Robinson & McElwee PLLC News

Wireline services provider alleges electric companies owe nearly $450,000

By Bree Gonzales | Oct 8, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Texas wireline services provider is suing two Charleston clients, alleging breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Consumer claims David Trump Design never delivered furniture

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 4, 2017

BECKLEY – A Raleigh County consumer alleges he paid for furniture that was never delivered.

Positive Alternative Radio seeks nearly $150,000 for purchase of radio stations

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 24, 2017

BLUEFIELD – A North Carolina corporation alleges a Huntington limited liability company has failed to make payments after purchasing two radio stations in Kentucky.

Federal judge denies motion to stay discovery in John Deere credit violation lawsuit

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 17, 2017

CHARLESTON – A federal judge has denied a motion to stay discovery in a lawsuit against John Deere alleging West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act and Federal Truth in Lending Act violations.

Raleigh County authority alleges heating, air conditioning system is defective

By Philip Gonzales | May 19, 2017

BECKLEY — A Raleigh County unit is suing a contractor and subcontractor, alleging breach of contract.

Raleigh County property owner alleges energy company broke law

By Mike Torres | May 15, 2017

BECKLEY — A Raleigh County property owner is suing an energy company, alleging violation of state law.

Former Merill Lynch financial adviser allegedly owes firm more than $700K

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 14, 2016

KINGWOOD — A securities brokerage firm has filed suit against a former financial adviser for allegedly failing to pay an arbitration award.

18 new lawsuits filed against Humphreys for mishandling of flood litigation

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 8, 2016

CHARLESTON – Nearly 20 more lawsuits have been filed against a prominent Charleston attorney over his firm’s alleged mishandling of litigation involving flooding that occurred in 2001.

Humphreys firm appeals bankruptcy court remand, seeks stay

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 22, 2016

CHARLESTON – A prominent Charleston law firm has appealed a recent federal bankruptcy court ruling that remanded part of a case against him and his firm back to Kanawha County.

Woman sues Monongahela Power for power lines, company seeks to dismiss

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 19, 2016

KINGWOOD – A woman is suing Monongahela Power Company after she claims there are power lines on her personal property.

Verizon wage payment violation lawsuit goes to federal court

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 12, 2016

CLARKSBURG – A woman is suing Verizon Communications after she claims it violated the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act. Kelly Renee Carney was employed by Verizon in its call center in Clarksburg, according to a complaint filed in Harrison Magistrate Court and removed to federal court.

Greenbrier Co. woman accuses AutoZone of discrimination

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 1, 2016

BECKLEY – A Greenbrier County woman is suing AutoZone after she claims she was discriminated against because of her gender.

Randolph Co. church sues over banning of property sale

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 1, 2015

ELKINS – Summit Church and the owners of the property that it uses for Sunday services are suing the Randolph County Development Authority after they claim it is violating the U.S. Constitution by refusing to let the owners sell the property to the church.

Who decides what is best for West Virginia?

By David Higgins | Nov 23, 2015

CHARLESTON – On Nov. 4, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper filed suit against Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman in the Colorado Supreme Court for a ruling as to whether or not the Attorney General can appear on behalf of Colorado in litigation and proceedings when the governor has not asked or authorized her to do so.

Ace Hardware removes Preston Co. electrical shock case to federal court

By Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury | Oct 29, 2015

CLARKSBURG – A couple is suing Ace Hardware after they claim electrical shock injuries were sustained as a result of its breach of contract. A.D.

Controversial hire in AG's office resigns

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 21, 2015

CHARLESTON – A West Virginia Attorney General’s office staffer whose recent hiring drew criticism from Democrats has resigned. Deputy Chief of Staff Lance Henderson resigned Oct. 21, saying the “vitriolic partisanship” in the state is disappointing. “It has been an honor to serve the people of this state,” Henderson said in a statement.

Higgins says his AG qualifications 'speak for themselves'

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 16, 2015

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General candidate David K. Higgins says his qualifications for the office speak for themselves. Higgins, an attorney at Robinson & McElwee, said he has experience in handling tax litigation and litigation involving the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act.

PERSONNEL FILE: Robinson & McElwee welcomes two attorneys

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 22, 2015

CHARLESTON – Two attorneys recently have joined Robinson & McElwee PLLC and have been admitted to the West Virginia Bar.

Preston Co. man says he nearly died using Ace Hardware equipment

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 3, 2015

KINGWOOD – A Preston County couple says Ace Hardware isn’t exactly the helpful hardware place it claims to be in its advertising after the man says he nearly died using a piece of rental equipment. Michael L. and Crystal L. Frantz of Terra Alta filed their lawsuit against Ace Hardware Corporation, which is based in Illinois, and A.D. Naylor & Co. Inc. of Oakland, Md., last month in Preston Circuit Court.

PERSONNEL FILE: Robinson & McElwee attorneys listed in Best Lawyers

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 25, 2015

CHARLESTON – Eleven lawyers from Robinson & McElwee PLLC recently were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016.

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