CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ordered the annulment of a Logan attorney’s law license, ruling that his egregious violations of the standards of the legal profession warrant the harshest punishment available.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that a Raleigh County school cook was not injured on the job. Kanetha Glover appealed the decision of the West Virginia Workers’ Compensation Board of Review, according to the Feb. 23 memorandum decision.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has issued a ruling that a permanent partial disability award of 3 percent to a medical billing employee of Professional Imaging Inc. was proper.
A dozen roses, a heart-shaped box of chocolates, dinner at a fancy restaurant – those are some of the more common gifts given and received on Valentine's Day. Joshua Sheets of Danville might have settled for a cute little card signed in crayon by a secret admirer asking him to “Be Mine.” That would have been preferable to the unique Valentine's present that the Boone County attorney did receive this year.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority has granted $1.68 million for projects around the state in 2018. Counties can receive grants of up to $100,000 each to modify existing courthouses or to build new facilities. Counties must provide at least a 20 percent match and can apply for a grant each year.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court has annulled the law license of a Danville attorney after he apparently was involved in drug abuse, shoplifting and receiving and transferring stolen property.
Have you ever been invited to dine at Justice Robin Davis' home? No? Neither have we. We hear she lays out a sumptuous spread, though, as exemplified by the dinner she hosted for circuit court judges at her home in the fall of 2013. Among the many delectable buffet items to nosh on were asparagus wrapped in prosciutto, artichoke tartlets, seared tuna on sesame crackers, pork tenderloin with apricot chutney, roasted red pepper and mushroom and artichoke pasta, and leek and pancetta and mushroom panzanella.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A fundamental of our legal system is that each person is responsible for his or her own conduct, not that of another person. This same principle applies in the area of product liability law in that a manufacturer should only be responsible for its own product, not that of a competitor.
MORGANTOWN – West Virginia MetroNews statewide correspondent Brad McElhinny reported last Friday, “a rumor has been circulating in recent days that federal authorities have been interviewing (State Supreme) Court officials.”