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Court annuls license of Danville attorney following multiple drug, shoplifting charges

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court has annulled the law license of a Danville attorney after he apparently was involved in drug abuse, shoplifting and receiving and transferring stolen property.

Fourth Circuit upholds Justice Energy’s $1.23M fine

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.

Woman sues Ocwen Loan Servicing for breach of settlement agreement

PRINCETON – A woman is suing is suing Ocwen Loan Services for breaching its settlement agreement with her.

Justice company allegedly owes $400K in legal fees to Louisiana firm

NEW ORLEANS – Another lawsuit has been filed against one of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jim Justice’s companies for failing to pay more than $400,000 in legal fees. Phelps Dunbar LLP is suing James C. Justice Companies Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana alleging JJC owes $409,535.35 in legal fees for services rendered since 2011, according to a complaint filed Dec. 7 in federal court.

Ace Hardware removes Preston Co. electrical shock case to federal court

CLARKSBURG – A couple is suing Ace Hardware after they claim electrical shock injuries were sustained as a result of its breach of contract. A.D.

Federal judge accuses Finiti, appraise of negligence

WHEELING – A federal magistrate is suing Finiti LLC after he claims his house was appraised far below market value. On Feb. 14, 2013, Kelly M.

W.Va. Power sues attorney for breach of contract

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Baseball is suing former attorney R. Michael Martin after it claims he breached his contract with the company. On Feb. 23, 2005, WVB – also known as the West Virginia Power minor league baseball team – and Martin entered into a suite agreement for the defendant's law firm to lease Suite No. 4 from WVB at the rate of $20,000 per year, according to a complaint filed in Kanawha Circuit Court.

Authority, Triad answer Yeager Airport landslide complaint

CHARLESTON – Central Regional West Virginia Airport Authority and Triad Engineering have filed answers to a complaint filed against it because of the March landslide, while two other defendants filed motions to dismiss themselves from the lawsuit. Meanwhile, airport officials want to keep the case in Kanawha Circuit Court rather than having it removed to federal court. Yeager officials say removing the case to federal court could delay work on the runway in wake of the March 12 landslide.

Three former patients sue physician, who sues WVDHHR

MOUNDSVILLE – Three former patients are suing a physician who, in turn, is suing the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. In the three lawsuits filed by former patients, Dr. Roland F.

Former client amends complaint to add legal malpractice

HUNTINGTON – A lawsuit filed by a former client against five Huntington attorneys has been amended to assert a legal malpractice claim. The amended complaint lists Richard J. Bolen, Cindy D. McCarty, T. Matthew Lockhart, John H. Mahaney, Daniel A. Earl, Huddleston Bolen and Dinsmore & Shohl as defendants in the suit.

Couple files suit over Yeager Airport landslide

CHARLESTON – A Charleston couple is suing Central Regional West Virginia Airport Authority for damages they sustained during the March landslide at Yeager Airport.

One attorney sues another for breach of contract

CHARLESTON – A Charleston attorney is suing Kathy Brown Law after he claims the law firm breached its contract and was unjustly enriched at his expense.

Capital High student sues over alleged sexual assault

CHARLESTON – A Capital High School student is suing the Kanawha County Board of Education and the high school's principal after she claims she was sexually assaulted at the school.

Attorney's golf accident lawsuit dismissed

CHARLESTON – A lawsuit against Sugarwood Golf Club after an attorney alleged he was injured while golfing has been dismissed.

Boxing promoter accuses state officials of racketeering

CHARLESTON – A boxing promoter is accusing three West Virginia public officials of violating the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.

Woman sues Raven Crest Mining for sexual harassment

CHARLESTON – A former employee is suing Raven Crest Mining after she claims she was sexually harassed by her manager.

Mother accuses Logan school board of violating son's rights over NRA shirt

CHARLESTON – A mother is suing Logan County Board of Education after her son was forced to remove his t-shirt or face suspension.

Morrisey, Capito critical of EPA plan

WASHINGTON — State Attorney General Patrick Morrisey on Tuesday told a U.S. Senate subcommittee that the EPA's coal-fired power plant proposal would do serious damage to certain states – including West Virginia – and their citizens.

Attorney accuses Go-Mart of violating ADA

CHARLESTON – An attorney is suing Go-Mart after he claims it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act and caused him injuries.

Basketball legend sues Charleston, civic center for injuries

CHARLESTON – A Logan County basketball legend and his wife are suing the City of Charleston after he sustained injuries while on its property.