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Kanawha Circuit Court News

Judge to issue right-to-work ruling by summer

CHARLESTON – Kanawha Circuit Court Judge Jennifer Bailey said at a hearing earlier this week that she plans to issue a ruling in the right-to-work lawsuit filed by unions nearly two years ago before this summer.

Commercial real estate company alleges customer failed to pay commission

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County real estate company is suing the owner of a Charleston commercial property, alleging breach of contract and promissory estoppel.

Kanawha judge Stucky retiring because of medical issues

CHARLESTON – Kanawha Circuit Judge Jim Stucky is resigning because of medical issues. Stucky, who had served as a judge since 1997, hadn’t heard cases since early March because of his health. He submitted his resignation letter April 17 to Gov. Jim Justice. He seeks disability retirement.

Car crash victim alleges liability insurer failed to cover

CHARLESTON — A Fayette County woman is suing a liability insurer, alleging breach of duty.

Cabell Huntington Hospital files lawsuit against jail authority for hospital bill

CHARLESTON –A lawsuit was filed against West Virginia Regional Jail & Correctional Facility Authority by Cabell Huntington Hospital for its failure to pay a hospital bill for an inmate.

Estate representative alleges liability insurer failed to pay

CHARLESTON — A Boone County woman is suing a liability insurer, alleging breach of duty.

Injured motorist accuses insurance company of breach of contract

CHARLESTON — An injured motorist is suing a licensed insurer, alleging breach of contract.

Injured Putnam Co. motorist alleges insurance company breached contract

CHARLESTON — A Putnam County woman is suing a licensed insurer, alleging citing alleged breach of contract and unfair practices.

Putnam Co. motorist alleges insurer failed to cover all costs

CHARLESTON — A Putnam County man is suing a licensed insurer, alleging breach of an insurance contract.

Kanawha Co. man accuses Erie Insurance of violating state law

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County man is suing a liability insurer, alleging breach of an insurance contract.

Former employee accuses Lowe's of discrimination

CHARLESTON — A St. Albans woman is suing Lowe's Home Center alleging age, gender and disability discrimination.

Family members blame Charleston nursing home facility operators for woman's death

CHARLESTON — Family members are suing Charleston nursing home facility operators, alleging breach of duty and negligence in the death of a resident.

Customer alleges GM concealed vehicle's defects

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County man is suing General Motors and a used automobile dealer, alleging false pretenses and fraudulent concealment.

Elderly widow accuses loan holder of misrepresenation

CHARLESTON — An elderly widow is suing a loan holder, alleging breach of contract and negligent misrepresentation.

Customer accuses Chevy dealer of deceptive practices

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County woman is suing is Chevrolet dealer and lender, alleging unfair and deceptive practices.

Roane Co. widower blames health care provider for wife's death

CHARLESTON — A Roane County widower is suing a Charleston health care provider, alleging negligence and reckless misconduct.

Customers accuse Ford dealer of violating lemon law

CHARLESTON — An Ohio County couple is suing Ford and a dealer, alleging violation of the lemon law.

Judge orders Justice to pay defaulted loan

CHARLESTON – A judge in Fayette County, Kentucky, has ordered Gov. Jim Justice to pay more than $9 million for a defaulted loan from a 2014 judgment in that state.

Kanawha Co. man alleges debt collector violated law

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County man has filed a class action lawsuit against a debt collector, alleging violation of of state and federal law.

Another lawsuit filed against Charleston surgeon for sexual assault

CHARLESTON – Another lawsuit has been filed against Dr. Steven R. Matulis for alleged sexual assault during surgery.