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Estate administrator alleges negligence of VOCA caused man’s choking death

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 28, 2017

LOGAN – An estate administrator has filed suit against a group home after her decedent choked while eating a peanut butter sandwich.

Huntington man says water line leak damaged property

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 30, 2017

HUNTINGTON – A Huntington property owner claims that a leaking water line damaged his residence.

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

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 28, 2017

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.

Vehicle owner blames State Farm for contract breach

By Philip Gonzales | May 29, 2017

HUNTINGTON — A Roane County vehicle owner is suing another driver and State Farm Insurance, alleging negligence and breach of contract.

Huntington woman sues Northwestern Mutual, company says she doesn’t qualify for benefits

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 23, 2016

HUNTINGTON – A Huntington woman is suing Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, claiming she is entitled to disability benefits.

Lawsuit claims AEP didn’t protect plaintiffs from coal waste

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 14, 2016

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

Trial date set in suit against insurer for house fire claim

By Kyla Asbury | May 2, 2016

BECKLEY – A trial date has been set in a lawsuit against Lexington Insurance Company for failing to pay a claim in a timely manner.

Couple sues Oakwood Homes for defective modular home

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 3, 2016

CHARLESTON – A West Virginia couple is suing CMH Homes of KY Inc. after they claim their modular home was defective and caused them damages.

Wyoming Co. couple sues insurer for failing to pay in timely manner

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 13, 2015

BECKLEY – A Wyoming County couple is suing Lexington Insurance Company after they claim it failed to timely pay their contract claim. On July 31, 2014, the home of Rodney Cline and Belinda Cline was involved in a fire and Lexington was the company the couple had their home insured with, according to a complaint filed in the U.S.