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Federal judge remands Boone County Assessor’s Office lawsuit back to state court

Kyla Asbury Nov. 17, 2017, 11:42am

CHARLESTON – A federal judge has granted a motion to remand a lawsuit against the Boone County Assessor’s Office back to state court.

Federal judge denies motion to stay discovery in John Deere credit violation lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Nov. 17, 2017, 11:30am

CHARLESTON – A federal judge has denied a motion to stay discovery in a lawsuit against John Deere alleging West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act and Federal Truth in Lending Act violations.

Female driver accuses Penske of discrimination based on sex

Louie Torres Nov. 15, 2017, 10:28am

CHARLESTON – A Logan County truck driver alleges that her employer treated male drivers more favorably and failed to provide accommodation to her after a surgery.

National panel to decide about consolidating federal opioid cases

The West Virginia Record Nov. 10, 2017, 3:45pm

WASHINGTON – Judges on a national panel must decide whether to consolidate opioid suits of local governments and, if so, whether to ​​​​​send them to West Virginia, Illinois or Ohio.

Some people are never satisfied

The West Virginia Record Nov. 8, 2017, 7:27am

Greed used to be considered a bad thing, a vice. How often have we heard that line from St. Paul's epistle about the love of money being the root of all evil? How many times have parents and teachers reminded us of Aesop's fable about the dog that lost the bone he had while trying to snag another one from his reflection in a stream?

Amherst Madison employee alleges hands were crushed while trying to remove log

Philip Gonzales Nov. 7, 2017, 10:10am

CHARLESTON – A Red House man alleges he was injured while working on the Ohio River when his hands were crushed.

Federal judge says woman can file amended complaint or her case will be dismissed

Kyla Asbury Nov. 3, 2017, 1:13pm

CHARLESTON – A federal judge issued an opinion and order in a lawsuit against Star Farm Fire & Casualty Insurance Company in which he said the plaintiff could file an amended complaint for a limited amount of time or her case will be dismissed.

Woman sues Central Transport for discrimination

From staff reports Nov. 2, 2017, 12:29pm

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Central Transport LLC after she claims it discriminated against her based on her sex.

Woman says law firm coerced her into settling pelvic mesh case

Chris Dickerson Nov. 2, 2017, 12:26pm

CHARLESTON – A Georgia law firm involved in pelvic mesh litigation is asking for a federal court to dismiss a legal malpractice case against it.

U.S. Bank sues Crossings Mall owners over $13.65 million loan

From staff reports Oct. 30, 2017, 11:37am

CHARLESTON – U.S. Bank National Association has filed a lawsuit against the owners of Crossings Mall for the $13.65 million loan for the mall.

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit alleging Marshall denied degree due to sexual orientation

Kyla Asbury Oct. 27, 2017, 2:18pm

CHARLESTON – A federal judge has granted a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against Marshall University alleging it denied issuing a woman her master’s degree because of her sexual orientation.

Woman sues Loved Ones In Home Care for FLSA violations

From staff reports Oct. 27, 2017, 1:33pm

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Loved Ones In Home Care after she claims it violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Judge denies motions to dismiss against Spirit Services, others in car accident lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Oct. 27, 2017, 1:28pm

CHARLESTON – A federal judge denied two separate motions to dismiss cross claims in a lawsuit alleging injuries from a car accident

Judge dismisses four claims in FDA vaping lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Oct. 23, 2017, 3:43pm

CHARLESTON – A federal judge has dismissed four of five claims against the Food and Drug Administration in a lawsuit challenging the legality of the FDA regulating e-cigarettes and vaping devices.

Shower fixture injury case removed to federal court

From staff reports Oct. 20, 2017, 1:02pm

CHARLESTON – A lawsuit filed against Choice Hotel International alleging injuries from a shower fixture has been removed to federal court.

Federal judge dismisses Kostenko’s CBS defamation lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Oct. 19, 2017, 1:36pm

BECKLEY – U.S. District Judge Irene C. Berger has dismissed a lawsuit filed by former doctor Michael Kostenko against CBS Evening News for defamation.

Individuals sue Chesapeake Energy for leaking equipment

From staff reports Oct. 13, 2017, 12:07pm

CHARLESTON – Three individuals are suing Chesapeake Energy Corporation after they claim leaking equipment has caused them injuries and damages.

Claims filing for residents, businesses begins in water crisis litigation

Kyla Asbury Oct. 13, 2017, 12:05pm

CHARLESTON ​​​​​– Residents and businesses affected by the 2014 water crisis can now file claims to receive their share of a settlement of more than $150 million.

Woman says JAK Productions co-worker shared compromising photos of her

From staff reports Oct. 11, 2017, 1:36pm

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing JAK Productions after she claims it created a hostile work environment when another employee distributed compromising photos of her.

Virginia man sues Anthony Pit & Lagoon for car accident

From staff reports Oct. 5, 2017, 10:41am

CHARLESTON – A Waynesboro, Va., man is suing Anthony Pit & Lagoon after he claims one of its employees caused him injuries in a car accident.