MOUNDSVILLE – The owner of 56 Marcellus wells in Marshall County allege the wells were overvalued.
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CHARLESTON – Steptoe & Johnson attorney Kathy G. Beckett was recognized recently for her reputation in environmental law by being named a fellow of The American College of Environmental Lawyers, according to a statement released by the firm.
BECKLEY – Pinnacle Mining has agreed to pay more $1.236 million to a individuals who alleged they experienced property damages due to the company’s underground mining activities.
WHEELING – A judge has granted in part and denied in part a motion to dismiss a lawsuit alleging injuries an employee suffered in a car accident.
CHARLESTON – Michael Stuart, a former state Republican chairman and a member of the law firm of Steptoe & Johnson, was nominated in September by President Donald Trump to become the U.S. attorney for the southern half of West Virginia.
CHARLESTON – A Chesapeake business is alleged to have failed to pay for fuel it purchased.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has filed a memorandum decision, siding with Steptoe & Johnson in a lawsuit filed by a former legal secretary who claimed she was never given a fair shot.
BECKLEY – A woman is suing Lowe’s Home Centers after she claims she was injured after staining her deck.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that the Mass Litigation Panel’s application of the public policy exception was clearly erroneous in a case alleging exposure to coal combustion residuals from a landfill owned by American Electric Power Company.
HUNTINGTON – A man is suing Huntington Health & Rehab after he claims its nursing staff was negligent and caused him injuries.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that the West Virginia Department of Education has qualified immunity and that the plaintiff’s claims are not sufficient enough to overcome the DOE’s qualified immunity.
WHEELING – A couple is suing C&J Well Services after they claim it and others are responsible for injuries sustained in a vehicle accident.
CHARLESTON – A couple is suing Arch Coal and Coal-Mac after they claim the companies are responsible for work-related injuries.
CHARLESTON – A man is suing Patriot Coal after he claims it wrongfully terminated his employment.
HOUSTON – Steptoe & Johnson representatives recently took part in one of the largest networking expos relating to the oil and gas industry, the North American Prospect Expo (NAPE), marking the firm’s eight year of involvement with the energy summit.
BECKLEY – A Greenbrier County woman is suing TransAmerica Premier Life Insurance Company after she claims it breached its contract with her.
MORGANTOWN – A Monongalia Circuit Court judge has dismissed part of a lawsuit against West Virginia University that alleged that a former employee was discriminated against and retaliated against. Circuit Judge Phillip D.
MARTINSBURG – PNGI Charles Town Gaming LLC is suing York Building Products Co. Inc. after it claims the sand it purchased was contaminated with rocks.
NEW MARTINSVILLE – Statoil USA Onshore Properties Inc. is suing the Wetzel County Commission for tax errors it claims were made that the commission failed to fix.
WHEELING – Statoil USA Onshore Properties Inc. is suing the Ohio County Commission after it claims tax errors were made and the commission refused an application of the principle of exoneration.