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Accident victim says driver, repair shop and insurance company were all negligent

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 4, 2019

A West Virginia resident is suing a motorist and others, citing alleged negligence before and after a vehicle accident.

Woman sues Ford for defective vehicle

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 7, 2018

SPENCER — A Ripley woman is suing Ford Motor Company after she claims the vehicle she purchased went out of control and caused her to wreck in Roane County.

Beckley tenant blames contractor, landlords for floor collapse

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 4, 2018

BECKLEY — A Beckley woman is suing a heating and cooling contractor and landlords, alleging failure to warn and negligence about a hole in the plaintiff's bedroom floor.

Customer alleges Lowe's Homer Center negligence caused large rug to fall on her

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 27, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County woman is suing Lowe's Home Centers, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries to the plaintiff.

Customer alleges Wal-Mart negligence led to injuries

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 23, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Charleston woman is suing Wal-Mart, alleging negligence caused her to fall at the defendant's Nitro store.

Eclectics alleges building owners failed to remedy roof leak that damaged property

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 13, 2018

CHARLESTON – A limited liability company alleges a leak in the roof of a property it rented caused damage to its commercial property.

Logan Co. woman alleges delayed surgeries caused injuries

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 13, 2018

LOGAN — A Logan County patient is suing a doctor and medical facility, alleging medical malpractice.

11 Antero royalty payment lawsuits removed to federal court

By From staff reports | Mar 1, 2018

MARTINSBURG – Eleven lawsuits against Antero Resources for oil and gas royalty payment issues were removed to federal court.

Man sues Harbor Freight for injuries

By From staff reports | Jan 24, 2018

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Harbor Freight Tools after he claims he was injured by a defective product purchased at one of its stores.

Couple sues Antero Resources for fire, damages

By From staff reports | Nov 2, 2017

CLARKSBURG – A couple is suing Antero Resources Corporation after they claim it was responsible for a fire that caused an employee severe burns and injuries.

Couple blames Antero Resources for fire, damages

By From staff reports | Oct 27, 2017

CLARKSBURG – A couple is suing Antero Resources Corporation after they claim it was responsible for a fire that caused an employee severe burns and injuries.

Pinnacle Mining agrees to pay $1.236M to individuals for property damage

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 23, 2017

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.

GEICO Advantage Insurance alleged to have failed to pay accident claim

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 18, 2017

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman alleges that her insurer failed to pay her claim for damages to her vehicle after an accident.

Federal judge gives water crisis settlement preliminary approval

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 29, 2017

CHARLESTON – A federal judge has granted preliminary approval on the settlement involving the January 2014 water crisis.

Woman alleges she fell in Kmart because of greasy floor

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 21, 2017

CHARLESTON – A Nitro woman alleges she was injured while shopping at Kmart because of the condition of the floor.

Federal judge shoots down water crisis settlement proposal

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 7, 2017

CHARLESTON – A federal judge has nixed a proposed class action settlement regarding the 2014 Elk River chemical spill. U.S. District Judge John Copenhaver Jr. on July 6 issued an order denying the proposal. He denied it without prejudice, meaning the parties can refile a revised agreement.

Under settlement, water spill law firms will get up to $850 per hour for work

By Record News | May 23, 2017

CHARLESTON – While the average water consumer would collect about $500 from a pending settlement of claims over contamination of the Elk River, law firms would collect up to $850 an hour. Lawyers applying for fees up to $40 million reported that they worked 30,248 hours and their employees worked 16,657 hours. In the course of three years and four months, those totals equal about 175 hours a week for lawyers and about 100 a week for support staff.

Water crisis attorneys seek $45 million in legal fees, court expenses

By Chris Dickerson | May 10, 2017

CHARLESTON – The attorneys for plaintiffs in the 2014 water crisis litigation have asked a federal judge to approve more than $45 million in fees and expenses for their work on the case.

Woman sues Lear Capital for fraudulent scheme

By Kyla Asbury | May 5, 2017

RIPLEY – A Ripley woman is suing Lear Capital after she claims it established a fraudulent scheme in order to get West Virginians to invest in precious metals through their company.

Another sexual assault suit filed against Charleston Gastroenterology, doctor

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 12, 2017

CHARLESTON – Another lawsuit has been filed against Charleston Gastroenterology Associates and Dr. Steven R.

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