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Partnership sends heroin trafficker to prison

Chris Dickerson Mar. 10, 2017, 8:18am

MARTINSBURG — A federal judge has sentenced a West Virginia man to prison for trafficking heroin in the state’s Eastern Panhandle, the product of a partnership between state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Acting U.S.

State accuses Kwik Lube of violating workers compensation laws

Philip Gonzales Mar. 10, 2017, 8:17am

CHARLESTON — West Virginia is suing Kwik Lube, alleging violation of state law.

Customer blames Wal-Mart shopping plaza operator for injuries

Philip Gonzales Mar. 10, 2017, 8:16am

WAYNE — A Wayne woman is suing Wal-Mart, alleging negligence in failing to prevent injuries to the plaintiff.

Policy holder accuses insurance providers of breaching contract

Philip Gonzales Mar. 10, 2017, 8:15am

PRINCETON — A primary beneficiary is suing insurance providers, alleging breach of an insurance contract.

Surviving companion accuses nursing home facility of negligence

Noddy A. Fernandez Mar. 10, 2017, 8:15am

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County man is suing nursing home operators, alleging reckless misconduct and wrongful death.

Homeowner accuses contractor, lenders of violations

Philip Gonzales Mar. 10, 2017, 8:15am

HUNTINGTON — A Cabell County homeowner is suing a contractor and lenders, alleging unconscionable trade practices.

Foster Bird encourages young lawyers to 'work within the system' to make positive change

Carrie Salls Mar. 10, 2017, 7:55am

HUNTINGTON – Melissa Foster Bird, a partner at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, recently received the firm’s Sara Turnipseed Women on the Go award, which recognizes individual contributions to the promotion of opportunity and success for female attorneys. 

Cabell, Kanawha commissions file lawsuits against drug distributors

Kyla Asbury Mar. 9, 2017, 4:18pm

CHARLESTON – The Cabell and Kanawha County Commissions have filed lawsuits against four drug distributors and five pharmacies they claim contributed to the state’s prescription drug epidemic.

Kanawha Co. man blames Wheeling dog attack for brother's death

Kyla Asbury Mar. 9, 2017, 2:20pm

WHEELING – A Kanawha County man is suing property owners after a dog on their property attacked and killed his brother.

Parents sue Fayette school board for refusing out-of-county enrollment requests

Kyla Asbury Mar. 9, 2017, 2:16pm

FAYETTEVILLE – The parents of three children are suing Fayette County Board of Education after they claim it refused to allow their children to attend Meadow Bridge Elementary School and, instead, expected them to attend an elementary school 25 miles away.

AG's office settles with Cabell County used car dealer

Chris Dickerson Mar. 9, 2017, 2:14pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has settled a lawsuit against a used car dealer alleged repeated violations of state law.

Woman says Monongalia school board mishandled daughter's asthma attack

Kyla Asbury Mar. 9, 2017, 2:14pm

MORGANTOWN – A woman is suing the Monongalia Board of Education after she claims it did not properly address her daughter’s asthma attack.

Couple sues Allstate Construction for breach of contract

Kyla Asbury Mar. 9, 2017, 2:08pm

NEW MARTINSVILLE – A New Martinsville couple is suing Allstate Construction after they claim the construction company breached its contract with them.

Two more lawsuits filed against Bizzack Construction for property damages

Kyla Asbury Mar. 9, 2017, 2:07pm

LOGAN – Two more lawsuits have been filed against Bizzack Construction for property damages caused by highway construction, bringing the count up to 19.

Harvey elected to Bowles Rice’s executive committee

Melissa Busch Mar. 9, 2017, 1:24pm

CHARLESTON – Partners of the law firm Bowles Rice LLC have elected attorney Ronda L. Harvey to its executive committee.

Justices: Nonprofit can't be denied license because of lack of licensed counselor

Melissa Busch Mar. 9, 2017, 1:23pm

CHARLESTON – A state supreme court recently overturned a lower court’s decision to deny a behavioral health center license to a domestic violence center that failed to have a licensed counselor.

Former Kanawha County school employee's suspension grievance again rejected

Carrie Salls Mar. 9, 2017, 11:54am

CHARLESTON – A former Kanawha County Board of Education employee lost another round in her legal battle related to a board decision not to renew her probationary contract after a school principal and others witnessed behavior that they believed showed signs that the employee was impaired. 

Disabled employee alleges Hartford Life breached fiduciary duties

Philip Gonzales Mar. 9, 2017, 11:53am

CHARLESTON — A disabled employee is suing Hartford Insurance, alleging breach of fiduciary duties.

Injured employee accuses Charleston hospital of wrongful termination

Philip Gonzales Mar. 9, 2017, 11:52am

CHARLESTON — A Putnam County woman is suing Charleston hospital operators, alleging disability discrimination and wrongful termination.

Daughter blames health care providers for mother's death

Philip Gonzales Mar. 9, 2017, 11:52am

CHARLESTON — A Logan woman is suing Logan County health care providers, alleging their negligence led to the death of her mother.