ELKINS – A couple is suing Nationwide Insurance Company of America after they claim it wrongfully denied a claim for payment.
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP News
HUNTINGTON – Attorney Christopher J. Plybon, a partner at law firm Dinsmore & Shohl’s Huntington office, has joined the select few to be named a West Virginia Bar Foundation Fellow.
CHARLESTON – The Supreme Court has ruled that 20 acres of land in Summersville meets the statutory criteria of property properly subject to annexation by minor boundary adjustment and concluded that the petition for annexation met the threshold statutory requirements.
WILLIAMSON – A Pike County, Ky., man received an $800,000 jury verdict in his lawsuit against Norfolk Southern Railway Company.
WINFIELD – The Logan Corporation is suing a Florida man who was president of the company five years, claiming he was unjustly enriched at the corporation’s expense.
CHARLESTON – Every year, Dinsmore & Shohl’s Charleston office holds its annual Friends of Shohl Bowl, an event that benefits West Virginia charities, and on Nov. 20 the firm raised about $9,000 as well as additional donated items.
CHARLESTON -- National law firm Dinsmore is giving back to the armed forces by offering pro bono services to veterans and their families.
HUNTINGTON – Jill I. Francisco, a paralegal at Dinsmore and Shohl, LLP in Huntington, was recently elected vice president of the National Association of Legal Assistants/Paralegals (NALA).
CHARLESTON – Jill Cranston Rice has been elected president of the Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia.
BECKLEY – One of the defendants in a lawsuit against Greenbrier Minerals filed a motion to dismiss for failure to timely serve.
HUNTINGTON – A woman is suing Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. after she claims she was injured on its property.
HUNTINGTON – District Judge Robert C. Chambers denied a motion for default judgment in a lawsuit against AutoZone for injuries sustained on its property. On Oct. 22, the plaintiff, Mary Jane Goodall, filed an application for entry of default judgment and supporting affidavit and a motion for default judgment, according to the order.
CLARKSBURG – A woman is suing Zales Jewelers after she claims it violated the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act. Ashley Bond was employed as a consultant and manager with Zales until her employment was involuntarily terminated on Dec. 7, 2013, according to a complaint filed Feb. 9 in Harrison Circuit Court and removed to federal court on March 18.
CHARLESTON – A man is suing PNC Bank in a class action lawsuit after he claims it illegally charged fees to consumers.
BECKLEY – A man is suing Greenbrier Minerals LLC after he claims his employment was wrongfully terminated in violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act. Nathan Brada was also named as a defendant in the suit. John T.
CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Select Specialty Hospital-Charleston Inc. after she claims her employment was wrongfully terminated. Debbie Dea Basham was hired by the defendant in 2002 and throughout her employment, she performed all her duties in a satisfactory manner, according to a complaint filed Sept. 4 in Kanawha Circuit Court and removed to federal court. Basham claims throughout her employment, she was certified for intermittent leave by the defendant under the Family and Medical Leave
HUNTINGTON – A woman is suing AutoZone Parts Inc. after she claims she was injured on its premises. On Sept. 2, 2013, Mary Jane Goodall was at AutoZone and attempted to enter the store when she tripped on the concrete block stop located in the parking space and fell to the ground, causing severe and permanent eye and head injuries, according to a complaint filed July 10 in Cabell Circuit Court and removed to federal court on Nov. 13. Goodall claims AutoZone failed to maintain the parking lot w
CLARKSBURG – A woman is suing the Marion County Coal Company alleging discrimination and retaliation.
CHARLESTON – The Charleston office of Dinsmore & Shohl has welcomed partner John S.
WHEELING – A federal judge has ruled that U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy will be deposed in a lawsuit about coal mining regulations despite a bid by the agency to block it. On Nov. 12, Judge John Preston Bailey ruled that McCarthy’s involvement with Clean Air Act regulations means she is relevant enough to be deposed.