Hancock Circuit Court News

Guest names Mountaineer Park, Eldorado Resorts in suit over pool injury

By Carrie Bradon | May 16, 2019

NEW CUMBERLAND – An Ohio woman is suing a Chester resort and casino after she was injured in the pool due to an alleged trip and fall hazard.

Chester man developing property seeks declaration that city's ordinance is invalid

By Carrie Bradon | May 9, 2019

NEW CUMBERLAND – A Chester man developing a property is seeking declaratory judgment regarding an ordinance passed by the city.

Woman sues Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort after employee allegedly struck her with door

By Carrie Bradon | May 3, 2019

NEW CUMBERLAND – A patron of the Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort alleges she was injured when an employee struck her with a door and caused her to fall.

Weirton, resident sued over sidewalk's condition that allegedly caused fall

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 26, 2019

NEW CUMBERLAND – The administrator of the estate of a Weirton man has filed a suit against the city and a resident over a fall allegedly caused by the state of the sidewalk.

Man alleges customer failed to pay in full for restoration of '65 Corvette

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 15, 2019

NEW CUMBERLAND – A Chester man is suing a New Cumberland man who allegedly failed to pay him in full for the restoration of a 1965 Corvette.

Serra Retirement Center, Weirton Geriatric Center named in suit over resident's death

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 5, 2019

NEW CUMBERLAND – An estate representative has filed suit against a Weirton nursing facility over allegations its failure to implement safeguards contributed to the death of a resident.

Couple claims Weirton's leaking water lines led to home's condemnation

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 8, 2019

NEW CUMBERLAND – A couple is seeking damages, claiming that their home was caused damage by the city and then was demolished.

Motorist sues Nationwide Insurance, alleging contract breach

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 6, 2019

NEW CUMBERLAND — A man is suing Nationwide Insurance Company of America, citing alleged breach of insurance policy after his vehicle was struck by an uninsured driver.

Customer sues after falling in Chester Sparkle parking lot

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Feb 22, 2019

A customer is suing a grocery store, citing alleged negligence.

Man sues after falling at car wash

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 25, 2019

A couple is suing the owners and operators of a car wash, citing alleged negligence.

Family sues after father slips and falls in shopping plaza

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 25, 2019

A family is suing a shopping center, citing alleged negligence.

Freelancer sues Hancock officials over unmet FOIA requests

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 18, 2019

NEW CUMBERLAND — A freelancing legal reporter and researcher is suing the Hancock County Sheriff's Office for failing to relinquish information requested by a Freedom of Information Act request.

Couple sues after wife falls in parking lot

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 4, 2019

A couple is suing a retail food company, citing alleged negligence.

Daughter says her father's assisted living facility was negligent

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 27, 2018

A surviving relative is suing an assisted living facility, citing alleged negligence.

Man accuses Hancock County officials of malicious prosecution

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Dec 20, 2018

NEW CUMBERLAND — A man is suing the Hancock County Commission and a sheriff's deputy, citing alleged negligence.

Storage facility owners claim damages caused by faulty hot water tank installation

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Dec 19, 2018

Storage facility owners are suing Jerry Kopyar and Doors Unlimited Inc., water heater contractors, citing alleged negligence.

A property owner suing Allstate Insurance, citing breach of contract

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 19, 2018

A property owner is suing Allstate Insurance Company, insurer, citing alleged breach of contract.

Justice appoints Olejasz to 1st Circuit post

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 28, 2018

WHEELING – Gov. Jim Justice has appointed Michael J. Olejasz to the 1st Judicial Circuit Court to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge James P. Mazzone.

Driver and insurance company sued after accident

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 23, 2018

NEW CUMBERLAND — A motorist is suing Daniel L. Hazlip and Permanent General Assurance Corp., an insurer, citing alleged breach of contract and negligence.

JVAC sends recommendations for two circuit court positions to governor

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 1, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission has provided a list of recommendations to Gov. Jim Justice for two circuit court vacancies.

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