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Couple sues Air Methods Corporation for excessive air-ambulance bill

The West Virginia Record Sep. 14, 2017, 12:25pm

PRINCETON – A couple is suing Air Methods Corporation and Rocky Mountain Holdings after they claim it charged them an excessive air-ambulance bill of more than $50,000.

A trip of a lifetime

Jay Stoneking Sep. 13, 2017, 8:20am

WHEELING – Earlier this month, my wife and I accompanied a group of homeschool students to Independence Hall in Wheeling where the Supreme Court was hearing oral arguments in two cases. The large convention hall on the third floor had been outfitted with a dais where the five justices could sit. In stark contrast with the 19th century decor, the room was filled with cameras, microphones and other telltale signs of 21st century technology. Over 200 students were in attendance.

Statutory penalty of nearly $11 million imposed against Quicken Loans

Kyla Asbury Aug. 25, 2017, 9:23am

WHEELING – A statutory penalty of nearly $11 million was imposed on Quicken Loans by a federal judge in a class action lawsuit.

Man sues Shelly Company, Lindy Paving for injuries

Kyla Asbury Jul. 24, 2017, 10:57am

WHEELING – A man is suing The Shelly Company and Lindy Paving after he claims he was injured due to their negligence.

Man sues A&P Trucking, others for fireworks explosion

Kyla Asbury Jul. 13, 2017, 7:45am

MORGANTOWN – A man is suing A&P Trucking and several others after he claims he was injured during their Independence Day celebration by a fireworks explosion.

Supreme Court says Mass Litigation Panel’s application of public policy exception was erroneous

Kyla Asbury Jun. 28, 2017, 9:00am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that the Mass Litigation Panel’s application of the public policy exception was clearly erroneous in a case alleging exposure to coal combustion residuals from a landfill owned by American Electric Power Company.

Bloodletting in Charleston

Christopher J. Regan Jun. 20, 2017, 7:13am

WHEELING – From ancient times until the late 1800s, physicians believed in bloodletting as a treatment for all kinds of diseases. Doctors and scientists thought that blood carried what they called “humours” that got out of balance in sick people, and that pouring out some of the blood would balance them and cure the disease. Sometimes leeches were used. We know now that this thinking was wrong and that intentionally bleeding a patient usually hurts and can even kill.

Insured motorist accuses Auto Club Insurance of contract breach

Noddy A. Fernandez Jun. 19, 2017, 7:30am

WHEELING — A Wheeling motorist is suing Auto Club Insurance, alleging breach of an insurance contract.

Mineral rights owners accuse oil, gas well operators of breaching lease

Philip Gonzales Jun. 15, 2017, 7:58am

MOUNDSVILLE — Three Marshall County mineral rights joint owners are suing oil and gas wells operators, alleging breach of a lease agreement.

Two couples blame carrier, driver for injuries

Philip Gonzales Apr. 5, 2017, 2:24pm

WHEELING — Two couples are suing a carrier and a and a driver, alleging insufficient their negligence led to injuries for the plaintiffs.

Carmichael's 'Voluntary tax scenario' is nothing more than a misleading slogan

Christopher J. Regan Feb. 26, 2017, 6:50pm

WHEELING – No one distorts language better than a politician.

Where did all of West Virginia's money go?

Christopher J. Regan Feb. 7, 2017, 9:11am

WHEELING – The West Virginia Capitol is a crime scene.

Woman sues Ocwen Loan Servicing for illegal debt collection

Kyla Asbury Jan. 30, 2017, 12:25pm

ELKINS – A woman is suing Ocwen Loan Servicing after she claims it violated the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act. Deutsche Bank National Trust Company was also named as a defendant in the suit.

Woman blames Reynolds Memorial Hospital, physician for husband’s death

Kyla Asbury Jan. 5, 2017, 2:49pm

MOUNDSVILLE – A woman is suing Reynolds Memorial Hospital and a physician she claims are responsible for her husband’s death.

W.Va. Democrats have become the party that didn't listen

Christopher J. Regan Dec. 13, 2016, 1:01pm

WHEELING – A political party that stops listening to its voters is like a person who has stopped breathing. For a short time, nothing seems to change. But it gets uncomfortable quickly, and then unbearable. That is how the West Virginia Democrats find themselves after 2016: suffocating.

Lawsuit claims AEP didn’t protect plaintiffs from coal waste

Kyla Asbury Oct. 14, 2016, 1:46pm

BECKLEY – A lawsuit with 79 plaintiffs against American Electric Power Co. Inc. says the company did not protect them from coal waste.

Attorneys' community service earns YMCA honor

Carrie Salls Sep. 23, 2016, 7:53am

WHEELING – Husband and wife attorneys Jim and Linda Bordas recently were honored with the Dr. Lee Jones Patron of Youth award during the YMCA’s annual Light of the Valley fundraiser luncheon. The couple’s commitment to serving the community was a driving factor behind the honor.

Seven more lawsuits filed against Axiall for chlorine gas leak

Kyla Asbury Sep. 20, 2016, 8:21am

MOUNDSVILLE – Seven more lawsuits have been filed against Axiall Corporation for a chlorine gas leak that caused damages.

Four more Hepatitis lawsuits filed against physician

Kyla Asbury Sep. 14, 2016, 8:47am

MOUNDSVILLE – Four more lawsuits were filed against the physician over Valley Pain Management Clinic for allowing patients to be exposed to Hepatitis C and other blood-borne pathogens.

Residents file class action lawsuit against chemical producer for chlorine leak

Kyla Asbury Sep. 6, 2016, 3:37pm

MOUNDSVILLE – Four residents filed a class action lawsuit against Axiall Corporation after they claim chlorine gas leaked traveled from inside the facility to the surrounding community.