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Bringing the legal system to light. Our weekly newsletter sheds light on the lawsuits, people, and organizations that continually clog the legal system in West Virginia.
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PINEVILLE – A retired coal miner is seeking damages following an incident in which he alleges that the terms of his life insurance policy were breached.
CHARLESTON – A man is suing his employer after he alleges he was retaliated against and unfairly terminated because he sought workers' compensation.
CHARLESTON – A woman in seeking compensation after she claims she was not protected from sexual hostility in the workplace.
CHARLESTON – A man is suing the Charleston Area Medical Center following the death of his decedent, alleging that the center was negligent in failing to provide the medical attention required.
CHARLESTON – A man is suing his employer after her claims he was fired because of his request for workers' compensation.
PRINCETON – Two women are suing their former place of employment after they allege that the company participated in unethical business practices and fired them after reporting it.
CHARLESTON – A Scott Depot woman is suing the Herbert J. Thomas Memorial Hospital over claims that a Kanawha County woman's death could have been prevented.
LOGAN — A woman is suing a national grocery chain after she allegedly tripped over a protruding object in one of its stores and fell.
CHARLESTON — A woman is suing a development company over damages caused by a flood, and the allegedly negligence of the corporation to repair and prevent such problems.
CHARLESTON — A man is suing a local electrical supply company after he allegedly was sexually harassed while working for the business.
CHARLESTON — A woman is suing a local grocery chain after she suffered a workplace incident, which allegedly resulted in her being discriminated against and ultimately terminated.
CHARLESTON — A woman is suing a physician and his employer, alleging that his negligence to recognize her husband's severe and unstable condition caused his death.
CHARLESTON — A woman is suing a South Charleston hospital, alleging negligence, after she encountered a slippery substance that caused her to fall.
CHARLESTON — Charleston residents are suing a local water company alleging they ingested dangerous amounts of harmful chemicals in their water.
FAYETTEVILLE — An Ohio firm is suing a contracted company in Hico alleging breach of contract for failure to deliver services.
CHARLESTON — A man is suing his former employer after he allegedly was terminated because he filed for worker's compensation.
CHARLESTON — A man is suing his employer alleging illegal practices that included depriving the employees of overtime pay.
CHARLESTON – A man is suing a nursing home following the alleged negligence of the staff, which resulted in the injury -- and ultimate death -- of his elderly relative.
WINFIELD – A mother is seeking the court's permission to settle and compromise a tort claim after her diabetic daughter was allegedly given an overdose of insulin by a school nurse.