CHARLESTON—The recent shale boom could benefit West Virginia's economy in different ways, but could also harm surface owners' rights.
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HUNTINGTON — A North Carolina banking corporation is suing Alkon Inc., Evelyn F. Underwood and William T. Underwood, borrower and guarantors, citing alleged breach of promissory note and guaranty agreements.
A Charleston law firm is hosting a climate change seminar with four renowned experts discussing their perspectives.
CHARLESTON— Although coal still makes up the vast majority of power generation in West Virginia, natural gas is beginning to develop in the area.
CHARLESTON – A Charleston attorney thinks the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's newly proposed regulations could provide the energy industry with a much needed pathway to greater transparency.
CLARKSBURG – A man and his wife are suing Lowe’s Home Centers after claiming he was discriminated against because of his age when he received a pay cut.
CHARLESTON – West Virginia Jobs Investment Trust Board and West Virginia High Technology Consortium Foundation are suing a business they claim violated their investment agreement when it closed business in West Virginia and reopened in Florida.
BECKLEY – A man is suing Lowe’s Home Centers after he claims it violated various state and federal laws, including the Fair Labor Standards Act.
CHARLESTON – Spilman Thomas & Battle partner John F. Allevato is “very appreciative” after being awarded the highest recognition for private wealth attorneys in the 2017 edition of the Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) guide.
GRAFTON – A Wheeling partnership alleges an Ohio-based financial company failed to release a deed of trust.
CHARLESTON – A man is suing REM Community Options after he claims his employment was wrongfully terminated when he complained about understaffing.
WASHINGTON – Judges on a national panel must decide whether to consolidate opioid suits of local governments and, if so, whether to send them to West Virginia, Illinois or Ohio.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that an insurance company must provide stop gap coverage to its insureds in a lawsuit following work injuries.
CHARLESTON – A woman is suing JAK Productions after she claims it created a hostile work environment when another employee distributed compromising photos of her.
CLARKSBURG – A woman is suing Wal-mart after she claims her employment was wrongfully terminated.
CHARLESTON – Jason C. Pizatella has returned to private practice at Spilman Thomas & Battle after leaving the firm to serve in various positions for the West Virginia state government.
BLUEFIELD – A woman is suing Globe Life & Accident Insurance Company after she claims it failed to pay out an accidental death policy.
CHARLESTON – A judge has granted a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction in a lawsuit filed by a physician claiming the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is attempting to revoke Medicare billing privileges.
CHARLESTON – The annual West Virginia SuperVision event featured attorneys advising business leaders on issues of importance to employers and human resource directors. That included everything from ultrasound policies for unborn infants and use of social media in the workplace to anti-discrimination policies and updates from the West Virginia Legislature.
NEW MARTINSVILLE — An Ohio equipment rental company is suing a logistics business and a guarantor, alleging breach of a rental agreement and guaranty in owing more than $32,000.