MORGANTOWN – A West Virginia attorney has launched an investigation to find out just how many in the state were affected by a giant credit card data breach and what legal moves can be taken, collectively or individually.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey praised the U.S. Senate for rejecting a resolution he says was an attempt to revoke the Trump administration’s Affordable Clean Energy rule.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Senate unanimously voted Wednesday to confirm U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Frank Volk to fill the position left when U.S. District Judge John Copenhaver moved to senior status last year.
CHARLESTON – Eddie McCallister has a partial interest in a property and a need to access it at will: His family members are buried there. McCallister filed a lawsuit against the man and the homeowner association he believes built a locked gate across the road to access it.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has warned his fellow AGs that a reported $50 billion settlement of opioid claims will fall apart unless the states demand tight controls on fees to private lawyers and make sure the rest of the money is directed toward programs designed to address the opioid crisis, instead of state general funds.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) – Is he blowing the whistle or passing the buck? A badge-flashing, gun-toting bulldog, or an ineffective bureaucrat? Is he defined by an appearance on "60 Minutes," or the fact that trial lawyers pay him $500 for 60 minutes of his time?
After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Superior Industrial Laundries Inc. – a commercial laundry facility based in Fairmont, West Virginia – has paid $66,641 in back wages and liquidated damages to 36 employees to resolve overtime violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Roofing Solutions LLC – based in Charleston, West Virginia – for exposing employees to falls, and other safety and health hazards at worksites in Charleston and Nitro, West Virginia.