CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court has extended the Judicial Emergency because of the Coronavirus pandemic through May 1. Also, Kanawha County officials said April the Kanawha County Judicial Annex will remain closed until at least April 27. Seven Judicial Annex employees and one spouse of an employee all have tested positive for Coronavirus.
They’ve already sued cruise ship operators, soap manufacturers and insurance companies, but COVID-19 will give entrepreneurial lawyers plenty more opportunities to make money by targeting nursing homes, hospitals, pharmaceutical manufacturers, retailers and possibly even homeowners over the disease.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is urging consumers to be wary of impostors claiming to work for utility companies and threaten to shut off service, even as several public utilities have suspended terminations for nonpayment during the Coronavirus pandemic.
WILLIAMSON — The distributors and manufacturers of a filter designed to keep blood clots from going to other areas of the body is facing a suit by a woman whose filter broke into pieces and traveled into her heart.Christina Shepherd filed a complaint Jan. 10 in the Mingo County Circuit Court against C.R.
CHARLESTON — A woman is suing the employer of a driver who was allegedly under the influence of drugs and alcohol when he caused a collision that resulted in the death of her mother and injury to herself and her two minor children. Beverly Nelson, individually and on behalf of her infant sons, J.N., and C.N., and in her capacity as the Administratrix of the Estate of Dorothy A.
CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man is suing a Kanawha County dealership and General Motors claiming his new GMC Terrain failed to conform to the warranty and still has not been repaired despite attempts to do so.