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Fazoli's employee alleges restaurant, insurer failed to pay proper benefits

Philip Gonzales Mar. 14, 2017, 11:03am

HUNTINGTON — A Kentucky woman is suing a restaurant group and claims administrators, alleging violation of workers compensation acts.

Legal Aid of West Virginia hires new supervising attorney at Wheeling office

Shanice Harris Mar. 14, 2017, 11:02am

WHEELING – Legal Aid of West Virginia has selected a new supervising attorney at its Wheeling office. Attorney J. Michael Prascik has taken over the position, which began at the end of last year.

Benchmark Litigation names Bowles Rice state Firm of the Year

Robert Lawson Mar. 14, 2017, 11:01am

CHARLESTON – Benchmark Litigation, a publisher in the legal niche, has named Bowles Rice its West Virginia Firm of the Year at a recent awards ceremony at Essex House Hotel in New York in February. 

Equipment driver blames Valley Grove business for injuries

Philip Gonzales Mar. 14, 2017, 11:00am

WHEELING — A Wellsburg woman is suing a Valley Grove business, alleging the defendant's negligence caused the plaintiff to suffer injuries. 

Store manager accuses former employer of discrimination

Philip Gonzales Mar. 14, 2017, 10:59am

BECKLEY — A former store manager is suing a Raleigh County business, alleging discrimination and failure to pay in a timely fashion.

Widow alleges husband's company, partner misappropriated funds

Philip Gonzales Mar. 14, 2017, 10:59am

BECKLEY — A Pennsylvania widow is suing her husband's company and partner, alleging misappropriation of funds.

Property underwriter blames tool manufacturer for fire

Philip Gonzales Mar. 14, 2017, 10:59am

WINFIELD — A property underwriter is suing a tool manufacturer, alleging the defendant's negligence caused a fire that damaged a home. 

Mother blames health care providers for daughter's injuries

Philip Gonzales Mar. 14, 2017, 10:58am

PRINCETON — A Mercer County woman is suing Princeton health care providers, alleging their negligence caused injuries to her daughter. 

Contractor blames drilling site operators for injuries

Philip Gonzales Mar. 14, 2017, 10:55am

WEST UNION — An Ohio contractor is suing drilling site operators, alleging their negligence caused him to suffer injuries. 

Why is Judge Jennifer Bailey promoting union membership?

The West Virginia Record Mar. 14, 2017, 9:29am

“If … employees can obtain the services of a union to negotiate and administer a contract without having to pay either union dues or the agency fees, they would – naturally and predictably – be seriously discouraged from joining a union.” Above is an excerpt from Kanawha Circuit Judge Jennifer Bailey's explanation for her decision last August to issue a preliminary injunction blocking the implementation of our state's new right-to-work law.

Fair standards are key to state growth

Rebecca McPhail Mar. 13, 2017, 3:52pm

CHARLESTON – It shouldn’t be difficult to change state rules that are stricter than those that are recommended by a left-leaning 2014 Environmental Protection Agency and that have been adopted by neighboring states.

Lawmakers advance tax plan, unveil budget proposal

Chris Dickerson Mar. 13, 2017, 1:43pm

CHARLESTON – The state Senate Finance Committee soon will take up a measure creating an 8 percent consumer sales tax and a flat 2.5 percent personal income tax.

Morrisey, Warner support state's method of maintaining voter lists

Kyla Asbury Mar. 13, 2017, 11:03am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Secretary of State Mac Warner support a multi-state effort urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a method used in West Virginia and other states to maintain the accuracy of voter lists.

Woman blames Tudor’s of Chapmanville for work injuries

Kyla Asbury Mar. 13, 2017, 10:58am

LOGAN – A woman is suing Tudor’s Biscuit World of Chapmanville after she claims she received second and third degree burns from a deep fryer.

Man accuses Charleston Newspapers of racial, sexual discrimination

Kyla Asbury Mar. 13, 2017, 10:53am

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Charleston Newspapers after he claims it discriminated against him and others based on race and sex.

Another former student sues Logan school board for sexual abuse

Kyla Asbury Mar. 13, 2017, 10:51am

LOGAN – Another former student is suing the Logan County Board of Education after she claims she was sexually abused by a teacher Ryan Waugh was also named as a defendant in the suit.

Couple blames Horn’s Express for car wreck

Kyla Asbury Mar. 13, 2017, 10:17am

CHARLESTON – A couple is suing Horn’s Express after they claim one of its employees was responsible for a car wreck that caused them injuries and damages.

Woman accuses CNA of unlawful sale of 'gap insurance'

Kyla Asbury Mar. 13, 2017, 10:14am

LOGAN – A woman filed a class action lawsuit against CNA National Warranty Corporation alleging it unlawfully sold gap insurance.

Wayne Co. school board member files second suit over robocalls

Chris Dickerson Mar. 10, 2017, 10:13am

CHARLESTON – A member of the Wayne County Board of Education has filed a second lawsuit against the school board and an employee.

AG's office alerts consumers to IRS scam calls

Chris Dickerson Mar. 10, 2017, 8:24am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is alerting consumers to a phone scam that targets consumers during tax season each year.