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Woman sues Georgia collection agency alleging illegal debt collection practices

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 28, 2019

A consumer is suing a Georgia collection agency, citing alleged illegal debt collection practices.

What are non-economic damages in a personal injury case?

By Troy Giatras | Sep 18, 2018

CHARLESTON – If you have been injured due to another person’s careless, reckless, or deliberate act, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses.

Female inmate, alleging sexual abuse, sues West Virginia Corrections and prison guard

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 23, 2018

CHARLESTON — An inmate at the Charleston Correctional Center has filed a lawsuit against a prison guard and the West Virginia Corrections department, alleging she was "manipulated and threatened" into performing unwanted sexual acts.

Passenger in Rent-a-Car vehicle seeks damages from driver after I-64 collision

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 24, 2018

CHARLESTON – A Charleston woman alleges she was injured in a collision with a tractor-trailer.

Parents, child allege Kroger's negligence caused injuries

By Philip Gonzales | May 22, 2018

CHARLESTON — Two parents and their child are suing Kroger, alleging negligent entrustment and premises liability.

Former inmate alleges correctional facility operators violated her constitutional rights

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 27, 2018

CHARLESTON — A former inmate is suing the operators of a Charleston correctional facility, alleging assault and battery.

TransAm Trucking named in suit over Wheeling parking lot collision

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 20, 2017

WHEELING – The next friend of a deceased Missouri woman is seeking damages on behalf of the estate after the woman was injured in a collision with a tractor-trailer in a Wheeling parking lot.

Woman alleges she suffered reaction because of incorrect prescription filled by Kroger

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 9, 2017

CHARLESTON – A Kroger pharmacy customer alleges that she was given an incorrect prescription.

Consumer claims Pioneer Federal Credit Union damaged credit score

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 8, 2017

CHARLESTON – A Cross Lakes consumer alleges a debt collector engaged in a series of harassing and abusive collection techniques.

Consumer claims Portfolio Recovery Associates harassed her with calls

By Mike Torres | Jul 31, 2017

POINT PLEASANT – A Mason consumer claims that a Virginia-based debt collector is using harassing and abuse collection practices.

Woman sues Retrieval-Masters Creditors Bureau for illegal debt collection

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 28, 2017

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Retrieval-Masters Creditors Bureau for attempted to collect an alleged debt.

Woman sues BB&T for illegal attempt to collect debt

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 27, 2017

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Branch Banking & Trust Company after she claims it attempted to collect a debt from her that she did not owe.

Woman sues three companies for consumer credit violations

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 17, 2017

WINFIELD – A Winfield woman has filed three lawsuits alleging violations of the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act.

Woman claims nail polish remover removed her skin, too

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 13, 2017

MARLINTON – A Pocahontas County woman says a product she bought at Dollar General did more than remove nail polish. She claims it removed skin from her fingers as well.

Consumer accuses debt collector of illegal practices

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 3, 2017

RIPLEY — A Jackson County woman is suing an unlicensed debt collector, alleging illegal debt collection practices.

Supreme Court says Citibank did not waive right to arbitration

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 15, 2016

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruled that Citibank did not waive its right to arbitration in a lawsuit seeking debt collection.

Trial set for MillerCoors truck shifting load lawsuit

By Kyla Asbury | May 2, 2016

ELKINS – A trial date has been set in a lawsuit against MillerCoors alleging the company’s negligence caused injuries.

Driver says rig full of beer shifted, causing injuries

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 17, 2015

ELKINS – A man and his wife are suing MillerCoors LLC after they claim he was injured as a result of the company's negligence. Joseph Bennefield was an employee for Navajo Express and his employer contracted with MillerCoors to haul a trailer load of beer form the Shenandoah Brewery in Elkton, Va., to Glenwillow, Ohio, according to a complaint filed Oct. 30 in the U.S.

Man accuses former Charleston officer of unnecessary force

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 14, 2015

CHARLESTON – A former Charleston police officer has been accused of unnecessary use of force by a man who he arrested. Diarra Jermaine Boddy filed his lawsuit Sept. 9 in Kanawha Circuit Court against Brian A.

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