Doddridge Circuit Court News

Energy company claims it suffered monetary loss because of false allegations

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 29, 2019

A pipeline construction company is suing companies and individuals, citing alleged civil conspiracy, defamation and tortious interference.

Doddridge County couple sues pickup truck owner and driver, claiming negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 29, 2019

A Doddridge County couple is suing a pickup truck owner and a driver, citing alleged negligence.

Crane rental company alleges customer owes $44,000

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 5, 2018

WEST UNION — A crane rental company is suing a business customer, alleging it owes more than $44,000 breach of contract.

Markwest Energy allegedly built road on property without asking owners

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 25, 2018

WEST UNION — Property owners are suing Markwest Energy Partners LP et al., a Delaware company, citing alleged negligence, gross negligence, nuisance, interference, annoyance and inconvenience, trespass, and unjust enrichment.

State Farm alleges brakes in customer's Jeep failed, seeks more than $8,000 from manufacturer and repair shop

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 20, 2018

WEST UNION – An insurance company alleges a customer's vehicle's brakes failed because of the negligence of an auto manufacturer.

Doddridge County property owner alleges companies failed to record easements with county

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 19, 2018

WEST UNION – A New Jersey man who owns a 77-acre property in Doddridge County alleges two oil and gas companies failed to record rights of way and easement agreements on the property.

Western Land Services alleged to have terminated employee in retaliation for reporting conduct

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 18, 2018

WEST UNION – A man alleges he was wrongfully terminated by his employer after reporting allegedly illegal conduct.

Oklahoma construction company alleges it is owed $374,000

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 22, 2018

WEST UNION — An Oklahoma construction company is suing three clients, alleging breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Texas paint business alleges Bridgeport contractor owes $92,000

By Lhalie Castillo | May 4, 2018

WEST UNION — A Texas painting business is suing a Bridgeport contractor, alleging it owes more than $92,000 for breach of a subcontract agreement.

Doddridge County property owner seeks to claim rights to her land

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 3, 2018

WEST UNION — A surviving daughter is suing an energy corporation, alleging fraudulent representation.

Doddridge County well owners accuse oil, gas well operators of trespassing

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 27, 2018

WEST UNION — Three mineral interest owners are suing an oil and gas wells operator, alleging trespassing.

Injured trailer-truck driver accuses drilling site operators of negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Apr 26, 2018

WEST UNION — A Philippi trailer-truck driver is suing drilling worksite operators, alleging unsafe working conditions led to injuries to the plaintiff. .

Swiger Logging alleges property was damaged by Jay-Bee Oil & Gas operations

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 25, 2018

WEST UNION – A West Union company that owns two tracts of real estate in Doddridge County alleges the properties were damaged by an oil and gas company.

MarkWest Energy Partners alleged to have failed to restore property after installing pipelines

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 24, 2017

WEST UNION – The owners of a Doddridge County property allege that it was not restored after pipelines were installed.

Doddridge school board alleged to have failed to hire woman because of age

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 17, 2017

WEST UNION – A 56-year-old Jackson County woman alleges that she was not hired for a teaching position because of her age.

Individual claims Antero, Key Oil are trespassing, owe royalties

By Louie Torres | Sep 26, 2017

WEST UNION – An Ohio man alleges that he has not been paid royalties for wells in Doddridge County.

Attorney: EQT drilling verdict 'affirms property rights of surface landowners'

By Carrie Salls | Sep 23, 2017

WEST UNION – A jury verdict delivered earlier this month that ordered EQT Production Co. to pay $190,000 to two Doddridge County landowners after the company built a well pad on their land without permission “simply means that the industry will need to negotiate in good faith with surface landowners to obtain the use of their land prior to the commencement of horizontal drilling operations,” David Grubb of The Grubb Law Group told The West Virginia Record.

Homeowner claims Dish Network to blame for fire that damaged home

By Wadi Reformado | Sep 18, 2017

UNION – A West Union woman alleges that her home was destroyed in a fire caused by the negligent installation of Dish Network equipment.

Doddridge jury awards property owners nearly $200k in lawsuit

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 14, 2017

WEST UNION – A jury awarded two property owners nearly $200,000 in a lawsuit filed in 2014 alleging EQT Production Company trespassed on their properties and built a shale gas drilling pad without their permission.

Norman Jackson Trucking driver alleges brakes failed on truck, caused accident at well site

By Wadi Reformado | Sep 12, 2017

UNION – A Pennsboro couple is seeking damages after a truck accident that severely injured the husband.

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