding a patient usually hurts and can even kill.

Supreme Court suspends Clay attorney’s law license

Chris Dickerson Jun. 19, 2017, 3:39pm

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has suspended a Clay County attorney’s law license for a period of 12 months retroactively to the date of his temporary suspension last year. Justice Beth Walker authored the opinion.

Man sues PTL LLC for failing to repay loans, unpaid benefits

Kyla Asbury Jun. 19, 2017, 3:38pm

WHEELING – A man is suing PTL LLC after he claims it failed to repay loans and give him fringe benefits as promised. Ruth M. Latos was also named as a defendant in the suit.