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Two Ky. companies allege Justice transferred assets to avoid payment

Kyla Asbury Sep. 19, 2017, 10:48am

LONDON, Ky. – Two Kentucky companies are suing Gov. Jim Justice for fraudulently transferring property to avoid responsibilities in a business deal.

WVU, Pitt face off again in federal case over hospitals

Kyla Asbury Sep. 18, 2017, 1:34pm

PITTSBURGH – A judge has denied a motion for protective order in a lawsuit involving University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and West Virginia University Hospitals.

Ruby Tuesday lawsuit remanded back to state court

Kyla Asbury Sep. 18, 2017, 10:44am

CLARKSBURG – A lawsuit against Ruby Tuesday alleging gender discrimination and a hostile work environment has been remanded back to Harrison Circuit Court by U.S. District Judge Irene Keeley.

Jury awards more than $1.5 million in drunk driving crash

Kyla Asbury Sep. 15, 2017, 2:52pm

UNION – A Monroe County jury has awarded more than $1.5 million to a woman who suffered life-threatening injuries as a result of a drunk driving crash in December 2014.

Lender files opposition to hotel group’s motion for temporary restraining order

Kyla Asbury Sep. 15, 2017, 8:03am

CLARKSBURG – The lender in the Mountain Blue Hotel Group lawsuit has filed an opposition to the hotel’s motion for temporary restraining order.

Judge dismisses Live Nation lawsuit for plaintiff’s failure to participate

Kyla Asbury Sep. 15, 2017, 7:57am

CHARLESTON – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit after a motion to dismiss was filed for failure to participate in discovery and failure to prosecute.

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit against Mineral County

Kyla Asbury Sep. 15, 2017, 7:52am

BLUEFIELD – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against Mineral County for alleged malicious prosecution.

Doddridge jury awards property owners nearly $200k in lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Sep. 14, 2017, 10:29am

WEST UNION – A jury awarded two property owners nearly $200,000 in a lawsuit filed in 2014 alleging EQT Production Company trespassed on their properties and built a shale gas drilling pad without their permission.

Medical center, physician deny claims in breach of contract lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Sep. 12, 2017, 3:01pm

KINGWOOD – Bruceton Medical Center and Dr. Robert Phares have filed an answer to a complaint filed by Dr. David M. Anderson in which they deny the claims alleged against them.

Notice of auction letter sent to owners of Hilton Garden Inn

Kyla Asbury Sep. 12, 2017, 2:59pm

CHARLESTON – A notice of auction letter has been sent to the Mountain Blue Hotel Group, the owners of Hilton Garden Inn in Morgantown.

Justices side with Steptoe & Johnson in lawsuit filed by former legal secretary

Kyla Asbury Sep. 12, 2017, 2:00pm

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has filed a memorandum decision, siding with Steptoe & Johnson in a lawsuit filed by a former legal secretary who claimed she was never given a fair shot.

Supreme Court says West Rentals was rightfully awarded summary judgment

Kyla Asbury Sep. 12, 2017, 1:58pm

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals said that West Rentals was rightfully awarded summary judgment in a lawsuit by a former renter.

State school board conditionally approves Nicholas consolidation

Kyla Asbury Sep. 11, 2017, 3:09pm

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Board of Education has conditionally approved the consolidation plan for Nicholas County.

Judge grants General Motors’ motion to dismiss in lawsuit alleging product liability

Kyla Asbury Sep. 11, 2017, 3:06pm

MARTINSBURG – A federal judge has granted a motion to dismiss in a lawsuit filed against General Motors for injuries sustained in an accident where a woman alleged her vehicle had a faulty steering mechanism.

Judge denies motion to dismiss in WARN Act violations suit

Kyla Asbury Sep. 11, 2017, 3:03pm

BECKLEY – A judge has denied a motion to dismiss in a lawsuit alleging the defendants violated the WARN Act during a mass layoff.

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit alleging workplace injuries

Kyla Asbury Sep. 11, 2017, 2:58pm

MARTINSBURG – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that alleged workplace injuries and stricken it from the court’s docket.

Supreme Court upholds lower court’s decision in lawsuit against Mercer school board

Kyla Asbury Sep. 8, 2017, 1:39pm

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals upheld a decision made by Mercer Circuit Court in a lawsuit against the board of education for defamation.

Supreme Court suspends former Braxton prosecuting attorney’s law license

Kyla Asbury Sep. 8, 2017, 1:36pm

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has suspended the former Braxton County prosecuting attorney’s law license for three years.

Supreme Court annuls attorney’s law license

Kyla Asbury Sep. 8, 2017, 1:15pm

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has issued an order annulling the law license of an attorney.

Judge orders state board to approve school system’s consolidation plan

Kyla Asbury Sep. 6, 2017, 8:58pm

CHARLESTON – Kanawha Circuit Judge Louis “Duke” Bloom has ordered the West Virginia Board of Education to either give conditional approval to the Nicholas County Board of Education’s school consolidation plan or for it to post a bond in the amount of $130 million to cover federal funds on the line with FEMA.