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Kanawha County school board allegedly violated ADA with students' treatment

Wadi Reformado Sep. 18, 2017, 11:40am

CHARLESTON – A mother alleges the Kanawha County Board of Education denied her children the benefits and services of the school district because of their actual and/or perceived disabilities.

Man accuses National Park Service of racial discrimination

The West Virginia Record Sep. 15, 2017, 8:02am

CHARLESTON – A man is suing National Park Service after he claims he was discriminated against based on his race.

Judge dismisses Live Nation lawsuit for plaintiff’s failure to participate

Kyla Asbury Sep. 15, 2017, 7:57am

CHARLESTON – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit after a motion to dismiss was filed for failure to participate in discovery and failure to prosecute.

Man accuses Blackhawk Mining of wrongful termination

The West Virginia Record Sep. 15, 2017, 7:50am

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Blackhawk Mining after he claims his employment was wrongfully terminated and he was replaced with a significantly younger employee.

Man sues Live Well Financial for illegal debt collection practices

The West Virginia Record Sep. 15, 2017, 7:48am

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Live Well Financial Inc. after he claims it illegally attempted to collect a debt.

Woman says insurer failed to pay claim after 2012 derecho

Staff reports Sep. 8, 2017, 1:20pm

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing American National Property & Casualty Company after she claims it failed to pay a home insurance claim after the 2012 derecho.

Arbitrator: Authority to cease publication of Daily Mail 'did not exist'

Chris Dickerson Sep. 7, 2017, 10:42am

CHARLESTON – A federal arbitrator’s nearly $4 million ruling sheds more light on how Charleston became a one-newspaper town. In his filing, Arbitrator Edward D. McDevitt of Charleston provides some details about what happened internally at Charleston Newspapers when executives were deciding to shut down the Charleston Daily Mail and merge it with the Charleston Gazette. In closing his 16-page order, McDevitt writes that a newspaper expert used by Charleston Newspapers determined that the authority to cease publication of the Charleston Daily Mail “did not exist.”

Arbitrator says Gazette owes nearly $4 million to Daily Mail publishers

Chris Dickerson Sep. 6, 2017, 1:40pm

CHARLESTON – An arbitrator has ruled Charleston Newspapers’ publishing company owes the publisher of the defunct Ch​​​​​arleston Daily Mail nearly $4 million. The petition confirming the arbitration award was issued Sept. 6 in federal court.

Superior Marine Ways employee alleges unsafe work environment caused injuries

Philip Gonzales Aug. 31, 2017, 8:22am

CHARLESTON – A Jones Act seaman residing in Ohio alleges he is owed maintenance and cure benefits after a fall while working on a towing vessel on the Kanawha River near Charleston.

Columbia Parkersburg Healthcare System alleges it is owed more than $190,000

Wadi Reformado Aug. 29, 2017, 11:25am

CHARLESTON – A Parkersburg corporation is alleged to have failed to remit payment from a Medicare settlement to a Tennessee health care system.

Charleston to settle 'Tent City' lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Aug. 25, 2017, 12:08pm

CHARLESTON – Charleston officials are planning to settle a lawsuit filed last year by homeless people living in a makeshift “Tent City” in below-freezing temperatures who alleged their possessions were trashed.

Judge grants order preventing federal agency from revoking Medicare billing privileges from doctor

Kyla Asbury Aug. 25, 2017, 8:02am

CHARLESTON – A judge has granted a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction in a lawsuit filed by a physician claiming the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is attempting to revoke Medicare billing privileges.

Tractor-trailer driver files suit seeking compensatory damages after I-77 crash

Lhalie Castillo Aug. 16, 2017, 9:42am

CHARLESTON – A Virginia man is seeking damages from the estate of an Illinois resident for damages allegedly sustained in a tractor-trailer accident on Interstate 77 in West Virginia.

Judge approves $23M settlement for Century Aluminum employees

Kyla Asbury Aug. 15, 2017, 2:24pm

CHARLESTON – District Judge John Copenhaver approved a $23 million settlement for Century Aluminum employee who lost their retirement benefits, ending a lawsuit filed nearly eight years ago.

Couple claims Amerihome Mortgage doesn't comply with industry standards

Kyla Asbury Aug. 10, 2017, 10:04am

CHARLESTON – A couple is suing Amerihome Mortgage Company after they claim it has failed to comply with industry standards.

Two drug distribution lawsuits removed to federal court

Kyla Asbury Aug. 8, 2017, 2:25pm

CHARLESTON – Lawsuits filed by Chapmanville Mayor Raaimie Barker and the Mercer County Commission against the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy and multiple drug distributors have been removed to federal court.

Man claims Cabot Oil & Gas negligently maintained pipeline

Kyla Asbury Aug. 8, 2017, 1:10pm

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation after he claims it has negligently maintained a pipeline that runs along his property.

Former Bob Evans employees allege they are owed unpaid wages for off-the-clock work

Philip Gonzales Jul. 25, 2017, 6:05am

CHARLESTON – Five former wait staff members of Bob Evans restaurants allege that they were required to work off the clock assisting in the kitchen or utensil preparation.

Woman sues Public Defender Corporation for discrimination

Kyla Asbury Jul. 24, 2017, 10:41am

HUNTINGTON – A woman is suing the Public Defender Corporation for the Sixth and 24th Judicial Circuits of West Virginia after she claims she was discriminated against.

State cable companies sue over broadband law

Kyla Asbury Jul. 19, 2017, 4:03pm

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Cable Telecommunications Association, on behalf of its members, is suing the governor and the attorney general alleging the new broadband law could cause outages.