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Judge Davis's dubious dissent

The West Virginia Record Oct. 10, 2017, 9:50am

You ever listen to what people say – really listen – and find yourself scratching your head, trying to figure out what on earth they were trying to communicate?

Morrisey helps recover another half million in state funds

The West Virginia Record Oct. 3, 2017, 12:27pm

Remember how Darrell McGraw spent two decades as state attorney general using public funds for self-promotion and aw​​​​​arding contingency contracts to cronies?

Who isn't to blame for the opioid epidemic?

The West Virginia Record Sep. 27, 2017, 11:27am

It's like a murder mystery in which all the suspects are assembled in one room and the detective grills each of them in turn until he trips one up and has his killer. Each suspect had a motive, each an opportunity, and not one has an alibi. But there's an added twist this time: It turns out that all of the suspects conspired to commit the murder and collaborated in carrying it out. They're all guilty!

W.Va. liability law passes first test in federal opioid cases

The West Virginia Record Sep. 25, 2017, 8:03am

CHARLESTON – West Virginia’s liability law has passed its first test by allowing defendants in opioid epidemic suits to spread blame. The new law gives defendants 180 days to identify possibly responsible parties that plaintiffs didn’t sue. Those other parties will pay nothing on a jury verdict, but their share of liability will reduce the damages defendants must pay.

Wal-Mart slip-and-fall case removed to federal court

The West Virginia Record Sep. 22, 2017, 8:20pm

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Wal-mart Stores East LP after she claims she slipped and fell in one of its stores and was injured.

Couple sues Liberty Mutual Insurance for alleged bad faith, unfair practices

The West Virginia Record Sep. 22, 2017, 8:18pm

WHEELING – A couple is suing Liberty Mutual Insurance Company for acting in bad faith and violating a state act regarding unfair practices.

Man sues The Vanguard Group for negligence, breach of duty

The West Virginia Record Sep. 22, 2017, 8:16pm

ELKINS – A man is suing The Vanguard Group after he claims it wrongly gave his ex-wife half of his entire retirement fund.

Five lawsuits filed against John Howerton Honda for fraud, unfair practice

The West Virginia Record Sep. 20, 2017, 1:03pm

BECKLEY – Five lawsuits have been filed against John Howerton Honda for fraud and unfair practices.

PcW faces blame for being lied to

The West Virginia Record Sep. 19, 2017, 7:59pm

“And the Academy Award for Best Picture goes to La La Land! Uh, wait a minute, not La La Land, Moonlight! The Best Picture award goes to Moonlight. Sorry, La La Land.” Whoops! Somebody from PricewaterhouseCoopers gave the wrong envelope to presenter Warren Beatty, co-presenter Faye Dunaway read out the wrong name, and the wrong actors and filmmakers took the stage to accept an award that wasn't meant for them – only to be told moments later on live television that a mistake had been made and they had to turn over their golden statues to the rightful recipients.

Woman files suit after falling in Bojangles' parking lot

The West Virginia Record Sep. 18, 2017, 10:47am

HUNTINGTON – A woman is suing Bojangles after she claims she was injured when she fell at its restaurant in Huntington.

Man sues Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston for denial of disability benefits

The West Virginia Record Sep. 18, 2017, 10:29am

HUNTINGTON – A man is suing Liberty Assurance Company of Boston after he claims it denied his application for disability benefits.

Man accuses National Park Service of racial discrimination

The West Virginia Record Sep. 15, 2017, 8:02am

CHARLESTON – A man is suing National Park Service after he claims he was discriminated against based on his race.

Man accuses Blackhawk Mining of wrongful termination

The West Virginia Record Sep. 15, 2017, 7:50am

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Blackhawk Mining after he claims his employment was wrongfully terminated and he was replaced with a significantly younger employee.

Man sues Live Well Financial for illegal debt collection practices

The West Virginia Record Sep. 15, 2017, 7:48am

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Live Well Financial Inc. after he claims it illegally attempted to collect a debt.

Unnamed man sues another man for sexual abuse, harassment

The West Virginia Record Sep. 14, 2017, 12:44pm

LOGAN – An unnamed man is suing another man he claims sexually assaulted and abused him when he went to his home to cut the grass.

Woman says Globe Life & Accident Insurance didn't pay accidental death benefits

The West Virginia Record Sep. 14, 2017, 12:33pm

BLUEFIELD – A woman is suing Globe Life & Accident Insurance Company after she claims it failed to pay out an accidental death policy.

Woman names 69 defendants in father’s death

The West Virginia Record Sep. 14, 2017, 12:29pm

MOUNDSVILLE – A woman is suing 69 companies she claims are responsible for her father’s death.

Couple sues Air Methods Corporation for excessive air-ambulance bill

The West Virginia Record Sep. 14, 2017, 12:25pm

PRINCETON – A couple is suing Air Methods Corporation and Rocky Mountain Holdings after they claim it charged them an excessive air-ambulance bill of more than $50,000.

Woman sues Spartan Mining Company for husband’s death

The West Virginia Record Sep. 14, 2017, 12:22pm

PINEVILLE – A woman is suing Spartan Mining Company after she claims it caused the death of her husband.

Positive Group sues Waterfront Place Hotel, Compass Bank for unjust enrichment

The West Virginia Record Sep. 14, 2017, 11:14am

CLARKSBURG – Positive Group LLC is suing Waterfront Place Hotel and Compass Bank after it claims they were unjustly enriched at its expense.