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Judge to issue right-to-work ruling by summer

CHARLESTON – Kanawha Circuit Court Judge Jennifer Bailey said at a hearing earlier this week that she plans to issue a ruling in the right-to-work lawsuit filed by unions nearly two years ago before this summer.

Opioid lawsuit removed to federal court

CHARLESTON – A lawsuit filed by four municipalities against 14 pharmacies regarding the opioid epidemic in West Virginia has been removed to federal court.

Commercial real estate company alleges customer failed to pay commission

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County real estate company is suing the owner of a Charleston commercial property, alleging breach of contract and promissory estoppel.

Rural King customer alleges Bluefield store's negligence caused injuries

PRINCETON — A Mercer County woman is suing a Bluefield store, alleging negligence caused injuries to the plaintiff.

Putnam nursing facility alleges guardian, conservator owe nearly $40,000

WINFIELD — A Hurricane nursing facility is suing a legal guardian and conservator, alleging breach of fiduciary duty in failing to pay nearly $40,000.

California bank alleges convenient store failed to comply with contract

PRINCETON — A California bank is suing a gas station and convenience store, alleging breach of contract and tortious interference.

Moundsville couple alleges Dollar General's negligence caused wife's injuries

MOUNDSVILLE — A Moundsville couple is suing the operators of a Dollar General store, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Marshall County couple alleges energy company created nuisance

MOUNDSVILLE — A Marshall County husband and wife are suing an oil and gas well operator, alleging creating a private nuisance, negligence and reckless conduct.

Wholesaler alleges Freeman convenience store owes more than $15,000

PRINCETON — A Princeton wholesaler is suing a Freeman convenience store, alleging failure to pay more than $15,000 for goods ordered.

Customer alleges Princeton auto dealership violated law

PRINCETON — A Virginia man is suing a Princeton auto dealership, alleging breach of express warranty.

Sales manager accuses cemetery management company of discrimination

PRINCETON — A Mercer County woman is suing a cemetery management company and supervisor, alleging discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Ghent couple alleges resort allowed driver to cause vehicle crash

BECKLEY — A Raleigh County couple is suing a Ghent resort and a driver, alleging negligent driving and negligence entrustment.

State consumers to benefit from $2 million donation to W.Va. universities

MORGANTOWN -- A new program to assist consumers in West Virginia has been launched by the West Virginia University College of Law and Marshall University as a result of a $1 million donation to each university.

DEA announces proposed rule to reduce opioid supply

CHARLESTON — As a result of a lawsuit filed by West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has announced a proposed rule to reduce the oversupply of opioid painkillers and end pill dumping in West Virginia.

Kanawha judge Stucky retiring because of medical issues

CHARLESTON – Kanawha Circuit Judge Jim Stucky is resigning because of medical issues. Stucky, who had served as a judge since 1997, hadn’t heard cases since early March because of his health. He submitted his resignation letter April 17 to Gov. Jim Justice. He seeks disability retirement.

Judge says coal company owes more than $80,000 to drilling company

BLUEFIELD – A judge has entered a judgment order in which he found in favor of REI Drilling against Resurrection Coal Company.