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Spectrum of solutions needed to fight drug epidemic

WASHINGTON – West Virginia's best days are ahead of us – this I firmly believe.

Court takes arguments to Point Pleasant

POINT PLEASANT – Students from Wahama, Hannan and Point Pleasant high schools on Tuesday were able to see the Supreme Court grill attorneys in person.

Judges seem skeptical of state's EPA challenge


Worker blames firms for severe leg injury

ST. MARYS — A Wetzel County man has filed suit against two companies for injuries incurred in a 2014 Ohio workplace incident that left him a partial amputee.

Bill would roll back coal mine regulations


If you can't do your job, find a different one

Most people have worked, at least once, with a colleague unqualified for the job. Whether the deficiency was physical, intellectual, experiential, attitudinal, or otherwise, the workers had to compensate for the shortcomings, which made the jobs more difficult, decreased productivity, and possibly jeopardized health.

Woman blames Marquee Cinemas for injuries

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Marquee Cinemas for injuries she sustained on its premises.

PERSONNEL FILE: Bailey named as ranked Chambers lawyer

CHARLESTON – Bailey & Wyant PLLC would like to congratulate managing member Charles Bailey for being selected as a ranked lawyer in Chambers USA 2015.

PERSONNEL FILE: Fanok joins Dinsmore's Morgantown office

MORGANTOWN – Dinsmore & Shohl welcomes Stephen R. Fanok to the firm’s Morgantown office.

PERSONNEL FILE: Swann named to DRI committee

CHARLESTON – Jackson Kelly attorney Danielle W. Swann was recently appointed to the Defense Research Institute Issues and Advocacy Committee.

PERSONNEL FILE: Martin & Seibert attorney speaks at NBI seminar

MARTINSBURG – Martin & Seibert Director of Litigation Management and General Counsel, Susan R. Snowden, recently spoke at a National Business Institute (NBI) Seminar on Construction Defect Disputes & Litigation: Using Coverage, Case Law and Indemnification to Shift Liability.

Man says state didn't pay him on time

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man is suing over claims he was not timely paid after being terminated from his job.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Justice Davis being wrongfully portrayed

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PERSONNEL FILE: Oko-ogua invited to black lawyers' group

CHARLESTON – Bailey & Wyant is pleased to announce that Suleiman Oko-ogua has been invited to join The National Black Top 100 Lawyers for the year 2015.

PERSONNEL FILE: Spilman awards scholarships to six WVU students

CHARLESTON – The law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle has announced that a firm-sponsored scholarship was awarded to six West Virginia University students for the 2014-15 academic year.

Tomblin receives final Juvenile Justice report

CHARLESTON – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has received recommendations and a final report from the West Virginia Intergovernmental Task Force on Juvenile Justice.

Man blames broken handrail for injuries

RIPLEY – A Jackson County man is suing over claims he fell down the stairwell in his apartment building due to a broken handrail.

Nurse files age discrimination, retaliation suit

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County nurse is suing over claims she was fired due to her age and in retaliation for a complaint about patient care.

Will Tomblin, Manchin, and Capito fight back against the EPA?

Last month, we commented on a study by National Economic Research Associates concerning the “significant negative economic impacts” of an EPA proposal to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil-fuel power plants.