WINFIELD – A Kanawha County couple claims a company made an automobile deodorizer so strong it made the husband pass out when he smelled it.
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MORGANTOWN – A woman is suing United Bank after she claims it was negligent and breached its contract with her.
WAYNE – A Cabell County woman has sued Camden Park for injuries sustained when her four-year-old son was run over by a Tilt-A-Whirl car.
CLEVELAND – Plaintiff lawyers in national opioid litigation chose their executive committee so poorly that a federal judge made them choose again. A protest against the original committee had rung out from West Virginia. As a result, four lawyers lost seats, and five replaced them.
CINCINNATI (Legal Newsline) - Lois Lerner, formerly of the Internal Revenue Service when it discriminated against applicants for tax exemptions based on their viewpoints, claims Americans have no right to read statements she made under oath about why she did it.
CLEVELAND – U.S. District Judge Dan Polster, who will preside over opioid addiction suits from all around the nation, questioned the legitimacy of President Donald Trump earlier this year.
WASHINGTON – Multi district judges consolidated 155 opioid suits from 25 courts on Dec. 5, and chose District Judge Dan Polster of Cleveland to preside over them.
ST. LOUIS – Drug distributors defending opioid suits of local governments in the court of District Judge David Faber in Charleston wanted Faber to preside over opioid suits from all across the nation.
WASHINGTON – Judges on a national panel must decide whether to consolidate opioid suits of local governments and, if so, whether to send them to West Virginia, Illinois or Ohio.
WHEELING – A former candidate for Ohio County assessor is suing the recently elected assessor, among others, alleging a hostile work environment and her eventual termination.
WHEELING – A man is suing SWN Production Company after he claims it breached its contract with him.
WHEELING – A man is suing JPMorgan Chase Bank after he claims it breached its contract with him by failing to apply loan payments and failing to give him a modification on his loan.
CHARLESTON – A woman is suing American National Property & Casualty Company after she claims it failed to pay a home insurance claim after the 2012 derecho.
HUNTINGTON – A Braxton County woman claims she was discriminated against by Walmart after she filed a workers’ compensation claim when a 30-pound box of chicken wings fell on her in the deli’s poorly lit walk-in freezer.
ELKINS – A couple is suing LoanDepot.com after they claim it wrongfully began foreclosure proceedings on their home.
WHEELING – A man is suing Tug Hill Operating after he claims it failed to create a profit and pay royalties to him.
ELKINS – Franklin Oil Co. is suing Southern States Cooperative Incorporated after it claims it breached its contract by failing to pay $900,000 pursuant to an agreement.
WHEELING – A man is suing CU Recovery Inc. after he claims it violated the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act.
Republicans in the majority in our state legislature are solely responsible for all of West Virginia's economic problems. So says Democratic Gov. Jim Justice.
CHARLESTON – While the average water consumer would collect about $500 from a pending settlement of claims over contamination of the Elk River, law firms would collect up to $850 an hour. Lawyers applying for fees up to $40 million reported that they worked 30,248 hours and their employees worked 16,657 hours. In the course of three years and four months, those totals equal about 175 hours a week for lawyers and about 100 a week for support staff.