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Former worker accuses correctional facility of sexual harassment

Philip Gonzales Apr. 13, 2017, 12:27pm

A former correctional officer is suing West Virginia Regional Jail Correctional Facility Authority and some of its employees, alleging a hostile work environment, sexual harassment and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Nursing home operator accused of malpractice

Philip Gonzales Apr. 13, 2017, 12:27pm

An estate representative is suing Genesis Healthcare LLC, Genesis Eldercare Network Services Inc. and other parties, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries to a now-deceased nursing home resident.

Couple accuse health care providers of gross negligence

Philip Gonzales Apr. 13, 2017, 12:27pm

A married couple are suing West Virginia University Medical Corp. and Amedisys West Virginia LLC,, alleging that they took insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Walker talks importance of 'being a great lawyer' at Bar panel event

Angela Underwood Apr. 13, 2017, 12:24pm

CHARLESTON – There is something to be said about being the first Justice elected in a non-partisan race for a seat on West ​​​​​Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.

Law firm alleges pest control business owes nearly $10,000

Philip Gonzales Apr. 13, 2017, 12:19pm

PRINCETON — A Princeton law firm is suing a pest control business, alleging breach of a fee agreement.

Passenger blames motorist, insurance company for injuries

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 13, 2017, 12:19pm

BECKLEY — A vehicle passenger from Raleigh County is suing a motorist and an insurance company, alleging negligence and breach of contract.

Condominium unit owners allege insurance company refuses to pay coverage

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 13, 2017, 12:19pm

WEBSTER SPRINGS — Two Webster County condominium unit owners are suing Nationwide, alleging breach of contract by refusing to pay coverage claims under an insured policy.

Disabled employee alleges insurer failed to pay benefits

Philip Gonzales Apr. 13, 2017, 12:18pm

HUNTINGTON — A disabled employee is suing a benefits plan administrator, alleging violation of workers compensation acts.

Landlord alleges former tenant breached lease, misrepresented assets of Marco Resources

David Hutton Apr. 13, 2017, 12:17pm

BECKLEY – A Raleigh County businessman is suing Marco Resources LLC and Everett Cook, citing alleged breach of contract and negligence in connection with the lease of a property in Beckley.

Property owner accuses financial lenders of breach of contract

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 13, 2017, 12:15pm

LOGAN — An Accoville property owner is suing financial lenders, alleging breach of contract in illegal practices to collect debt.

Company linked to 2014 water crisis sues Lincoln Co. over ordinance

Kyla Asbury and Chris Dickerson Apr. 12, 2017, 11:01am

CHARLESTON – Eastman Chemical Company has filed a lawsuit against the Lincoln County Commission for passing an illegal ordinance it claims is an attempt to recover money from the company three years after the chemical contaminated the water supply in West Virginia.

Attorney Battle credits mentors for latest honor

Mike Helenthal Apr. 12, 2017, 10:27am

CHARLESTON – H. Dill Battle III, a West Virginia attorney recently named a fellow of the College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers, says the honor is a testament to the attorneys who have mentored him over the years.

Property owner alleges arts organization owes more than $30,000

Philip Gonzales Apr. 12, 2017, 10:26am

HUNTINGTON — A Huntington property owner is suing a tenant, alleging breach of lease agreement in failing to pay.

Couple blames Lowe's for wife's injuries

Philip Gonzales Apr. 12, 2017, 10:25am

WHEELING — A Wheeling couple is suing Lowe's Home Center, alleging its negligence led to injuries to the wife.

Supreme Court denies petition on occupation title of Lincoln school board employee

Chandra Lye Apr. 12, 2017, 10:24am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has upheld the decision of a lower court with regards to an occupation title complaint.

Heirs look to protect oil and gas rights allegedly reserved in 1913 property sale

Carrie Salls Apr. 12, 2017, 10:24am

MOUNDSVILLE – A dispute over the ownership of the oil and gas rights under a 25-acre parcel of land in Sand Hill District, Marshall County, resulted in the filing of a lawsuit filed by the heirs of the man who originally sold the land in 1913 but allegedly reserved the rights to the oil and gas under the property.

Two ex-employees accuse power company of wrongful termination

Philip Gonzales Apr. 12, 2017, 10:23am

WAYNE — Two former employees are suing a power company, alleging intentional infliction of emotional distress and wrongful termination.

Faith-based organization alleges vertical farm operator breached contract

Philip Gonzales Apr. 12, 2017, 10:23am

CHARLESTON — A faith-based organization is suing a vertical farms operator, alleging breach of contract and conversion.

Equipment supplier alleges coal mining company owes more than $500,000

Philip Gonzales Apr. 12, 2017, 10:22am

WHEELING — A mining equipment supplier is suing a coal mining company, alleging failure to pay more than $500,000 for purchased products.

Couple alleges Dodge/Chrysler distributor broke law

Philip Gonzales Apr. 12, 2017, 10:22am

WILLIAMSON — A Gilbert couple is suing an automobile distributor, alleging breach of express and implied warranties.