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Danville couple accuses contractor of unsafe work conditions

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 26, 2018

WELCH — A Danville couple is suing a McDowell County contractor, alleging unsafe work conditions.

Mechanic accuses Dow, Union Carbide, others of negligence, discrimination

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 11, 2018

CHARLESTON — An Ohio mechanic is suing joint venture partners, alleging negligence and discrimination.

Veteran program manager alleges age discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | May 16, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A longtime program manager is suing a Kentucky corporation, alleging age discrimination and wrongful termination.

Man sues Res-Care for wrongful termination of employment

By Record staff | May 8, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A man is suing Res-Care after he claims his employment was wrongfully terminated.

Ohio family alleges drunk driving in child's death

By Philip Gonzales | Apr 20, 2018

BECKLEY — An Ohio mother and children are suing a vehicle driver and convenience store operators, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and death.

Former employees sue Charleston Newspapers for age discrimination

By From staff reports | Nov 3, 2017

CHARLESTON – Three former employees are suing Charleston Newspapers after they claim they were discriminated against due to their ages.

Man sues Precision CEO, other employee for wrongful termination

By From staff reports | Oct 27, 2017

WHEELING – A man is suing the CEO of Precision LLC and another employee after he claims they wrongfully terminated his employment.

Woman accuses St. Mary’s of wrongful termination

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 25, 2017

HUNTINGTON – A woman is suing St. Mary’s Medical Center after she claims her employment was wrongfully terminated.

Woman sues Sherwin-Williams for work injuries

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 21, 2017

BECKLEY – A woman is suing the Sherwin-Williams Company after she claims she was injured while working. An unknown, unnamed woman who has a business relationship with Sherwin-Williams, was also named as a defendant in the suit.

Woman sues Logan-Mingo Area Mental Health for wrongful termination

By Kyla Asbury | May 5, 2017

WILLIAMSON – A Dingess woman is suing Longa-Mingo Area Mental Health Inc. after she claims her employment was wrongfully terminated when she refused to falsify documents.

Two lawsuits filed against Blackhawk Mining for discrimination

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 23, 2017

CHARLESTON – Two lawsuits have been filed against Blackhawk Mining and one of its supervisors after the plaintiffs claim they were discriminated against. Rodney Robinette was employed by the defendants in June 2005 and on Dec. 14, 2014, he was advised he was being terminated as part of a companywide layoff, according to one of the complaints, which was filed in October in Boone Circuit Court and removed to federal court on Dec. 28.

Consol files answer to complaint alleging work injuries, denies all allegations

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 19, 2016

HUNTINGTON – Consol of Kentucky Inc. filed an answer to a lawsuit alleging work injuries occurred at its Twin Branch surface mine in Mingo County.

Man accuses Precision LLC of discrimination, wrongful termination

By Kyla Asbury | May 9, 2016

WHEELING – A man is suing Precision LLC after he claims it discriminated against him and wrongfully terminated his employment.

Defendant in Greenbrier Minerals lawsuit files motion to dismiss

By Kyla Asbury | May 3, 2016

BECKLEY – One of the defendants in a lawsuit against Greenbrier Minerals filed a motion to dismiss for failure to timely serve.

Hobby Lobby wants injury lawsuit removed to federal court

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 28, 2016

HUNTINGTON – A woman is suing Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. after she claims she was injured on its property.

Former employee says Otis Elevator fired her because of pregnancy

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 7, 2016

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman is suing Otis Elevator Company after she claims it fired her because she was pregnant and needed to be put on bed rest. Rebecca A. Hunter was employed by Otis for more than six years as its officer manager for its Big Chimney location, according to a complaint filed March 21 in Kanawha Circuit Court.

Couple blames CONSOL for man's work injuries

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 5, 2016

HUNTINGTON – A couple is suing CONSOL of Kentucky after they claim injuries were sustained on its premises during the course of employment.

Woman blames Hobby Lobby for injuries from fall

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 4, 2016

HUNTINGTON – A woman is suing Hobby Lobby after she claims she was injured when she fell in the store’s parking lot. Schottenstein Property Group Inc. and Schottenstein Property Group LLC were also named as defendants in the suit. On Jan. 16, 2014, Saundra Kay Morrison was exiting Hobby Lobby in order to return to her vehicle after making purchases, according to a complaint filed Jan. 8 in Cabell Circuit Court.

Man says Greenbrier Minerals wrongfully terminated him

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 21, 2015

BECKLEY – A man is suing Greenbrier Minerals LLC after he claims his employment was wrongfully terminated in violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act. Nathan Brada was also named as a defendant in the suit. John T.

Chapmanville man claims disability discrimination following termination from market

By Amy Roberts | Dec 17, 2015

LOGAN – A Logan County man is suing his former employer, a grocery store in Logan, over claims of disability discrimination that resulted in his being wrongfully terminated.

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