MOUNDSVILLE — Companies that service and repair rail cars are being sued after 178,000 pounds of liquid chlorine ruptured a rail car and sent a dangerous chemical plume into the air.
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CHARLESTON — A Walton bank is suing a Pratt motorcycle dealership, alleging it owes nearly $143,000 for breach of contract.
PHILIPPI — A Barbour County jury found that Alderson Broaddus University was 30 percent liable in its supervision and retention of former coach Collins Murphy, who secretly photographed female student-athletes in the dorm in which he was the residence director.
CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has issued an order saying a rule to show cause is needed in the case regarding the eligibility of two appointments Gov. Jim Justice recently made to the court.
WINFIELD — A national banking association is suing customers, alleging refusal to apply payments of nearly $160,000.
WINFIELD — A national banking association is suing customers, alleging breach of contract in failing to pay more than $100,000.
CLARKSBURG — A gas company is suing property owners David James Mullan and Candy Jo Mullan for tortious interference related to the plaintiff's construction of a gas pipeline.
CLARKSBURG – A couple is suing The Harrison County Coal Company and Consolidation Coal Company after they claim they are responsible for property damage.
MARTINSBURG – Eleven lawsuits against Antero Resources for oil and gas royalty payment issues were removed to federal court.
CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County national banking association alleges it is owed $3.8 million from two Virginia companies owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice.
BECKLEY – A couple is suing ICG Beckley and Arch Coal after they claim the companies are responsible for a work injury rendering a 29-year-old a quadriplegic.
MOUNDSVILLE – The owner of 56 Marcellus wells in Marshall County allege the wells were overvalued.
WHEELING – Nine people are suing Eagle Natrium after they claim it negligently maintained the area of the Natrium Plant that exploded and caused them injuries.
CHARLESTON – A man is suing Telgian Corporation after he claims he was discriminated against due to his workers’ compensation claim.
CHARLESTON – Steptoe & Johnson attorney Kathy G. Beckett was recognized recently for her reputation in environmental law by being named a fellow of The American College of Environmental Lawyers, according to a statement released by the firm.
BECKLEY – Pinnacle Mining has agreed to pay more $1.236 million to a individuals who alleged they experienced property damages due to the company’s underground mining activities.
WHEELING – A judge has granted in part and denied in part a motion to dismiss a lawsuit alleging injuries an employee suffered in a car accident.
BLUEFIELD – A couple is suing Outback Steakhouse after they claim it was responsible for injuries sustained at the restaurant. OSI Restaurant Partners and Jane Doe were also named as defendants in the suit.
BECKLEY – A woman is suing Raleigh General Hospital for after she claims her employment was wrongfully terminated.
CHARLESTON – Michael Stuart, a former state Republican chairman and a member of the law firm of Steptoe & Johnson, was nominated in September by President Donald Trump to become the U.S. attorney for the southern half of West Virginia.