Bowles Rice LLP News

Charleston equipment supplier alleges customer owes $261,000

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 31, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Charleston industrial equipment supplier is suing customers, alleging breach of contract, fraud and unjust enrichment.

Four West Virginia law firms ranked in National Law Journals 500 list

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 26, 2018

CHARLESTON – Four law firms based in West Virginia are listed on the National Law Journal's (NLJ) 500 edition for 2018, which lists the nation's largest law firms by the number of full-time attorneys.

BOWLES RICE: Bowles Rice Ranked Among Nation's Largest Law Firms

By Press release submission | Jul 21, 2018

The National Law Journal has ranked Bowles Rice at No. 345 in its 2018 NLJ 500 edition, published June 28.

Kanawha County property owner accuses HVAC company of fraud

By Lhalie Castillo | May 14, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County property owner is suing an HVAC system company, alleging breach of contract and breach of implied warranty.

Horse trainer claims Charles Town Gaming tried to 'take his livelihood'

By Record staff | May 10, 2018

MARTINSBURG – A man is suing PNGI Charles Town Gaming after he claims it caused him damages when it attempted to eject him from training horses at its track in an alleged attempt to “take his livelihood” from him.

March-Westin Co. Inc. alleges contract was breached for Colorado project

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 29, 2017

CLARKSBURG – A Morgantown full-service engineering and general contracting company alleges it was removed from a project and not paid for its services by a California company.

Resurrection Coal Co. Inc. alleged to owe REI Drilling more than $80,000 for drilling

By Louie Torres | Nov 21, 2017

BLUEFIELD – A McDowell County coal company is alleged to have failed to pay a Salt Lake City company in full for its services.

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.

Metal stamping company claims software has not worked as represented

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 18, 2017

RIPLEY – A Ravenswood precision metal stamping company alleges it has suffered damages of no less than $400,000 because of software installed by an Ohio company.

Burdette to bridge Bowles Rice, Polymer Alliance Zone in new CEO role

By Carrie Salls | Oct 3, 2017

DAVISVILLE – Bowles Rice Business Development Director Keith Burdette has been named president and chief executive officer of the Polymer Alliance Zone.

Couple claims Amerihome Mortgage doesn't comply with industry standards

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 10, 2017

CHARLESTON – A couple is suing Amerihome Mortgage Company after they claim it has failed to comply with industry standards.

Couple sues Wal-mart after woman slips on water

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 21, 2017

CHARLESTON – A couple is suing Wal-mart after they claim it is responsible for injuries sustained on the premises of one of its stores. Tommy Comer, a manager at Wal-mart Store #1477, was also named as a defendant in the suit.

Two lawsuits filed over failure to repair culvert to Crossings Mall

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 6, 2017

CHARLESTON – Two lawsuits have been filed against U.S. Bancorp Government Leasing & Finance Inc. after the plaintiffs claim it and others failed to repair the culvert to the Crossings Mall shopping center.

Virginia man sues Landing Transport for vehicle accident

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 6, 2017

MARTINSBURG – A Harrisonburg, Va., man is suing Landing Transport after he claims it is responsible for a vehicle accident that caused him injuries and damages.

Man sues International Coal Group for wrongful termination

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 2, 2017

BECKLEY – A man is suing International Coal Group after he claims his employment was wrongfully terminated.

Former employee accuses Bowles Rice of discrimination, harassment

By Kyla Asbury | May 4, 2017

CHARLESTON – A former employee is suing the Bowles Rice law firm after he claims he experienced harassment and discrimination by employees of the firm.

Former Gov. Tomblin staffer joins Bowles Rice

By Cheyenne Dickerson | Mar 15, 2017

CHARLESTON – Peter Markham, previous general counsel and deputy chief of staff for Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and lawyer since 2003, was recently added as an attorney at Bowles Rice, where he feels a “strong family connection.”

Harvey elected to Bowles Rice’s executive committee

By Melissa Busch | Mar 9, 2017

CHARLESTON – Partners of the law firm Bowles Rice LLC have elected attorney Ronda L. Harvey to its executive committee.

Former Highmark president brings unique perspective to Bowles Rice practice

By Carrie Salls | Mar 2, 2017

PARKERSBURG – Former Highmark West Virginia president Fred Earley will now practice law at Bowles Rice. 

Keith Burdette new business development director at Bowles Rice

By Dee Thompson | Feb 28, 2017

CHARLESTON – Bowles Rice, one of the state’s leading law firms, has hired Keith Burdette, former Cabinet Secretary for the West Virginia Department of Commerce, as the firm’s business development director. He started Feb. 1.