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Nitro couple says Housing Fund to blame for landslide

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 10, 2006

CHARLESTON – A Nitro couple claims the West Virginia Housing Development Fund is responsible for a landslide on their property.

Logan suit against DEP, CSX moved to Kanawha County

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 10, 2006

CHARLESTON – A lawsuit filed by Logan County residents against CSX Transportation and the state Department of Environmental Protection has been moved to Kanawha Circuit Court.

DOH files two suits for repairs caused by accidents

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 10, 2006

CHARLESTON – The state Division of Highways filed two lawsuits seeking more than $70,000 in payment for repairs that resulted from two accidents in 2003.

Va. man says Workers' Comp obligated to pay him benefits

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 10, 2006

CHARLESTON – A Virginia man claims the West Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission is obligated to pay him permanent total disability benefits after a 1998 work accident.

Charleston man sues over money made in Katrina aftermath

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 9, 2006

A satellite view of Hurricane Katrina, which struck the Gulf Coast. CHARLESTON – One Charleston man is suing another over more than $55,000 they earned in a joint venture of cutting and clearing trees and brush in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Trial lawyer group condemns solicitation of mine victims' families

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 5, 2006

Jeff Jones CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association is condemning any attorneys who are soliciting clients in the wake of the disaster at the Sago mine.

Boone County woman sues estranged husband after forgeries

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 5, 2006

CHARLESTON – Insurance checks with forged signatures are behind a Boone County woman's lawsuit against her estranged husband.

Man sues convenience store after slipping, falling

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 5, 2006

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man has sued a convenience store, claiming he slipped and fell at the store.

Raleigh County woman blames doctor for husband's death

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 5, 2006

Dr. Stephen Grubb CHARLESTON – A Raleigh County woman says a Charleston doctor is to blame for her husband's death.

Former Alito clerks optimistic about judge's chances

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 5, 2006

Samuel Alito CHARLESTON – Two former clerks of United States Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito are optimistic their former boss will be confirmed.

Inmate sues for leg broken while working on labor crew

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 4, 2006

CHARLESTON – An inmate at the Huntington Work Release Center has sued the state Division of Highways after a tree-cutting incident that left him with a broken leg.

Kanawha County man says he was discriminated against by Adjutant General

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 4, 2006

West Virginia Adjutant General Allen E. Tackett CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man claims he was discriminated against by West Virginia's Adjutant General because he is being treated for depression and anxiety.

Hurricane woman sues after being struck by vehicle

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 4, 2006

WINFIELD – A Hurricane woman is suing another city resident for injuries she sustained when she was hit by a vehicle while walking along a road.

Putnam couple sues N.C. company for auto accident

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 4, 2006

WINFIELD – A Putnam County couple has sued a North Carolina company and one of its employees for a 2004 automobile accident near Teays Valley.

Cedar Grove couple claims Taurus was a lemon

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 3, 2006

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County couple claims a Taurus they purchased at Turnpike Ford in Marmet is a lemon.

Insurance agent claims Nationwide failed to meet promises

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 3, 2006

CHARLESTON – A Charleston insurance agent has filed a civil lawsuit against Nationwide, claiming the insurance company and its representatives didn't fulfill promises made to him when he joined the company.

Woman claims she was injured by defective file chest

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 2, 2006

This is the Richmond Low file chest sold by the Bombay Company. CHARLESTON -- A Kanawha County woman has filed a lawsuit against Bombay Company for injuries she said she sustained because of a defective file chest.

Company says City of South Charleston is trespassing

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 2, 2006

CHARLESTON – A holding company has sued the City of South Charleston, claiming the city has failed to vacate property it obtained earlier this year.

WVU agrees to pay for asbestos testing for employees

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 2, 2006

CHARLESTON – West Virginia University has agreed to pay for up to 20 years of medical testing for current and former employees who say they inhaled asbestos at the Morgantown campus.

Estate of man running for Congress is sued

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 2, 2006

Tom Easterly WINFIELD – The estate of a man who was running for Congress is being sued by the son of a woman who also was killed in the accident that claimed his life earlier this year.

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