Kanawha Circuit Court News

Charleston nursing home resident allegedly not provided with sufficient staff

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 14, 2018

CHARLESTON — A personal representative is suing Charleston health care facilities, alleging negligent supervision.

Investors allege Florida company owes $1.9 million in compensatory damages

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 14, 2018

CHARLESTON — Investors are suing Steve Gorlin and The Gorlin Companies LLC, businessman and investment company, citing alleged breach of contract, promissory estoppel/detrimental reliance, negligence, fraud, civil conspiracy, constructive trust.

Family member alleges health care providers' negligence caused relative's death

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 14, 2018

CHARLESTON — An estate executor is suing South Charleston health care providers, alleging negligence caused a relative's death.

Matulis gets up to 5 years in prison

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 13, 2018

CHARLESTON — Charleston physician Steven Matulis has been sentenced to prison for one count of sexual abuse.

Physician assistant alleges disability discrimination in firing

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 13, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County physician assistant is suing the state medical board, alleging disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Disc jockey alleges Moose lodge's negligence caused him to fall

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 12, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Cross Lanes man is suing a Kanawha County Moose lodge, alleging negligence caused him to suffer injuries.

Insurance company alleges roofing contractor owes more than $12,000

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 12, 2018

CHARLESTON — An insurance company is suing an Elkview roofing contractor, alleging breach of an insurance contract and unjust enrichment.

Auto parts supplier alleges business customer owes $38,000

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 12, 2018

CHARLESTON — Advance Auto Parts is suing a Kanawha County business customer, alleging failure to pay more than $38,000 for purchased products.

Telephone directory alleges two Charleston attorneys owe $138,000

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 9, 2018

CHARLESTON — A directory company is suing two attorneys, alleging breach of contract.

Customer alleges Piggly Wiggly negligence caused fall, injuries

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 9, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Charleston woman is suing Piggly Wiggly, alleging negligence caused injuries to the plaintiff.

Woman accuses car repair service of intentional misrepresentation

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 9, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Charleston motor vehicle owner is suing a Dunbar auto repair service, alleging fraud and conversion.

Salango honored, ready to get to work as Kanawha County's newest circuit judge

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 8, 2018

CHARLESTON – Tera Salango still is trying to let it all soak in. “It feels good,” Salango said just hours after winning in the Nov. 6 election to become Kanawha County’s newest circuit judge. “I’m excited. It still hasn’t set in, but I’m excited and ready to get to work.

Daughter blames Charleston health care providers for mother's death

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 8, 2018

CHARLESTON — A daughter is suing Charleston health care providers, alleging negligence led to the death of her mother.

Charleston home buyer accuses real estate agents, contractors of fraud

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 8, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Charleston home buyer is suing real estate agents and contractors, alleging negligent misrepresentation.

Morrisey named in suit over 2017 car accident

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 7, 2018

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General and U.S. Senate candidate Patrick Morrisey has been named as a defendant in a lawsuit regarding a 2017 auto accident.

Fayette County customer alleges GM distributed unsafe vehicle

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 7, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Fayette County customer is suing General Motors, alleging breach of express and implied warranties.

Town of Belle accuses business owners of ordinance violation

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 7, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County town is suing an auto detailing shop, alleging failure to pay business and occupation taxes.

Supplier alleges St. Albans hotel operator owes $22,000

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 6, 2018

CHARLESTON — A supplier is suing a St. Albans hotel operator, alleging unpaid goods.

Fayette Co. couple alleges CAMC's negligence led to stillbirth

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 5, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Fayette County husband and wife are suing a Charleston medical facility, alleging negligence.

Account executive accuses insurance company of wrongful termination

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 5, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County man is suing an insurance agency, alleging age discrimination, breach of employment contract, and wrongful termination.

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