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West Virginia's latest epidemic: opioid lawsuits

The West Virginia Record Aug. 22, 2017, 12:13pm

West Virginians first had to face the epidemic of addiction to opioids. Now there’s an epidemic of opioid lawsuits. Who's responsible for the first epidemic, in addition to the drug abusers, is subject to dispute. The ones responsible for the second epidemic are known.

Huntington firm leading group filing opioid cases across the country

Chris Dickerson Aug. 18, 2017, 1:16pm

HUNTINGTON – A Huntington-based firm is leading a legal team that recently has filed nearly a dozen federal lawsuits on behalf of government agencies from Ohio and Alabama against drug companies for their alleged role in the opioid epidemic.

Man sues Genesis Healthcare for family member’s death

Kyla Asbury Jul. 11, 2017, 10:34am

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Genesis Healthcare after he claims it is responsible for the injuries and death of a family member.

Man sues Trinity Health Care of Mingo for family member’s injuries

Kyla Asbury May 26, 2017, 10:23am

WILLIAMSON – A man is suing Trinity Health Care of Mingo after he claims a family member suffered injuries while in its care.

Man sues AMFM for nursing home negligence

Kyla Asbury May 25, 2017, 12:33pm

CHARLESTON – A man is suing AMFM LLC after he claims it caused his wife injuries and, eventually, her death.

Woman sues Mound View Health Care for nursing home negligence

Kyla Asbury May 25, 2017, 12:29pm

MOUNDSVILLE – A woman is suing Mound View Health Care for nursing home negligence her family member suffered.

Woman blames Tygart Center for family member’s death

Kyla Asbury May 24, 2017, 11:40am

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Genesis Healthcare after she claims it negligently cared for her family member and was responsible for his death.

Woman sues Genesis Healthcare for family member’s death

Kyla Asbury May 24, 2017, 11:30am

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Genesis Healthcare after she claims it is responsible for her family member’s injuries and death.

Man accuses Riparian Investments of negligence

Kyla Asbury May 18, 2017, 11:11am

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Riparian Investments LLC after he claims it was negligent in its care of a family member.

New report links Mississippi attorney to possible straw donations to Davis' 2012 campaign

Chris Dickerson Apr. 3, 2017, 10:57am

CHARLESTON – A new report links at least six possible straw donations made to state Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis’ 2012 re-election campaign to a Mississippi attorney who had a case pending before the court.

Woman sues Genesis Healthcare for grandmother’s injuries, death

Kyla Asbury Feb. 8, 2017, 12:12pm

CHARLESTON – A granddaughter is suing Genesis Healthcare after she claims they are responsible for her grandmother’s injuries and death.

Estate administrator blames nursing home officials, operators for resident's death

Philip Gonzales Jan. 10, 2017, 10:53am

CHARLESTON — An estate administrator is suing Kanawha County nursing home administrators and operators, alleging their negligence caused the suffering and death of a resident.

CALA criticizes return of Mississippi law firm to W.Va. courtroom

Chris Dickerson Aug. 5, 2016, 3:57pm

CHARLESTON – A statewide legal reform group is speaking out as attorneys from a Mississippi law firm behind one of the biggest cases in West Virginia court history – and one of the biggest news stories involving a state Supreme Court justice – make their way to the Mountain State again.

Supreme Court rules for new trial in nursing home lawsuit

Kyla Asbury May 23, 2016, 3:31pm

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that a woman can get a new trial in a lawsuit under a personal injury claim, but not under a wrongful death claim.

Walker campaign unveils ad to counter 'false' attack

Chris Dickerson Apr. 28, 2016, 12:38pm

CHARLESTON – Beth Walker’s state Supreme Court campaign has responded to an attack ad from personal injury lawyers it says includes “false claims based on misleading evidence.” A political action committee called Just Courts For WV began running television ads earlier this week against Walker, according to documents with the Secretary of State’s office.

Two lawsuits accuse HCR ManorCare of nursing home negligence

Kyla Asbury Apr. 15, 2016, 1:02pm

CHARLESTON – Two lawsuits have been filed against HCR ManorCare LLC after the plaintiffs claim they were subjected to nursing home negligence.

Vanguard Healthcare sued over wrongful death allegations

Gene Johnson Dec. 8, 2015, 11:08am

RIPLEY – A woman is suing Vanguard Healthcare LCC and other individuals over claims of  wrongful death.

Son claims father’s death at Glenwood Park a result of negligence

Robert Hadley Nov. 25, 2015, 10:27am

PRINCETON – A Mercer County man has filed a suit against Glenwood Park nursing home, claiming his 76-year-old father developed infections and dehydrations, leading to his death.

Man blames HCR ManorCare for mother's death

Kyla Asbury Nov. 5, 2015, 12:17pm

CLARKSBURG - A man is suing HCR ManorCare LLC after he claims it is responsible for his mother's injuries and death. HCR ManorCare Inc.; HCRMC Operations LLC; HCR ManorCare Heartland LLC; Manor Care Inc.; HCR Healthcare LLC; HCR Manor Care Services Inc.; Health Care and Retirement Corporation of America LLC; Heartland Employment Services LLC; Heartland of Clarksburg WV LLC; HCR ManorCare West Virginia Properties LLC; Stacey Welman; John Does 1 through 10; and Unidentified Entities 1 through 10,