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Roane Co. widower blames health care provider for wife's death

By Philip Gonzales | Apr 4, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Roane County widower is suing a Charleston health care provider, alleging negligence and reckless misconduct.

Man alleges State Police officers used excessive force, caused broken neck

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 15, 2018

CHARLESTON – A Wayne County man alleges he suffered a broken neck because of an excessive use of force by West Virginia State Police officers.

Husband files suit against Bluefield doctor after death of wife

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 11, 2017

PRINCETON – A physician practicing in Bluefield has been named in a suit by an Iaeger man regarding the death of his wife.

Baisden couple alleges orthopaedic surgeon negligently used incorrect devices

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 10, 2017

LOGAN – A Baisden couple alleges an orthopaedic surgeon used mismatched and/or unacceptable knee implants for the husband's surgeries.

Couple accuse radiologists of medical malpractice

By Philip Gonzales | Apr 10, 2017

A husband and wife are suing Drs. Timothy Conner and Jaime Salvator, who are radiologists, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent patient injuries and negligence.

Proposed settlement reached in suit against State Police

By Kyla Asbury | Mar 15, 2017

CHARLESTON –A proposed settlement has been reached in a lawsuit against the West Virginia State Police after a teenager was shot and killed by a trooper in 2014.

Federal judge awards woman maximum amount under medical malpractice laws

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 29, 2016

BECKLEY – U.S District Judge Irene C. Berger has awarded a then 24-year-old woman the maximum amount permitted under West Virginia’s medical malpractice laws after she underwent a hysterectomy after the birth of her only child in 2013.

Couple says Charleston physicians performed unnecessary procedures

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 18, 2016

CHARLESTON – A couple is suing two Charleston physicians they claim they performed unnecessary heart procedures.

Woman alleges Primecare Medical's negligence caused inmate's death

By Annie Hunt | Mar 18, 2016

CHARLESTON – A woman is filing a lawsuit against Primecare Medical of West Virginia over claims that its negligence caused the death of an inmate at Eastern Regional Jail.

Glasgow couple blames U.S. DHHS for woman's injuries

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 4, 2016

CHARLESTON – A Glasgow couple is suing the United States after they claim it is responsible for an injury caused by the U.S. Jodie L. Elswick and Larry A. Elswick are suing the United States through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which is the federal governing body responsible for controlling, supervising and managing the business affairs of its public health care provider, Upper Kanawha Valley Medical Center, according to a complaint filed Jan. 11 in the U.S. District Court f

Couple sues Mingo Logan Coal for man's work injuries

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 4, 2016

CHARLESTON – A couple is suing Mingo Logan Coal Company after they claim injuries were sustained on its premises. Arch Coal Inc. and Willie Barker were also named as defendants in the suit. Jeremy Vance was employed as a coal miner at the Mountaineer II mine in Logan when he was seriously and permanently injured at the mine on April 1, according to a complaint filed in Boone Circuit Court and removed to federal court. Vance and his wife, Melissa Vance, claim Jeremy Vance was installing roof b

Family of teen killed by Trooper sues State Police

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 4, 2015

CHARLESTON – The family of an 18-year-old shot and killed by a State Trooper is suing the office and the West Virginia State Police for their son's death. Michele L. Hill and Robert E. Hill Jr. and their deceased son, Timothy Hill, lived in the same neighborhood as Senior Trooper B.D. Gillespie, near Kegley and, during the years prior to the homicide, Gillespie had taken a particular interest in Timothy Hill's behavior, according to a complaint filed Nov. 3 in Kanawha Circuit Court.

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