Jacobs Law Office News

Attorneys plan to add every state agency as defendants in wage payment case

By Chris Dickerson | Mar 25, 2019

CHARLESTON – The plaintiffs’ attorneys in a potential class action about wage payment for salaried state employees soon will add every state agency as defendants in the case.

Evans to hear case regarding state employees not getting paid properly

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 30, 2018

CHARLESTON – A class-action case regarding the state auditor’s office alleged failure to properly calculate and pay the wages of up to 40,000 p​​​​​ublic employees has been assigned a judge.

Woman in her 80s accuses Kanawha County restaurant of wrongful termination

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 10, 2018

CHARLESTON — A former employee is suing a Kanawha County restaurant and supervisor, alleging age discrimination and wrongful termination.

Family seeks damages from drivers, Lesco over I-77 collision

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 17, 2018

CHARLESTON – A South Charleston family allege they were injured in an auto accident on Interstate 77 because of the negligence of two other motorists.

Former employee accuses Avis of pregnancy discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 21, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County woman is suing Avis, alleging gender discrimination and unlawful discharge.

Customer claims rim on Cobalt air compressor was defective, caused injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 7, 2017

CHARLESTON – A Cabin Creek man alleges he was injured by an air compressor he purchased at Lowe's.

Former Bob Evans employees allege they are owed unpaid wages for off-the-clock work

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 25, 2017

CHARLESTON – Five former wait staff members of Bob Evans restaurants allege that they were required to work off the clock assisting in the kitchen or utensil preparation.

Former employee accuses Wal-Mart of discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 2, 2017

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County woman is suing Wal-Mart, alleging discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Former employee accuses tire business of wrongful discharge

By Philip Gonzales | May 4, 2017

WINFIELD — A Putnam County man is suing a tire business, alleging age discrimination and wrongful discharge.

Employee sues former employer for alleged age discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 10, 2017

CHARLESTON — A former employee is suing a South Charleston corporation, alleging age discrimination. 

Jury says Charleston-Kanawha Housing Authority not negligent in injury suit

By Kyla Asbury | Mar 14, 2016

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha Circuit Court judge has entered a final judgment in a lawsuit against Charleston-Kanawha Housing Authority after a two-day trial. Circuit Judge James C. Stucky entered the final judgment after a trial occurred on Feb. 22 and 23.

Yeager Airport blasting blamed in property damage suits

By Kyla Asbury | Mar 3, 2016

CHARLESTON – Two lawsuits have been filed against the Central West Virginia Regional Airport Authority after the homeowners’ properties were damaged due to blasting efforts. Dyno Nobel Inc. and Central Contracting Inc. were also named as defendants in the suits. On Aug. 1, 2014, Valerie Eve Brown and Regina Kay Carson’s properties and homes began experiencing cracks and subsidence that had not existed prior to the defendants’ blasting operations, according to two complaints filed Feb. 18 in Kana

Woman seeks compensation for injuries sustained in an allegedly hazardous Little General Store

By Annie Hunt | Dec 29, 2015

FAYETTEVILLE – A Kanawha County woman is demanding a trial by jury for injuries sustained in a convenience store, alleging the unsafe environment and negligence caused her prolonged physical and mental pain.

Two suits accuse Taylor Rose Energy of wage violations

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 17, 2015

CLAY – Two lawsuits have been filed against Taylor Rose Energy after former employees claim it failed to timely pay their final wages. Joseph B.

South Charleston woman blames Town Center mall for injuries

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 1, 2015

CHARLESTON – A South Charleston woman blames the Charleston Town Center for injuries she received while shopping at the mall. Charlene Adams filed her lawsuit last month in Kanawha Circuit Court against Charleston Town Center SPE LLC, doing business as Charleston Town Center.

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