Kyla Asbury News

Supreme Court statewide e-filing system to be fully implemented by 2021

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 13, 2019

CHARLESTON — West Virginia is on its way to having a fully uniform e-filing system across all 55 counties over the next few years.

Environmental attorney says Green New Deal wouldn't be good news for West Virginia

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 12, 2019

A Charleston attorney who focuses on environmental law believes New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal would not help West Virginia.

Marshall University's business school recognized by The Princeton Review

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 11, 2019

HUNTINGTON — Marshall University's Lewis College of Business has been recognized as a best business school by The Princeton Review for its 2019 annual business school rankings.

Supreme Court says lower court rightfully dismissed complaint against Greenbrier Sheriff's Department

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 11, 2019

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals affirmed a decision by a lower court that granted a motion to dismiss and denied a motion for a new hearing in a case against the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Department for alleged wrongful disclosure of confidential financial information.

Two federal lawsuits filed for semi truck crash

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 8, 2019

CHARLESTON — Two lawsuits have been filed against Ashlee Transport for a vehicle accident that caused several people to be injured.

Ohio Co. teachers sue school board for allowing hostile work environment, sexual harassment

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 6, 2019

WHEELING —Three teachers are suing the Ohio County Board of Education for the board's indifference to complaints made about an alleged sexual predator who was employed by the school board.

Marriott sued for data breach

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 31, 2019

CHARLESTON — A lawsuit has been filed against Marriott International for allegedly failing to secure and safeguard customers' personal information in Maryland federal court.

Kenova sues drug companies for opioid epidemic

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 30, 2019

CHARLESTON — The City of Kenova filed a lawsuit against the drug manufacturers who caused the opioid crisis currently underway in West Virginia.

Supreme Court suspends Welch attorney for three months

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 30, 2019

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals suspended a Welch attorney for three months after a client made a complaint against her.

Huntington attorney gives back with WVU scholarship

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 30, 2019

HUNTINGTON — A Huntington attorney has established a scholarship at West Virginia University College of Law to help ease the burden for a law student from his hometown.

Hurricane attorney sues tire shop for refusing to abide by warranty

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 29, 2019

WINFIELD — A Hurricane attorney is suing a tire shop he claims failed to abide by its warranty when he purchased new tires.

Martinsburg College sues woman for defamation over Facebook posts

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 29, 2019

KANSAS CITY — Martinsburg College is suing a woman it claims defamed the school on Facebook.

Newspapers want federal appeals court to unseal data about opioid crisis

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 28, 2019

CHARLESTON — Two newspaper companies have filed briefs in a federal appellate court in order to obtain information involving the opioid crisis.

Charleston attorney suspended for 3.5 years after offering legal advice for Go Fund Me money

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 26, 2019

CHARLESTON — A Charleston attorney's law license has been suspended for three and one-half years after stealing money from a youth soccer league's account and later attempting to raise funds via Go Fund Me in exchange for legal advice.

Supreme Court annuls Charles Town attorney's law license for sexual harassment of client

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 26, 2019

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals annulled the law license of a Charles Town attorney after he was convicted of a crime.

Six more lawsuits filed against drug manufacturers for opioid epidemic

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 24, 2019

MOUNDSVILLE — Six lawsuits including county commissions and two mayors were filed against drug manufacturers for their part in the opioid crisis in West Virginia.

Putnam bank sues attorney, firm for defaulting on promissory note

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 24, 2019

WINFIELD — Putnam County Bank is suing Hoosier Law Firm for failing to repay a promissory note.

Lawsuit against Du Pont says company failed to warn about C8 exposure

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 24, 2019

HUNTINGTON — A man is suing Du Pont for exposure to C8 that caused him injuries.

Man sues Macy's, accuses store of discrimination

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 24, 2019

MARTINSBURG — A man is suing Macy's after he claims he was discriminated against because of his neurodevelopmental disorder.

Two lawsuits filed against Charleston Motel 6 over bedbug bites

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 24, 2019

CHARLESTON — Two lawsuits were filed against CT Corporation for bedbugs encountered at the Motel 6 in Charleston.

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