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John Howerton Honda alleges it is still owed $26,000 for vehicle

Philip Gonzales Oct. 19, 2017, 1:30pm

BECKLEY – A Beckley auto dealer alleges that a Princeton auto sales company failed to pay in full for a vehicle.

Woman sues Boone County Assessor’s Office for wrongful termination

From staff reports Sep. 29, 2017, 1:49pm

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing the Boone County Assessor’s Office after she claims her employment was wrongfully terminated and politically motivated.

Justice companies agree to settle with flood cleanup contractor

Kyla Asbury Aug. 9, 2017, 2:03pm

BECKLEY – Three companies owned by Gov. Jim Justice have agreed to settle a lawsuit with BMS CAT for cleaning up and restoring The Greenbrier after last year’s flooding.

Man sues Doddridge County Commission for wrongful termination

Kyla Asbury Jul. 24, 2017, 2:02pm

CLARKSBURG – A man is suing the Doddridge County Commission after he claims it wrongfully terminated his employment and interfered with other offers of prospective employment.

Supreme Court reinstates lawsuit involving pit bull attack, death

Kyla Asbury May 19, 2017, 6:34pm

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has reinstated a lawsuit against a dog warden by the widow of a man who was fatally mauled by pit bulls while taking a walk in 2009.

Man sues Jet Blue Airways for delay, causing him to miss connecting flight

Kyla Asbury May 16, 2017, 2:28pm

MARTINSBURG – A man is suing Jet Blue Airways after he claims it breached its contract and was negligent.

Woman sues Kroger for knee injury at Putnam Co. store

Kyla Asbury Jan. 20, 2017, 1:10pm

HUNTINGTON – A woman is suing Kroger after she claims she was injured at Kroger when she slipped and fell on water on the floor.

Greenbrier, others respond to flood restoration lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Jan. 9, 2017, 4:54pm

BECKLEY – Governor-elect Jim Justice’s companies have filed an answer to BMS CAT’s lawsuit alleging they did not pay for flood restoration and cleanup work that was undertaken at The Greenbrier after the flooding in June.

Woman sues Ramey Motors for violating Truth in Lending Act

Kyla Asbury Nov. 21, 2016, 10:14am

BECKLEY – A woman is suing Ramey Motors Inc. after she claims it listed her as a primary purchaser of a vehicle when she had only agreed to cosign for her grandson.

Law firm raises money for MS, local artists

Kate Jacobson Nov. 9, 2016, 11:38am

The event has special meaning to the firm, as one of its attorneys suffers from multiple sclerosis.

Couple sues New River Community & Technical College for professor’s harassment

Kyla Asbury Oct. 11, 2016, 4:37pm

BECKLEY – A couple is suing New River Community & Technical College after they claim a professor sent inappropriate pictures and text messages.

Appalachian Bible College sues Foremost Industries for not making promised donation

Kyla Asbury Aug. 1, 2016, 3:18pm

BECKLEY – Appalachian Bible College is suing Foremost Industries Inc. after it claims the company failed to give a $4 million donation it promised the school.

Lawsuit alleging injury at Chief Logan State Park transferred to Logan County

Kyla Asbury Jul. 27, 2016, 3:16pm

LOGAN – A lawsuit alleging injuries at Chief Logan State Park originally filed in Kanawha Circuit Court has been transferred to Logan Circuit Court.

Trial set for MillerCoors truck shifting load lawsuit

Kyla Asbury May 2, 2016, 1:16pm

ELKINS – A trial date has been set in a lawsuit against MillerCoors alleging the company’s negligence caused injuries.

Kanawha judge dismisses former Metro 911 employee's lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Apr. 18, 2016, 6:52pm

CHARLESTON – A lawsuit against Metro 911 by a former employee has been dismissed from Kanawha Circuit Court.

Court denies Beckley’s motion to dismiss in retirement lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Apr. 18, 2016, 6:50pm

CHARLESTON – Kanawha Circuit Court Judge Carrie L. Webster has denied the City of Beckley’s motion to dismiss in a lawsuit against it for allegedly failing to properly submit retirement paperwork. “This court finds that West Virginia Code … does not prohibit plaintiff’s claims against this defendant,” the March 6 order states. “This court finds that the plaintiff may pursue his cause of action under his public policy retaliation claim at this time.”

Ruggier MS Golf Tournament set for May 9

Kyla Asbury Apr. 14, 2016, 1:40pm

CHARLESTON – The Second Annual Duane Ruggier MS Golf Tournament is scheduled for May 9 at Berry Hills Country Club in Charleston. All proceeds for the tournament will go to the MS Society. Duane Ruggier II, an attorney at Pullin Fowler Flanagan Brown & Poe in Charleston, said it is a great honor that the tournament has been named after him.

Praising Benjamin: When saying the least says the most

Kevin Robinson Mar. 28, 2016, 7:37am

BECKLEY – I had not been practicing law very long when I first met Justice Brent Benjamin, but longtime observers of the state Supreme Court have told me him taking a seat on the bench in 2005 brought a refreshing perspective to the Court.

Jury says Charleston-Kanawha Housing Authority not negligent in injury suit

Kyla Asbury Mar. 14, 2016, 12:30pm

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha Circuit Court judge has entered a final judgment in a lawsuit against Charleston-Kanawha Housing Authority after a two-day trial. Circuit Judge James C. Stucky entered the final judgment after a trial occurred on Feb. 22 and 23.

Foodfair denies blame in defective M&M lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Feb. 29, 2016, 3:56pm

WAYNE – Foodfair Inc. filed an answer to the plaintiff’s complaint in a lawsuit against it and Mars Chocolate North America LLC alleging an object was in a bag of peanut M&Ms that caused the plaintiff to break a tooth. In its answer, Foodfair stated that there has been no proof whatsoever that it sold the alleged defective product in the case and/or caused the object at issue to be in Sue Osborne’s food, however, if the M&Ms at issue were sold by Foodfair, it was merchantable and fit for the int