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- State Court
CHARLESTON – The state Republican Party chairwoman’s removal of the Wood County party official has resulted in a lawsuit. Rob Cornelius, chairman of the Wood County Republican Executive Committee, filed his complaint and petition for writ of mandamus Aug. 21 in Kanawha Circuit Court against Secretary of State Mac Warner and West Virginia Republican Party Chairwoman Melody Potter.
CHARLESTON — A settlement was reached last week between Yeager Airport and construction companies that played a part in the man-made hill that collapsed in March 2015.
CHARLESTON – A Fayette County consumer alleges the General Motors manufactured vehicle he purchased earlier this year was a "fire bomb" and is seeking a refund.
CHARLESTON — A lawsuit was filed against West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner last week alleging violations of free speech.
- State AG
CHARLESTON – An attorney representing a Democratic group says West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office is “blatantly ignoring” a court order to turn over information regarding his communications with major drug companies.
CHARLESTON – A Democratic political group has filed a lawsuit claiming state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office has failed to provide public records about its dealing with several drug companies.
- Our View
Roughly 200,000 plaintiffs will split $73 million in compensation for damages from the 2014 Elk River chemical spill. Roughly 20 law firms will split nearly a third as much in attorneys’ fees.
CHARLESTON — While those affected by the 2014 Elk River chemical spill should be receiving their checks soon, the plaintiffs attorneys who handled the case will split more than $22 million in fees.
CHARLESTON — A student has filed a class action lawsuit against a career center and fire commission, alleging constructive fraud and unjust enrichment.