CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued an opinion that answered three certified questions and ruled that the county commission was not liable for a man’s beating at the annual fair.
CHARLESTON – A federal judge has denied a motion to stay discovery in a lawsuit against John Deere alleging West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act and Federal Truth in Lending Act violations.
CHARLESTON – An emergency petition has been filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia seeking to stop the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission from blocking challenges to its approval of new natural gas pipelines.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ordered the suspension of a Parkersburg attorney’s law license for three months after he allegedly lied to a magistrate regarding his own case for driving under the influence.
CHARLESTON – Kanawha Circuit Judge Joanna Tabit dismissed Richwood Mayor Bob Henry Baber claims against State Auditor J.B. McCuskey in his lawsuit after he was put on administrative leave while the McCuskey’s office performed an investigation.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals filed an opinion last week, ruling that parts inventory at Pratt & Whitney Engine Services was not exempt from being taxed, but Chief Justice Allen Loughry disagreed.
CHARLESTON – A federal judge issued an opinion and order in a lawsuit against Star Farm Fire & Casualty Insurance Company in which he said the plaintiff could file an amended complaint for a limited amount of time or her case will be dismissed.
BLUEFIELD – A federal judge partially denied a motion to dismiss in a lawsuit against the Monroe County Board of Education alleging a Kindergarten student was sexually assaulted by a high school student.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has issued a memorandum decision, ruling that R.T. Rogers Oil Company will receive a new trial in a lawsuit against the owner of a corporation who owed $80,000 before declaring bankruptcy.