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Interpreter claims state DHHR breached contract

Philip Gonzales Sep. 20, 2017, 10:00am

CHARLESTON – A Fairmont man contracted as an interpreter for Mildred Mitchell-Bateman Hospital alleges his contract was not honored.

Woman accuses St. Mary’s of wrongful termination

Kyla Asbury Aug. 25, 2017, 9:14am

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

Kyla Asbury Jun. 21, 2017, 10:54am

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.

Sales associate blames Sherwin-Williams for head injuries

Philip Gonzales May 19, 2017, 8:56am

BECKLEY — A Fayette County woman is suing Sherwin-Williams, alleging its negligence led to her head injury.

Former employee accuses Hurricane Chevrolet of discrimination

Kyla Asbury May 10, 2017, 2:48pm

WINFIELD – A man is suing Hurricane Chevrolet after he claims it discriminated against him and refused to give him light duty work after he had surgery.

Two lawsuits filed against Blackhawk Mining for discrimination

Kyla Asbury Jan. 23, 2017, 12:22pm

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

Kyla Asbury Jul. 19, 2016, 4:43pm

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

Kyla Asbury May 9, 2016, 1:35pm

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

Kyla Asbury May 3, 2016, 11:53am

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

Kyla Asbury Apr. 28, 2016, 2:02pm

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

Kyla Asbury Apr. 7, 2016, 2:50pm

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

Kyla Asbury Apr. 5, 2016, 12:42pm

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

Kyla Asbury Feb. 4, 2016, 12:29pm

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.

Woman accuses female boss of sexual advances, discrimination

Kyla Asbury Dec. 10, 2015, 11:40am

LOGAN – A Mallory woman is suing Three Mile Curve Operations LLC after she claims she was discriminated against because she rebuffed her supervisor’s advances. Kathy Cox was also named as a defendant in the suit. Kristi D.

Kentucky man accuses Cabell Huntington Hospital of discrimination

Robbie Hargett Nov. 17, 2015, 9:41am

HUNTINGTON – A Kentucky man is suing his former employer, a Cabell County hospital, over claims of disability discrimination that led to his termination. Benny A. Ooten of Catlettsburg filed a lawsuit in Cabell Circuit Court against Cabell Huntington Hospital, alleging disability discrimination in violation of the West Virginia Human Rights Act.

Former Ravenswood city clerk files discrimation suit against city

Kyla Asbury Nov. 16, 2015, 12:36pm

RIPLEY – A man is suing the City of Ravenswood after he claims his employment was wrongfully terminated. Michael McCann was employed by the City of Ravenswood as a city clerk from Nov. 2, 2011, until his termination on Aug. 19, 2014, according to a complaint filed in Jackson Circuit Court. McCann claims as part of his job responsibilities, he was responsible for reconciling the accounts pertaining to the city's water department and in early 2014, he began to notice discrepancies between the bi

Man accuses Putnam Co. construction company of discrimination

Kyla Asbury Nov. 16, 2015, 12:02pm

HUNTINGTON – A man is suing Davis H. Elliot Construction Company Inc. after he claims it discriminated against him and wrongfully terminated his employment. Shannon L. Meade was employed by the defendant at its Scott Depot location from Feb. 2 until June, according to a complaint filed in Putnam Circuit Court and removed to federal court.

Fayette Co. man accuses Little Caesars of wrongful termination

Taylor Morse Nov. 3, 2015, 10:48am

FAYETTEVILLE – A Fayette County man has sued his former employer over allegations of unlawful termination.