The Segal Law Firm News

Laborer, wife accuse employers, asbestos distributors of causing husband's lung cancer

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 12, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Sandyville husband and wife are suing dozens of asbestos distributors/suppliers/manufacturers/installers, premises owners and employers, alleging negligence, contaminated buildings, breach of express/implied warranty, strict liability, tort, conspiracy, misrepresentations by specific defendants and a post-sale duty to warn.

Trust sues investors, including Segal, for defaulting on line of credit

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 7, 2018

MORGANTOWN — A revocable trust is suing attorney Scott Segal and others after it claims he and several other investors owe on a line of credit issued in 2009.

Cabell Co. jury says Daimler not responsible for Freightliner truck deaths

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 4, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A Cabell County jury found in favor of the defendant in a case against Daimler Trucks North America for the 2010 death of three individuals in an accident on Interstate 64.

Coal miner alleges 3M masks failed to protect him from coal dust

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 17, 2018

PINEVILLE – A coal miner alleges he has black lung because the respirators and/or dust masks he used failed to protect him from dust.

Parents accuse Wheeling health care service provider of gross negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 3, 2018

WHEELING — Two parents are suing a Wheeling health care service provider, alleging gross negligence in the treatment of their newborn child.

Kanawha County motorist alleges cargo truck caused crash

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 30, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County motorist is suing a cargo truck driver and the truck leasing company, alleging negligence caused a crash.

Amherst Madison employee alleges hands were crushed while trying to remove log

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 7, 2017

CHARLESTON – A Red House man alleges he was injured while working on the Ohio River when his hands were crushed.

Expedition Trust Company blames CAMC for child’s brain injury

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 4, 2017

CHARLESTON – Expedition Trust Company is suing Charleston Area Medical Center after it claims a 2-year-old suffered a brain injury when going under general anesthesia to have a routine dental surgery.

West Virginia woman accuses Southern Medical Rentals of negligence

By Wadi Reformado | Jun 30, 2017

A West Virginia woman is suing Southern Medical Rentals for alleged breach of duty and negligence.

Former player blames Logan High football coaches, staff for practice injury

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 28, 2017

LOGAN – A recent high school graduate is suing the Logan County school board for injuries he sustained during preseason football drills last summer. Caleb E.J. McDonald filed his lawsuit against the Logan County Board of Education on June 19 in Logan Circuit Court.

Woman sues National Casualty Company for declining coverage

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 3, 2017

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing National Casualty Company after she claims it wrongfully declined coverage after she was in a car accident.

New report links Mississippi attorney to possible straw donations to Davis' 2012 campaign

By Chris Dickerson | Apr 3, 2017

CHARLESTON – A new report links at least six possible straw donations made to state Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis’ 2012 re-election campaign to a Mississippi attorney who had a case pending before the court.

Jurors rule in favor of Subaru in lawsuit

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 3, 2017

CHARLESTON – Kanawha County jurors have ruled in favor of Subaru in a combined lawsuit filed in 2011 by three individuals killed in 2009 in a car accident.

Man names 186 defendants in asbestos suit

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 3, 2017

CHARLESTON – A man is suing 186 companies he claims are responsible for the death of a Steubenville man.

Couple names 199 defendants in asbestos suit

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 3, 2017

CHARLESTON – An Ona couple has named 199 defendants in a lawsuit alleging asbestos exposure caused lung cancer.

Man sues Precision Drilling Company for son’s death

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 7, 2016

WHEELING – A man is suing Precision Drilling Company after he claims it is responsible for the death of his son.

Woman sues Raleigh Heart Clinic, physician for blood-borne illnesses

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 14, 2016

BECKLEY – Another lawsuit has been filed against Raleigh Heart Clinic due to the increased risk of exposure to blood-borne illnesses.

CALA criticizes return of Mississippi law firm to W.Va. courtroom

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 5, 2016

CHARLESTON – A statewide legal reform group is speaking out as attorneys from a Mississippi law firm behind one of the biggest cases in West Virginia court history – and one of the biggest news stories involving a state Supreme Court justice – make their way to the Mountain State again.

Segal firm names almost 300 companies in each asbestos suit

By Jessica Karmasek | Jun 29, 2016

CHARLESTON – The average number of companies targeted by some of the biggest asbestos firms in their lawsuits is in the triple-figures, according to recent statistics, forcing some, especially those in claims management, to question the strategy of plaintiffs’ lawyers.

Nicholas Co. woman says she was injured during procedure at CAMC

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 13, 2016

CHARLESTON – A Nicholas County couple is suing Charleston Area Medical Center after they claim a surgical procedure ended up causing injuries.

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