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Couple blames multiple defendants for truck crash that injured husband

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County husband and wife are suing multiple defendants, alleging negligence in failing to prevent the crash of a tanker truck. 

Walker campaign unveils ad to counter 'false' attack

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.

A few more lawsuits filed related to 2014 chemical spill

CHARLESTON – A handful of lawsuits were filed Friday related to 2014’s Elk River Chemical Spill. Saturday, Jan. 9, was the two-year anniversary of the incident that left about 300,000 residents without access to tap water for nine days.

Eastern Associated Coal sued by widow claiming negligence in husband's death

MADISON – A Foster widow is suing her deceased husband's former employer over claims an electrical accident led to her husband's death.

Wyoming Co. miner accuses coal mines of harmful safety violations

PINEVILLE – A former coal miner says violations of safety rules by Big River Mining and other previous employers subjected him to harmful coal and silica dust.

Wife accuses Commonwealth Mining of husband’s wrongful death

BECKLEY – The wife of a forklift operator for Commonwealth Mining says a supervisor’s alleged mistake cost her husband his life.

Wyoming Co. man blames mining companies for lung disease

PINEVILLE – A Wyoming County couple is suing several mining companies, alleging they are to blame for the husband's lung disease.

Wheeling Jesuit parents sue dead son's attackers, bars that served them

WHEELING – The parents of a former Wheeling Jesuit University student have filed a federal lawsuit against the two men who allegedly “viciously attacked” their son, resulting in his death, and the two Wheeling bars that allegedly served the men. Thomas and Valerie Figaniak filed the lawsuit on behalf of their son, Kevin Figaniak, who was a 21-year-old student at Wheeling Jesuit in 2013. The Figaniaks filed their lawsuit Aug. 24 in the U.S.

Wyoming County couple sue mining corporation over injuries from coal dust

PINEVILLE -- A Wyoming County couple is suing over claims that the husband suffered permanent disability after working for years in negligently managed mines.

Couple blames mine for man's injuries

PINEVILLE — A Wyoming County couple filed a lawsuit against a coal mining operation, its affiliate and four individuals for alleged liability in a 2014 workplace incident.

Bob Evans fatal meatloaf case moved to federal court

RIPLEY – Bob Evans has asked to remove a case claiming the restaurant chain's meatloaf is to blame for the deaths of two Jackson County residents to federal court.

Widow blames mine for husband's death

PINEVILLE – A Nicholas County woman is suing over claims her husband died when he was crushed by an illegally modified maintenance scoop while working in a coal mine.

Family claims Bob Evans' meals led to couple's deaths

RIPLEY – The family of a Jackson County couple is suing over claims they both became severely ill after eating a Bob Evans meal and the deterioration of their health allegedly led to their deaths.

On-the-job injury results in lawsuit

WINFIELD -- A Ripley couple is suing after the husband is injured while working.

Perdue sues more insurers for unclaimed property law violations

WINFIELD – Less than a month before November’s general election, the state treasurer again has accused 10 insurance companies of failing to comply with the state’s Uniform Unclaimed Property Act.

Perdue files lawsuits against insurers in Putnam Co.

Perdue WINFIELD – The incumbent state treasurer has selected the county of his opponent in November's election to file suit against nearly a dozen insurance companies for failing to turn over unclaimed proceeds to his office.

WVU: Big East's motion to dismiss 'poorly veiled' move

LaCagnin MORGANTOWN - Lawyers for West Virginia University called the Big East Conference's legal argument in a motion to dismiss filed last week "self-defeating" and said the conference's move was a "poorly veiled attempt" at changing venues.

Ga. man says AEP to blame for father's death

CHARLESTON – A Georgia man blames Appalachian Power for causing his father's death, saying it failed to provide protective equipment that would have prevented his father from falling more than two stories.

Man says wreck in Isuzu caused his paralysis

HUNTINGTON –- A man claims he became paralyzed after his 1999 Isuzu Rodeo rolled over and his seatbelt unlatched in an interstate accident.

Man blames AEP for burns

HUNTINGTON -– A man blames American Electric Power for severe burns and neurotic damage he incurred while working close to a live electrical wire.