Monongalia Circuit Court News

Applicants named for three circuit court vacancies across state

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 21, 2019

CHARLESTON – The state Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission has named applicants for three circuit judge positions.

Development authority says county and insurance company misled it about policy

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 21, 2019

A county development authority is suing a county government and an insurance company, citing alleged promissory estoppel, negligent misrepresentation, negligence and breach of fiduciary duty.

Pennsylvania corporation sues property owner, alleges breach of contract

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 3, 2019

A Pennsylvania corporation is suing a property owner, citing alleged breach of contract.

Father sues drug dealer, others for daughter's death

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 31, 2018

MORGANTOWN — A father is suing a drug dealer that caused the death of his daughter when he gave her heroin laced with fentanyl.

Monongalia Circuit Judge Clawges retiring

By Chris Dickerson | Dec 21, 2018

MORGANTOWN – Monongalia Circuit Judge Russell M. Clawges Jr. is retiring next month. Clawges, who will turn 69 on Jan. 30, announced his retirement effective Jan. 31.

Estate administrator accuses mobile home community operators of negligence in heroin death

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Dec 8, 2018

An estate administrator is suing Gary Allan Richmond and Independence Hill MHC LLC, et al, mobile home community operators, claiming the former provided the decedent with heroin and the latter were negligent by not prevening the sale on their property.

Trust sues investors, including Segal, for defaulting on line of credit

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 7, 2018

MORGANTOWN — A revocable trust is suing attorney Scott Segal and others after it claims he and several other investors owe on a line of credit issued in 2009.

Family of hit-and-run victim awarded $7.6 million

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 7, 2018

MORGANTOWN — A Monongalia County jury awarded the family of a 20-year-old hit and run victim $7.6 million during a three-day trial.

Judge holds off decision on dismissal of WVU's China Energy suit

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 26, 2018

MORGANTOWN — After a hearing involving the lawsuit filed by Appalachian Mountain Advocates against West Virginia University over refusing a request for documents under the Freedom of Information Act it requested last November, Monongalia Circuit Judge Russell Clawges Jr. told both parties they had seven days to figure out more specific terms on which they could agree.

Monongalia County couple accuses health care providers for medical negligence

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 13, 2018

MORGANTOWN — A Monongalia County husband and wife are suing health care providers, alleging negligence.

Breast cancer survivor accuses WVU of medical malpractice

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 24, 2018

MORGANTOWN — A Harrison County breast cancer survivor has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit.

Couple alleges WVU hospital system negligence led to wife's suffering

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 24, 2018

MORGANTOWN — A West Virginia couple is suing the West Virginia University hospital board, alleging negligence led to wife's suffering .

WVU nursing student alleges she was wrongfully accused of cheating during exam

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 13, 2018

MORGANTOWN – A nursing student at West Virginia University School of Nursing alleges she was falsely accused of cheating on a final exam.

Two Monongalia County sheriff's deputies face civil rights lawsuit

By Bree Gonzales | Sep 7, 2018

Two Morgantown residents accuse police of violating their civil rights.

Bridgeport couple accuses West Virginia University of constructive discharge

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 27, 2018

MORGANTOWN — A Bridgeport couple is suing a West Virginia University board, alleging age discrimination, hostile work environment, retaliation and constructive eviction.

Morgantown Shrine Club Mountaineer Patrol of Osiris Temple Aaonms file suit over 1986 lease

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 26, 2018

MORGANTOWN – A nonprofit organization is seeking the court's help in regards to a lease it signed in 1986.

Former Westwood Middle School student's family files suit after student suffered fracture while playing football

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 25, 2018

MORGANTOWN – A Texas family that formerly resided in Monongalia County is seeking damages from a school system after their son was injured while playing football.

Morgantown woman accuses Gabe's, former co-worker of sexual harassment

By Lhalie Castillo | May 17, 2018

MORGANTOWN — A Morgantown woman is suing her former employer and a co-worker, alleging sexual harassment discrimination and constructive termination.

Trucking company sues Revelation Energy for failure to pay nearly $200,000

By Record staff | Apr 30, 2018

MORGANTOWN – A trucking company is suing Revelation Energy after it claims it failed to pay nearly $200,000 for services rendered.

Woman sues United Bank for negligence, breach of contract

By The West Virginia Record | Apr 30, 2018

MORGANTOWN – A woman is suing United Bank after she claims it was negligent and breached its contract with her.

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