It’s clear from the increasing prevalence of such cases, however, that our licentious culture is toxic, encouraging adults and the young people they should be protecting to see each other as objects of their sexual fantasies.
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Wheeling teacher denies sexual, mental abuse claims; says she was victim of physical, emotional abuse
WHEELING – The attorney for a former Ohio County teacher who allegedly sexually and mentally abused a former student of hers says his client denies the allegations. In fact, she alleges she was a victim of physical and emotional abuse at the hands of her accuser.
MORGANTOWN — A vehicle owner is suing a pair of auto repair shops that he has accused of breach of duty and theft.
CHARLESTON – Two years after leaving the state Supreme Court, former Justice Brent Benjamin has joined Bailey & Wyant as an Of Counsel member.
Property owners are suing a natural service gas company, citing alleged tortious interference and trespassing.
WHEELING – An Ohio County woman’s lawsuit against a union and its business manager alleging sexual harassment and retaliatory discharge has been remanded back to state court.
MORGANTOWN – A Monongalia County business has filed a $4.5 million lawsuit against an insurance agent and insurance company, accusing them of civil conspiracy, breach of contract and bad faith.
WHEELING — An Italian festival organizer and an insurer are suing another insurance company, alleging breach of the insurance contract and common law bad faith.
HUNTINGTON – A man is suing Res-Care after he claims his employment was wrongfully terminated.
FAYETTEVILLE – Two businesses allege their property cannot lawfully be distrained because of delinquent taxes owed by a distinct corporate entity.
CHARLESTON – The insurers of a surgery center in West Virginia are seeking a judgment regarding their duties to provide coverage for sexual misconduct claims.
WHEELING – A woman is suing Hiler Buffalo after she claims she was injured at the post office when it allegedly failed to properly maintain a handrail.
CHARLESTON – Bailey & Wyant PLLC Managing Member Charles Bailey is the Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia’s 2017 Defense Attorney of the Year.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has reversed a lawsuit alleging violations of the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act.
CHARLESTON – Nigeria native and Bailey & Wyant partner Suleiman Oko-ogua has been selected as a 2017 fellow to the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity.
MARTINSBURG – A man is suing Jet Blue Airways after he claims it breached its contract and was negligent.
WHEELING – River City Ale Works is suing Wheeling National Heritage Area Corporation after it claims it wrongfully declared River City had defaulted on its lease.
CHARLESTON – The Supreme Court has ruled that 20 acres of land in Summersville meets the statutory criteria of property properly subject to annexation by minor boundary adjustment and concluded that the petition for annexation met the threshold statutory requirements.
FAYETTEVILLE – Thirty lawsuits have been filed against CSX Transportation for the 2015 train derailment that caused approximately 300 families to evacuate the area due to fires, explosions and Bakken crude oil spilling into the Kanawha River.
WHEELING – A man and his wife are suing Jay-Bee Oil & Gas after they claim two supervisors created a hostile work environment and their actions constituted assault and battery.