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Texas officials were 'in over their heads' when they struck deals with opioid lawyers

By Dan Fisher | Aug 16, 2018

When it hired outside lawyers to represent it in lawsuits against the opioid industry, Harris County agreed to pay a contingency fee of 35%, more than double the rate in Dallas County and equal to the highest in the state.

Woman alleges Putnam Co. nursing home negligence caused mother's death

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 5, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A daughter is suing a Putnam County health care facility, alleging medical negligence led to the death of her mother.

Cabell County motorist alleges another driver caused collision

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 13, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A Cabell County motorist is suing a vehicle owner and operator, alleging negligence caused injuries.

Widow names drivers, Dart Trucking and Calgon Carbon in suit over husband's fatal I-64 accident

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 7, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A widow is seeking damages from multiple entities over a collision on Interstate 64 that caused her husband's death.

Lawsuit filed over interstate crash

By From staff reports | Jan 22, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A lawsuit was filed over a crash off of Interstate 64 where a vehicle fell approximately 100 feet over a bridge and the driver of the vehicle was killed.

Federal opioid judge makes plaintiffs lawyers play musical chairs

By Record News | Jan 16, 2018

CLEVELAND – Plaintiff lawyers in national opioid litigation chose their executive committee so poorly that a federal judge made them choose again. A protest against the original committee had rung out from West Virginia. As a result, four lawyers lost seats, and five replaced them.

West Virginia's latest epidemic: opioid lawsuits

By The West Virginia Record | Aug 22, 2017

West Virginians first had to face the epidemic of addiction to opioids. Now there’s an epidemic of opioid lawsuits. Who's responsible for the first epidemic, in addition to the drug abusers, is subject to dispute. The ones responsible for the second epidemic are known.

Huntington firm leading group filing opioid cases across the country

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 18, 2017

HUNTINGTON – A Huntington-based firm is leading a legal team that recently has filed nearly a dozen federal lawsuits on behalf of government agencies from Ohio and Alabama against drug companies for their alleged role in the opioid epidemic.

Cardinal Health files motion for summary judgment in opioid lawsuits

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 15, 2017

CHARLESTON – Cardinal Health has filed a motion for summary judgment or partial summary judgment as to all claims.

Man claims medical professionals to blame for son’s injuries

By Kyla Asbury | May 16, 2017

HUNTINGTON – A man is suing the United States after he claims his son suffered severe injuries from a medical professional’s deviation from the standard of care.

Employee blames railroad company for back injuries

By Wadi Reformado | May 15, 2017

PINEVILLE — An employee is suing a railroad company, alleging its negligence led to him being injured.

Retired firefighter sues Huntington, mayor over health benefits

By Kyla Asbury | Mar 23, 2017

HUNTINGTON – A retired firefighter is suing the city of Huntington and Mayor Steve Williams after he claims the city wrongfully altered his health benefits.

Cabell, Kanawha commissions file lawsuits against drug distributors

By Kyla Asbury | Mar 9, 2017

CHARLESTON – The Cabell and Kanawha County Commissions have filed lawsuits against four drug distributors and five pharmacies they claim contributed to the state’s prescription drug epidemic.

More counties considering lawsuits against drug wholesalers

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 13, 2017

HUNTINGTON – Several West Virginia counties are considering taking legal action against the drug wholesalers who shipped millions of painkillers into the state and fueled the opioid epidemic.

Mother blames foster care provider for infant daughter's death

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 10, 2017

CHARLESTON — A Mingo County woman is suing a foster care provider, alleging insufficient measures and negligence caused her daughter's death.

Wayne County man blames goat ranch for horse injuries

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 23, 2016

WAYNE – A Wayne County man is suing Spring Branch Bore Goat Ranch after he claims he was injured while feeding horses.

Ohio man blames HIMG, others for wife’s death

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 22, 2016

HUNTINGTON – An Ohio man is suing HIMG after he claims it is responsible for his wife’s death. Ultimate Health Services Inc. is doing business as Huntington Internal Medical Group.

Huntington attorney wins 9 percent of W.Va. primary vote in presidential race

By Kyla Asbury | May 23, 2016

HUNTINGTON – Huntington attorney Paul Farrell Jr. won 9 percent of the vote in last week’s state primary election.

Wayne Co. man sues Mountaineer Contractors for breach

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 8, 2016

WAYNE – A Prichard man is suing Mountaineer Contractors Inc. after he claims it breached an agreement with him. Samuel A. Brown owns and resides on 12.642 acres in Butler District of Wayne County in Prichard, according to a complaint filed Jan. 6 in Wayne Circuit Court.

Woman sues City of Charleston for property damages

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 26, 2016

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing the City of Charleston after she claims it is responsible for damages that occurred to her personal property.

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