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WVU Berkeley Medical Center patient claims he was admitted against his will

By Carol Ostrow | Jan 16, 2016

MARTINSBURG – A Tennessee resident is suing a West Virginia health care facility, claiming he was hospitalized there against his will in the medical center’s behavioral health unit.

K.E.Y. Animal Hospital sues Savage Construction alleging negligence, contractual breach

By Carol Ostrow | Jan 16, 2016

WHEELING – An Ohio County veterinary practice and its principal owners are suing a Wheeling-based construction business claiming breach of contract regarding the results of a work project.

Motorist brings own insurance carrier to court for coverage of unknown driver’s sideswipe collision

By Carol Ostrow | Oct 21, 2015

NEW CUMBERLAND–A Hancock County resident is suing a New Jersey-based insurance business doing business in West Virginia, claiming of breach of contractual obligation for coverage of an automobile accident.

Raleigh Co. woman sues Erie Insurance Co. over underinsured collision

By Carol Ostrow | Oct 16, 2015

BECKLEY–A Raleigh County resident is suing an Erie, Pa.-based insurance business on claims of breach of contract in coverage for a critical 2013 automobile accident.

Ohio trucking company seeks damages after Route 219 accident

By Carol Ostrow | Oct 15, 2015

KINGWOOD–An Ohio-based trucking company is suing a Maryland business on claims of property damage in connection with a 2014 motor vehicle accident on a Preston County highway.

Disabled worker sues Custom Manufacturing Services alleging unlawful termination

By Carol Ostrow | Oct 15, 2015

PRINCETON–A Mercer County arthritis sufferer is suing her employer on claims of disability discrimination in the loss of her job in 2014, when the company allegedly fired her in lieu of providing reasonable accommodations in her work duties.

Career employee charges Lowe’s with age discrimination in job loss

By Carol Ostrow | Oct 13, 2015

CHARLESTON–A Raleigh County resident is suing a major home improvement retail business and an employee on claims of age discrimination in the plaintiff’s recent job loss.

Customer charges Dollar General with ignoring her complaint

By Carol Ostrow | Oct 12, 2015

RIPLEY–A Jackson County resident is suing a retail business on claims of negligence stemming from a slip-and-fall incident, coupled with allegations of failure to address her initial complaint.

Railway worker sues Norfolk Southern over twisted ankle, claiming negligence

By Carol Ostrow | Oct 12, 2015

CHARLESTON–A Kanawha County man is suing a major railway corporation charging violations of the Federal Employers’ Liability Act regarding a workplace accident that allegedly resulted in a sprained ankle.

Ex-employee accuses Mercer nursing home of wrongful termination

By Carol Ostrow | Sep 15, 2015

PRINCETON - A Mercer County woman is suing a Charleston nursing care business claiming wrongful discharge following her hospitalization in 2014.Lillian Marline Milam filed a lawsuit against Mercer Nursing & Rehabilitation Center LLC in Mercer Circuit Court on Sept. 3, alleging breach of contract in December 2014.

Farm owner sues Citynet claiming unlawful trespassing, utility installation

By Carol Ostrow | Sep 14, 2015

MARLINTON—A Pocahontas County property owner is suing a West Virginia corporation on claims of encroaching on and altering her land without her consent for the purpose of installing underground fiber optic cable.

Injured bricklayer sues two companies over negligence claims

By Carol Ostrow | Sep 14, 2015

MARLINTON—An Ohio County resident is suing an Ohio-based construction business and its allied corporation on claims of premises negligence in a workplace accident which the plaintiff claims resulted in broken bones.

Marlinton homeowners sue Melvin Craft over breach of contract allegations

By Carol Ostrow | Sep 14, 2015

MARLINTON—A Pocahontas County couple is suing a construction business claiming breach of contract and fraud in a 2003 roofing project that allegedly was not installed correctly.

Wheeling couple sues Wolfe Plumbing & Bath over rear-end collision

By Carol Ostrow | Sep 14, 2015

WHEELING—An Ohio County couple is suing a home improvement business and its principal on claims of vehicular negligence in an accident when the owner allegedly crashed into the wife's automobile from behind.

Financial Pacific Leasing sues Red-Hot Transportation for return of truck

By Carol Ostrow | Sep 2, 2015

GLENVILLE—A Washington State-based firm doing business in West Virginia is suing a Gilmer County automotive company and its principal claiming breach of contract in a 2013 monetary dispute.

Sunbelt Tractor & Equipment sues Pipeline Energy over unpaid rental fees

By Carol Ostrow | Sep 2, 2015

WEST UNION—A Texas enterprise doing business in West Virginia is suing a Doddridge County energy company in an undated contract dispute.

Couple sues Preston County, alleging injuries from schoolhouse accident

By Carol Ostrow | Aug 28, 2015

NEW CUMBERLAND—A Hancock County couple is suing two related Preston County bodies and one or more unknown individuals, alleging personal injuries in a visit to a public site maintained by the defendants.

Army veteran sues Home Depot, alleging disability discrimination

By Carol Ostrow | Aug 28, 2015

WINFIELD—An Army veteran from Putnam County is suing Home Depot, alleging employment law infringement

Mercer man accuses Arby’s of harassment, retaliatory discharge

By Carol Ostrow | Aug 28, 2015

PRINCETON—A Mercer County man is suing Arby's and its local manager, alleging retaliatory discharge in his employment period and subsequent firing.

Mercer County law officer sues Mercer Wrecker Service, alleging slander

By Carol Ostrow | Aug 28, 2015

PRINCETON—A Mercer County deputy sheriff is suing an automotive business and its principal, alleging extreme and outrageous conduct, libel, and slander, which he says damaged his reputation.

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