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Kanawha Commission agrees to pay more than $8,000 for special prosecutor

Kyla Asbury Jul. 14, 2017, 3:46pm

CHARLESTON – The Kanawha County Commission has agreed to more than $8,000 for a special prosecutor involving Dr. Steven Matulis and the alleged sexual assault cases.

Yeager, Triad partially settle landslide suit for $900,000

Kyla Asbury Jul. 14, 2017, 3:45pm

CHARLESTON – Yeager Airport and Triad Engineering have entered into a settlement in a lawsuit involving the 2015 landslide and hill collapse. The partial settlement was for $900,000, according to Yeager’s Resolution Committee. The settlement releases the officers and their company assets from any claims that the airport has against them.

Aspen Builders claims its insurance claim was denied without explanation

Wadi Reformado Jul. 14, 2017, 7:05am

BECKLEY — A Daniels-based corporation is suing an insurer, citing alleged breach of contract.

Estate administrators accuse WVU Hospitals, board of governors of negligence

Wadi Reformado Jul. 14, 2017, 7:04am

MORGANTOWN — Estate administrators are suing a hospital and board, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

New Haven motorist claims Mason County employee caused accident

Wadi Reformado Jul. 14, 2017, 7:03am

POINT PLEASANT — A New Haven woman is suing a West Virginia public utility, citing alleged insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries, liability and negligence.

Waste Management of West Virginia alleges Haz-Tech Environmental owes $19,000

Wadi Reformado Jul. 14, 2017, 7:01am

RIPLEY — A waste management company is suing a Ripley corporation, citing alleged breach of contract.

Former deputy sues Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department for discrimination

Kyla Asbury Jul. 13, 2017, 3:49pm

BECKLEY – A former deputy is suing the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department after he claims he was discriminated against because of his race.

Blankenship says run for U.S. Senate is a possibility

Chris Dickerson Jul. 13, 2017, 10:52am

CHARLESTON – An already crowded 2018 West Virginia race for a U.S. Senate soon could have another candidate. Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship says he's considering throwing his hat into the ring.

Woman claims nail polish remover removed her skin, too

Chris Dickerson Jul. 13, 2017, 10:07am

MARLINTON – A Pocahontas County woman says a product she bought at Dollar General did more than remove nail polish. She claims it removed skin from her fingers as well.

CFPB's new rule 'large gift for class action lawyers'; Court challenges coming

John O'Brien Jul. 13, 2017, 9:42am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – As the director of a federal consumer protection agency seemingly fights for his job, he has gone forth with plans to finalize a controversial rule – and a court challenge seems imminent.

Man sues A&P Trucking, others for fireworks explosion

Kyla Asbury Jul. 13, 2017, 7:45am

MORGANTOWN – A man is suing A&P Trucking and several others after he claims he was injured during their Independence Day celebration by a fireworks explosion.

Milton resident accuses Marshall University Board of Governors of negligence

Philip Gonzales Jul. 13, 2017, 7:42am

HUNTINGTON — A Milton woman is suing a university board, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Big Justice Construction allegedly failed to make full payment to Walker Machinery

Wadi Reformado Jul. 13, 2017, 7:41am

PINEVILLE — A West Virginia corporation is suing a construction company, citing alleged breach of contract.

Apogee Environmental claims it wasn't paid for completed survey

Wadi Reformado Jul. 13, 2017, 7:41am

RALEIGH — A Kentucky corporation is suing a Daniels-based company, citing alleged breach of contract.

Man alleges Cellco discouraged him from taking FMLA

Wadi Reformado Jul. 13, 2017, 7:40am

CHARLESTON — A Butler County, Ohio, man is suing an employer, citing alleged violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Fourth Circuit upholds Justice Energy’s $1.23M fine

Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury Jul. 12, 2017, 3:57pm

CHARLESTON – The U.S. Circuit of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has upheld a $1.23 million contempt-of-court fine issued to Justice Energy in a lawsuit filed against the company by James River Equipment.

Frontier files lawsuit on broadband bill section

Kyla Asbury Jul. 12, 2017, 3:52pm

CHARLESTON – Frontier Communication has filed a lawsuit, alleging that the state’s new broadband law violates federal law. Gov. Jim Justice; Chairman Michael A. Albert; Commissioner Brooks F. McCabe Jr.; and Commissioner Renee A. Larrick were all named as defendants in the suit.

Settlement details released in Morgantown landlord sexual harassment case

Kyla Asbury Jul. 12, 2017, 3:49pm

MORGANTOWN – The details of a settlement in a sexual harassment lawsuit involving a Morgantown landlord have been released.

West Virginia Business College closes campuses

Kyla Asbury Jul. 12, 2017, 3:44pm

WHEELING – Two campuses for West Virginia Business College have been closed amid a class action lawsuit filed by former graduates after the school lost its accreditation.

State leaders react to CNBC ranking West Virginia worst for business

Chris Dickerson Jul. 12, 2017, 12:33pm

CHARLESTON – CNBC has ranked West Virginia as the worst state for business in 2017, and state leaders have varying reactions to it. Gov. Jim Justice blames it on inaction by the state Legislature, while business leaders take a more pragmatic approach.