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U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia Charleston Division News
CHARLESTON — A Logan County couple is suing the county medical center, alleging medical negligence.
CHARLESTON – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against a municipal judge and 30 other defendants a man alleged discriminated against him over the course several lawsuits filed in 2014 and 2015.
CHARLESTON – A judge dismissed a lawsuit filed against Hampden Coal that alleged a man was terminated from his employment based on his age.
CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Trans Union and Equifax Information Services after she claims her credit reports were inaccurate and they refused to update them.
CHARLESTON – A lawsuit filed by four municipalities against 14 pharmacies regarding the opioid epidemic in West Virginia has been removed to federal court.
CHARLESTON – A man is suing Logan County Commission after he claims excessive forced was used on him and caused him injuries, including a 17-day coma.
CHARLESTON – A lawsuit filed in 2014 against Frontier Communications alleging violations of the False Claims Act will continue after a judge’s recent order dismissing several counts from the amended complaint.
CHARLESTON – A federal judge has granted a motion for summary judgment in favor of the defendant in a lawsuit against 21st Century Centennial Insurance Company for a car accident that caused injuries.
CHARLESTON – Three lawsuits have been filed against State Farm Fire and Casualty Company for issues with uninsured motorist claims from car accidents that occurred in 2005 and 2009.
CHARLESTON – Five more lawsuits have been filed in federal court against drug wholesalers and pharmacies for the opioid epidemic ravaging West Virginia.
CHARLESTON – The class action settlement for the West Virginia water crisis totals $159 million—$8 million more than the class action settlement amount.
CHARLESTON – A man is suing AM Communications after he claims it violated the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act.
CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Eldercare of Jackson County after she claims it is responsible for her father’s death.
CHARLESTON – A vehicle passenger is suing Norfolk Southern Railway Company, alleging the railroad's negligence caused the plaintiff to be injured in a car accident.
CHARLESTON – Former Mingo County Circuit Judge Michael Thornsbury is scheduled to be released from federal prison on March 15.
CHARLESTON – A class action lawsuit has been filed against Purdue Pharma for babies who were born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, a condition suffered by babies of mothers addicted to opioids.
CHARLESTON – In less than one week, bids are due from potential buyers for Charleston Newspapers. If Ogden Newspapers is, as expected, the sole bidder for the March 6 U.S. Bankruptcy Court hearing, it becomes the new owner of the parent company of the Charleston Gazette-Mail. The March 8 auction would be cancelled.
CHARLESTON – A judge granted a motion in part to dismiss a lawsuit against Raleigh County Emergency Operating Center and others after the plaintiff claimed two sheriff’s deputies used excessive force.
CHARLESTON – District Judge David Faber has remanded a lawsuit against McKesson Corporation regarding the opioid epidemic in Boone County back to state court.
CHARLESTON – A Virginia man alleges he was injured at a Fayetteville home improvement store while making a delivery.