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Johnstone & Gabhart voluntarily dismissed from lawsuit

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 7, 2018

CHARLESTON — The plaintiffs in a lawsuit against two law firms have voluntarily dismissed their complaint against one of the firms with prejudice.

Man sues Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company for car accident, breach of contract

By Record staff | May 10, 2018

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company after he claims it breached its contract with him after he was involved in a car accident.

Jury awards $4.3 million in lawsuit against Charleston Sanitary Board

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 9, 2018

CHARLESTON – A jury awarded $4.3 million to the plaintiff in a lawsuit against the Sanitary Board of the City of Charleston.

Brewer & Co. alleges it was not paid for subcontract work

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 8, 2018

MARTINSBURG – A Charleston corporation alleges it was not paid for subcontract work it performed on an U.S. Army Corp of Engineers project.

Man sues West Virginia State Police for negligence

By From staff reports | Dec 8, 2017

CHARLESTON – A man is suing the West Virginia State Police after he claims it was negligent and caused him injuries and damages.

Maryland trucking company blamed for fatal crash

By Philip Gonzales | May 23, 2017

ELKINS — A Texas man is suing a trucking company, alleging its negligence caused a fatal crash.

Companies ask judge to dismiss Preston Board of Education lawsuit

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 24, 2017

KINGWOOD – Two of the defendants in a lawsuit filed by the Preston County Board of Education for breach of contract are asking the circuit judge to dismiss the lawsuit.

UPDATED: AG's office stepping into asphalt pricing lawsuit

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 11, 2017

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Attorney General’s office is stepping into a lawsuit regarding the price of asphalt. On Jan. 10, a lawyer for the state Department of Transportation told legislators the agency has an agreement with Patrick Morrisey’s office to handle the case.

Supreme Court reverses Kaufman's decision to dismiss Sanitary Board suit

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 12, 2016

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has reversed Kanawha Circuit Judge Tod J. Kaufman’s dismissal of a lawsuit filed against the Charleston Sanitary Board. J.F. Allen was seeking reversal of the Kanawha Circuit Court’s order, contending that it alleged sufficient facts in its amended complaint, that if considered as true, would entitle it to relief.

Lawsuit blames doctor/senator for husband's death

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 3, 2016

CHARLESTON – A lawsuit has been filed against State Sen. Tamejiro “Tom” Takubo Jr. by a woman who claims he was responsible for her husband’s death. Charleston Area Medical Center and Dr. Steven D. Hollosi were also named as defendants in the suit. On Jan. 25, 2014, William Hudson briefly lost consciousness at his home and Emergency Medical Services was called and he was transported to Charleston Area Medical Center for evaluation and care, according to a complaint filed Jan. 20 in Kanawha Circu

Ohio couple says Cook's Heating & Cooling breached contract

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 13, 2015

BECKLEY – An Ohio couple is suing Cook's Heating & Cooling after they claim it breached their contract when building their home. Castle Rock Construction LLC; Gregory Eugene Cook, individually and doing business as Greg Cook Services; Joey L.

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