Kyla Asbury News

Man sues Norfolk Southern for work injuries

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 23, 2019

PINEVILLE — A man is suing Norfolk Southern Railway Company after he claims the company did not provide him with a safe place to work.

Couple sues Lowe's for injuries from uneven pavement in parking lot

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 23, 2019

CLARKSBURG — A couple is suing Lowe's Home Centers alleging unsafe conditions on the premises of the Lowe's store in Morgantown.

Woman sues bank for injuries, bank denies allegations

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 23, 2019

FAYETTEVILLE — A woman is suing BB&T Corporation after she claims she was injured while on the property and the bank denies the allegations in the complaint.

Former employee sues FedEx for wrongful termination

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 23, 2019

CLARKSBURG — A Fairmont man is suing FedEx after he claims he was wrongfully discharged from his employment with the company.

Former employees sue Personal-Touch Home Care for discrimination

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 22, 2019

WINFIELD — Three employees are suing Personal-Touch Home Care of West Virginia for discrimination and violations of several West Virginia laws.

Freelancer sues Cabell officials for failing to abide by FOIA requests, retaliating against him

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 18, 2019

HUNTINGTON — A freelancing legal researcher and reporter filed three lawsuits against Cabell County officials for failing to provide documents he requested under the Freedom of Information Act and for the way he was treated at the Cabell County Courthouse.

Freelancer sues Hancock officials over unmet FOIA requests

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 18, 2019

NEW CUMBERLAND — A freelancing legal reporter and researcher is suing the Hancock County Sheriff's Office for failing to relinquish information requested by a Freedom of Information Act request.

Air traffic controllers, others affected by partial government shutdown

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 16, 2019

MORGANTOWN — As the partial government shutdown continues, a lawsuit filed by the National Air Traffic Controllers Association was dealt a tough blow by Federal Judge Richard J. Leon when he refused to issue an order for union members to stay home from work.

Companies claim breach of warranty over defective forklift

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 16, 2019

HUNTINGTON — Nitro Construction Services filed a lawsuit against Stevenson Crane Service alleging breach of warranty over a forklift.

Couple sues drug companies for injuries from DES

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 16, 2019

WHEELING — A woman and her husband are suing several drug companies and laboratories they claim are responsible for injuries she incurred in utero due to exposure to a specific drug.

West Virginia worker wins settlement against union with NLRB

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 15, 2019

PETERSBURG — A West Virginia worker won a settlement from United Steelworkers Local 1017 after she claimed it committed unfair labor practices and filed a claim with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

AFP-WV launches new guide for lawmakers

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 15, 2019

CHARLESTON —Americans for Prosperity-West Virginia have launched a new guide broken down into five sections to show West Virginia legislators the way to make the state a better place to live, work and raise a family.

Former teacher sues county board of education for free speech violations

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 11, 2019

HUNTINGTON — A former Huntington High School teacher who was fired for making racially charged tweets is suing the Cabell County Board of Education and the state superintendent of schools for violating her civil rights.

House wants U.S. Supreme Court to review impeachment decision

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 8, 2019

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia House of Delegates filed a petition Tuesday with the U.S. Supreme Court asking the court to review the decision from October when the state Supreme Court halted impeachment proceedings in the state Senate.

Grandparents sue drug manufacturers for granddaughter born addicted to opioids

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 8, 2019

CHARLESTON — The grandparents of a child born addicted to opioids is suing Purdue Pharma and other drug manufacturers for the child's suffering after birth.

Beckley woman sues Lowe's for injuries from fall

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 8, 2019

BECKLEY — A woman is suing Lowe's Home Centers after she claims she was injured while on its property.

Former employee, wife sue AEP for discrimination

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 8, 2019

WHEELING — A Brooke County man and his wife are suing American Electric Power (AEP) for discriminating against him in violation of the West Virginia Human Rights Act (WVHRA).

Man sues Tug Hill Operating for failure to develop oil, gas wells

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 8, 2019

WHEELING — A man is suing Tug Hill Operating LLC for failing to an oil and gas well on his property.

Ocwen Loan Servicing named in 10 suits alleging unfair debt collection

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 8, 2019

ELKINS — Ten lawsuits were filed against Ocwen Loan Servicing alleging it violated West Virginia law by sending numerous letters and notices that threatened to asses them unlawful fees.

Gauley Bridge sues drug manufacturers for opioid crisis

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 7, 2019

CHARLESTON — The town of Gauley Bridge is suing drug manufacturers for the opioid crisis that has ravaged West Virginia and the rest of the country.

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