Kanawha Circuit Court News

Worker accuses Kanawha County design firm of racial discrimination

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 24, 2018

CHARLESTON — A worker is suing a Kanawha County design firm, alleging racial discrimination and a hostile work environment.

Resident alleges nursing home's negligence cause her to suffer wound infection

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 24, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County woman is suing a Dunbar nursing home, alleging negligent supervision led to her suffering a wound infection.

CAMC employee alleges he was subjected to workplace harassment

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 21, 2018

CHARLESTON — An employee is suing a Charleston medical facility, alleging racial discrimination and a hostile work environment.

Boston roofer alleges another roofing business owes more than $7,400

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 20, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Boston roofing company is suing a West Virginia roofer business, alleging it owes more than $7,400 for breach of contract.

Ford customer alleges dealer sold defective vehicle

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 20, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County customer is suing a Charleston Ford automobile dealer, alleging breach of contract and negligent misrepresentation.

$22 million in legal fees for them. But they did it for you

By The West Virginia Record | Sep 18, 2018

Roughly 200,000 plaintiffs will split $73 million in compensation for damages from the 2014 Elk River chemical spill. Roughly 20 law firms will split nearly a third as much in attorneys’ fees.

Woman files suit against South Charleston doctor over husband's death

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 18, 2018

CHARLESTON – A widow alleges a South Charleston physician was negligent in his care of her late husband in 2017 and that the negligence caused his death.

Change of slope in ramp at Cedar Grove Furniture alleged to have caused customer's fall

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 18, 2018

CHARLESTON – A power of attorney alleges that a shopper at a Kanawha County furniture store was injured in a fall caused by a ramp.

Boll Medical alleged to owe Drive Medical for goods ordered and delivered

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 18, 2018

CHARLESTON – A Charleston company is alleged to owe more than $29,000 for goods it ordered from a New York business.

Huntington Bancshares accused of breach of fiduciary duty

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 18, 2018

CHARLESTON — Two trust beneficiaries are suing Huntington Bancshares a Huntington bank, alleging breach of trust and breach of fiduciary duty.

House Democrats critical of Warner as four wrongful terminations suits are settled

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 18, 2018

CHARLESTON – Democratic leaders of the House of Delegates are criticizing spending and practices in Secretary of State Mac Warner’s office, even calling for his impeachment.

Lawsuit filed against nightclub, owner for death of patron

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 14, 2018

The New Boondocks bar and its owner face a lawsuit in the shooting death of a young father.

Inmate's suicide leads to allegations of negligence against jail officials

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 14, 2018

The West Virginia Regional Jail Authority and its medical provider face allegations of negligence after an inmate was found hanging in his cell.

JP Morgan Chase alleges guarantor owes $118,000

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 13, 2018

CHARLESTON — JPMorgan Chase is suing a Kanawha County man, alleging breach of a guaranty agreement.

State insurance commissioner alleges employer violated workers compensation laws

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 13, 2018

CHARLESTON — The state insurance commissioner is suing a pet business owner, alleging violation of workers compensation acts.

Customer alleges National Tire negligence caused vehicle to crash

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 12, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County customer is suing National Tire, alleging unlawful sales.

Randolph Co. student accuses boards of education of negligent hiring

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 12, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Randolph County student is suing two boards of education, alleging violation of racial, sexual, religious/ethnic harassment and violence policy, breach of duty of trust, negligent hiring, training and supervision, negligent investigation and protection of student confidentiality, negligent infliction of emotional distress.

Charleston homeowner alleges contractor failed to do proper work

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 11, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Charleston homeowner is suing contractors, alleging breach of contract.

Kanawha County sheriff alleges contractor owes nearly $52,000

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 11, 2018

CHARLESTON — The Kanawha County sheriff is suing a contractor, alleging failure to pay taxes.

Attorney files assault complaint against car dealer, who calls lawsuit 'ridiculous'

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 7, 2018

CHARLESTON – A Charleston attorney has filed a civil lawsuit against a prominent car dealer, accusing him trespassing and assault. The car dealer, however, denies the allegations.