An attack on a Dunbar resident at Mildred Mitchell Bateman Hospital by another patient prompted a recent lawsuit.
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources News
CHARLESTON — A lawsuit might soon be filed against West Virginia by the federal government in response to the foster care crisis that was brought on by the opioid epidemic ravaging the state.
CHARLESTON – The state auditor’s office has been served a notice of a pending lawsuit alleging failure to properly calculate and pay the wages of public employees from at least three state agencies.
MARTINSBURG — Kay Casto & Chaney is opening the firm's next chapter in its 95-year history with a new office in Martinsburg.
CHARLESTON – A Fayette County man alleges a state agency created or altered documents to fraudulently portray him as a drug user.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued a memorandum decision in which it ruled that Monongalia Circuit Court wrongfully dismissed a lawsuit against the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources that was time-barred.
CHARLESTON – Treatment programs across the state will receive more than $20 million in funding to be to keep the drug addiction treatment programs running.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services announced it will use $22 million from a settlement with drug distributors to combat the drug epidemic in the state.
CHARLESTON — A Lincoln County woman is suing a West Virginia state agency, alleging a hostile work environment and wrongful or constructive eviction.
CHARLESTON — A parent and child are suing a West Virginia state agency, alleging deprivation of the child's constitutional rights.
CHARLESTON - Four lawsuits were filed against the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources alleging sexual harassment.
CHARLESTON – A state supreme court recently overturned a lower court’s decision to deny a behavioral health center license to a domestic violence center that failed to have a licensed counselor.
CHARLESTON – A Hampshire County woman is suing West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources after she claims it failed to investigate reports that she was being abused for three years.
CHARLESTON – A father is suing the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources after he claims his adoptive son was abused by his biological parents.
CHARLESTON – A trust is suing the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources after the trustee claims a minor was sexually abused in at least two separate facilities while in its care.
CHARLESTON – The Juvenile Justice Commission has issued findings of fact and recommendations from its July 27 public forum on changes to contracts involving youth shelters and residential providers.
CHARLESTON – The Juvenile Justice Commission will host a public forum later this month regarding the state Department of Health and Human Resources plan to change child shelter care and residential service.
BECKLEY – A man is suing Coal Country Clinic after he claims the clinic and Dr. Michael Kostenko posted a YouTube video of a lecture in which his name and person were seen in the video.
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Attorney General’s Office, together with the state’s Departments of Health and Human Resources and Military Affairs and Public Safety, have announced combined settlements of more than $4.2 million with five prescription drug wholesalers.
CHARLESTON – As governor, our children’s well-being is one of my top priorities, and I am particularly proud of the progress we have made through the Safe at Home West Virginia program.