After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Superior Industrial Laundries Inc. – a commercial laundry facility based in Fairmont, West Virginia – has paid $66,641 in back wages and liquidated damages to 36 employees to resolve overtime violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Roofing Solutions LLC – based in Charleston, West Virginia – for exposing employees to falls, and other safety and health hazards at worksites in Charleston and Nitro, West Virginia.
CHARLESTON – Kanawha County Commissioner Ben Salango has thrown his hat into the ring for the 2020 gubernatorial race. Salango, a Democrat, made the formal announcement Oct. 10 in Charleston, where his law firm Preston & Salango is located.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - The federal bankruptcy judge overseeing Purdue Pharma’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization granted the OxyContin manufacturer and its controlling Sackler family a two-week respite from opioid litigation to work on a settlement that appeases warring state attorneys general and a growing list of municipal and private plaintiffs.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Federal Trade Commission says lawyers and legal advertisers looking for plaintiffs to sue drug companies are making false claims in their TV ads, as well as possibly scaring viewers into stopping taking their medications.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia University and its College of Law are expanding their footprint in Charleston. The university is leasing two floors in Equities House, a central downtown office building that will become home to several offices.
PRINCETON – The estate of a man who died in a bicycle accident filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer and seller of the helmet he was wearing at the time of the crash, and that company named as a seller in that lawsuit asked Mercer Circuit Court to declare that the insurance company defending the manufacturer also has an obligation to defend the seller under the terms of the insurance policy.