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Patient alleges he was sexually abused at South Charleston rehabilitation center

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 3, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Boone County man is suing a South Charleston medical facility, alleging medical negligence and sexual assault.

Man sues Thomas Memorial for medical negligence, sexual assault

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 2, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Boone County man is suing South Charleston medical facility, alleging medical negligence and sexual assault.

Logan Co. man alleges he was sexually assaulted during rehab treatment

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 2, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Logan County man is suing a South Charleston medical facility, alleging medical negligence and sexual assault.

Patient files malpractice suit against Scott Orthopedic Center over foot surgery

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 13, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A Huntington patient alleges he was injured in a 2010 foot surgery.

Estate executor alleges Logan County physician failed to diagnose bleed

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 26, 2018

LOGAN – An Ohio woman alleges her decedent died of an undiagnosed gastrointestional bleed.

Kanawha Co. woman alleges drug manufacturer, distributor caused suffering

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 13, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County woman is suing a drug manufacturer and distributor, alleging negligence and breach of warranties.

Mother, daughter hold REM Community Options responsible for sexual assault

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 7, 2018

CHARLESTON — A mother and her daughter are suing a nursing care facility, citing alleged battery, negligence and reckless hiring, training and supervision.

Beckley Health Right patient alleges negligence led to leg being amputated

By Lhalie Castillo | May 30, 2018

BECKLEY — A patient is suing Beckley Health Right, a physician and a nurse practitioner alleging negligence.

Former secretary of state investigator alleges political affiliation was factor in his termination

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 13, 2018

CHARLESTON – A former investigator for the secretary of state alleges his age and political affiliation were factors in his unlawful termination.

Two more former employees sue Secretary of State for wrongful termination

By Kyla Asbury and Chris Dickerson | Feb 8, 2018

CHARLESTON – Two more former employees are suing the West Virginia Secretary of State’s office after they claim their employment was wrongfully terminated.

Patient files suit against Scott Orthopedic Center over treatment of ankle injury

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 13, 2017

HUNTINGTON – A Kermit man alleges that his ankle fracture was not properly treated by a Huntington physician.

Motorist blames trucking company, driver for crash

By Wadi Reformado | May 15, 2017

BECKLEY — A Raleigh County man is suing a Virginia trucking company, alleging its driver caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

Settlement agreement reached in unnecessary cardiac procedure lawsuits

By Kyla Asbury | Mar 8, 2017

BECKLEY – A settlement agreement has been reached in the more than 80 lawsuits alleging unnecessary cardiac procedures occurred at Raleigh General Hospital.

Attorney Salango appointed as Kanawha County Commissioner

By Christopher Knoll | Feb 8, 2017

CHARLESTON – After almost 90 minutes of questions and answers before the Kanawha County Commission on Feb. 2, Charleston attorney Ben Salango was chosen as former Commissioner Dave Hardy’s replacement until December 2018.

Woman sues New River Electrical for car accident

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 18, 2016

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing New River Electrical Corporation after she claims she was injured in a car accident because of one of the company’s drivers.

Kanawha Co. jury awards $500,000 to injured motorcyclist trial

By Kyla Asbury | May 25, 2016

CHARLESTON – The jury in a trial involving a lumber spill on Corridor G awarded $500,000 to the motorcyclist who was injured in the incident.

Charleston man blames Lafta General Services for son’s death

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 25, 2016

CHARLESTON – A Charleston man is suing Lafta General Services Inc. for the death of his son.

Fort Gay man accuses Huntington insurance company of negligence

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 12, 2016

WAYNE – A Fort Gay man is suing Bloss & Dillard Inc. after he claims it negligently included a certain endorsement in his policy.

Woman says Charleston doctor sexually assaulted her during procedure

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 6, 2016

CHARLESTON – A 25-year-old woman is suing Dr. Steven R. Matulis after she claims he sexually assaulted her during a procedure. Charleston Gastroenterology Associates was also named as a defendant in the suit. On Feb. 16, T.W. presented to Charleston Area Medical Center for a colonoscopy procedure to be performed by Matulis and immediately before the procedure, she was administered a short-acting anesthetic Propofol and was rendered unconscious, according to a complaint filed April 5 in Kanawha

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