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Minnesota electric company's driver accused of negligence in Oakvale crash

By Gene Johnson | Dec 18, 2015

PRINCETON – A Mercer County woman is suing an employee of a Minnesota-based electric company after a crash in Oakvale.

Man sues Wheeling Hospital for alleged illegal debt collection

By Gene Johnson | Dec 18, 2015

WHEELING – A Lewis County man is suing Wheeling Hospital, claiming that the facility failed to acknowledge his legal representation and instead continued to collect an outstanding debt directly from him.

Man sues Jefferson Capital Systems over invasion of privacy claims

By Gene Johnson | Dec 16, 2015

BECKLEY – A man claims that a collection agency has invaded his privacy by allegedly calling him asking for more money, even after their delinquency dispute had already been resolved.

Putnam County women claim truck driven by APC employees destroyed home’s driveway

By Gene Johnson | Dec 16, 2015

WINFIELD – Two Putnam County women claim a 40,000-pound utility truck driven by an Appalachian Power Co. employee willfully and intentionally destroyed their concrete driveway.

Miner claims that negligently placed rail crushed finger

By Gene Johnson | Dec 16, 2015

BECKLEY – A Midway miner is suing for injuries suffered at what he claims was an unsafe and negligent working environment.

Vanguard Healthcare sued over wrongful death allegations

By Gene Johnson | Dec 8, 2015

RIPLEY – A woman is suing Vanguard Healthcare LCC and other individuals over claims of  wrongful death.

Keyser County woman sues Wal-Mart over personal injury claims

By Gene Johnson | Dec 8, 2015

KEYSER – A Keyser woman is suing Wal-Mart and a construction company in connection with a personal injury she claims was suffered at an unspecified store.

Woman claims Lenzer Coach driver hit speed bump too fast, caused broken back

By Gene Johnson | Dec 7, 2015

WHEELING – A woman is suing a transportation company over injuries she claims occurred when the driver, traveling erratically at an excessive rate of speed, hit a speed bump.

Couple Sues Ohio County Development Authority over wheel stop injuries

By Gene Johnson | Dec 7, 2015

WHEELING – The Ohio County Development Authority is being sued over a claim that an unpainted wheel stop, unrecognized because it was allegedly not painted, caused a Barnesville, Ohio woman to suffer a concussion and facial injury when she fell over it.

Worker claims K&K Home Builders fired him for demanding prevailing wages

By Gene Johnson | Dec 7, 2015

WHEELING – A Brooke County man claims that he was fired after K&K Home Builders Inc. created a hostile work environment when he complained of working for wages below the legal rate.

Ohio County man claims ex-employer failed to pay him in a timely manner

By Gene Johnson | Dec 6, 2015

WHEELING – An Ohio County man is suing his former employer alleging wages were not paid to him in a timely fashion following his termination from the company.

Former inmate sues Correctional Facility Authority for copies of videos and photos

By Gene Johnson | Oct 8, 2015

CHARLESTON – A former inmate at a Kanawha County correctional facility is suing the institution for not releasing, at request, copies and videos of him during his stay at a regional jail.

Kanawha Co. woman sues Rite Aid, claiming botched drug prescriptions

By Gene Johnson | Oct 7, 2015

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing a Rite Aid in Kanawha County claiming the store’s pharmacy botched her prescriptions intended to treat her Type 2 diabetes.

Ex-employee of Huntington Bancshares sues over alleged sexual harassment, termination

By Gene Johnson | Oct 7, 2015

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman is suing a Ohio-based banking company over alleged sexual harassment and other discriminatory actions made by a co-worker.

Therapist sues Select Specialty Hospital, alleging FMLA violation

By Gene Johnson | Oct 7, 2015

CHARLESTON – A respiratory therapist is suing her former employee for a violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act when it claimed she missed a deadline to turn in paperwork certifying her continued need to take time off to provide care for her ill mother.

Kanawha Co. woman sues after fall on sidewak at St. Francis

By Gene Johnson | Oct 6, 2015

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman is suing St. Francis Hospital over claims of injuries after a fall she had when she stepped on an uneven surface at the facility’s sidewalk.

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