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Wellsburg man alleges Thermos product exploded, blinded him in one eye

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 13, 2018

CHARLESTON— A Wellsburg couple is suing Thermos, alleging a design and manufacturing defect.

Consumer alleges deceptive debt collection practices

By Lhalie Castillo | May 9, 2018

WHEELING — An Ohio County woman has filed a class action lawsuit against a mortgage corporation, alleging misleading representation.

Cabell Co. woman accuses debt collectors of unlawful practices

By Lhalie Castillo | May 1, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A Cabell County woman has filed a class action lawsuit against debt collectors, alleging unlawful debt collection practices.

Former patient blames Wheeling health care providers for knee problems

By Philip Gonzales | Apr 11, 2018

WHEELING — A former patient is suing Wheeling health care providers, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries to the plaintiff''s knee.

Son blames health care providers for father's death

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 28, 2018

NEW MARTINSVILLE — A Wetzel County man is suing local health care providers, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and death to his father.

Consumer claims Huron Law Group, others unlawfully used financial information

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 5, 2018

CHARLESTON – A Putnam County consumer alleges debt consolidation companies unlawfully used her private financial information to advertise their services.

Settlement reached in WVU sexual assault lawsuit

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 20, 2017

CLARKSBURG – A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit against West Virginia University alleging a former student was sexually assaulted and the school mishandled her report of the rape.

Parkersburg warehouse fire cases removed to federal court

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 22, 2017

CHARLESTON – Three class-action lawsuits over a Parkersburg warehouse fire have been removed to federal court.

Federal judge OKs $5M settlement in ERISA case against TIAA

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 26, 2017

NEW YORK – Attorneys with a West Virginia-based law firm worked on a $5 million settlement in a retirement benefits lawsuit with TIAA.​​​​​​

Federal judge gives water crisis settlement preliminary approval

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 29, 2017

CHARLESTON – A federal judge has granted preliminary approval on the settlement involving the January 2014 water crisis.

Statutory penalty of nearly $11 million imposed against Quicken Loans

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 25, 2017

WHEELING – A statutory penalty of nearly $11 million was imposed on Quicken Loans by a federal judge in a class action lawsuit.

Two drug distribution lawsuits removed to federal court

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 8, 2017

CHARLESTON – Lawsuits filed by Chapmanville Mayor Raaimie Barker and the Mercer County Commission against the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy and multiple drug distributors have been removed to federal court.

WVSU groundwater contamination lawsuit removed to federal court

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 28, 2017

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia State University Board of Governors’ lawsuit against Dow Chemical alleging groundwater contamination has been removed to federal court.

Settlement affirmed in Taurus pistol class action lawsuit

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 10, 2017

CHARLESTON – A settlement has been affirmed in a Taurus pistol class action lawsuit filed by Charleston law firm Bailey & Glasser.

Federal judge shoots down water crisis settlement proposal

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 7, 2017

CHARLESTON – A federal judge has nixed a proposed class action settlement regarding the 2014 Elk River chemical spill. U.S. District Judge John Copenhaver Jr. on July 6 issued an order denying the proposal. He denied it without prejudice, meaning the parties can refile a revised agreement.

Four drug distributor lawsuits removed to federal court

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 5, 2017

CHARLESTON – Four lawsuits against drug distributors for allegedly contributing to the opiate epidemic have been removed to federal court. The lawsuits were filed by Mayor Charles Sparks, on behalf of the town of Kermit; Mayor Vivian Livinggood, on behalf of the town of Gilbert; Mayor Reba Honaker, on behalf of the city of Welch; and the Lincoln County Commission.

Berry Energy sues Antero, Chesapeake for nearly $300,000

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 21, 2017

CLARKSBURG – Berry Energy Inc. is suing Antero Resources Corporation after it claims Antero improperly withheld nearly $300,000. Chesapeake Appalachia LLC was also named as a defendant in the suit.

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.

N.C. federal judge triples damages in Dish Network telemarketing lawsuit

By Kyla Asbury | May 26, 2017

CHARLESTON – A federal judge in North Carolina has tripled the damages to $61.34 million in a lawsuit against Dish Network alleging Telephone Consumer Protection Act violations in a case worked on by a Charleston-based law firm.

Customer accuses consumer reporting agency of inaccuracies

By Philip Gonzales | May 22, 2017

MARTINSBURG — A customer has filed a class action lawsuit against a consumer reporting agency, alleging inaccurate reporting.

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