Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough News

Development authority alleging breach of real estate purchase contract

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 18, 2019

A West Virginia public entity is suing a company and an individual citing alleged breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Foster Bird says still representing one of her first clients is a proud achievement

By John Breslin | Feb 11, 2019

Melissa Foster Bird does not hesitate when asked about one of her the most satisfying parts of her career.

NELSON MULLINS: Nelson Mullins Selects J.L. Brydie and Donna Tillis for LCLD Pathfinder Program

By Press release submission | Feb 5, 2019

Huntington associate J.L. Brydie and Columbia associate Donna O. Tillis will participate in the Firm's first year of involvement with Leadership Council on Legal Diversity's Pathfinder Program.

Cheat Lake Marina seeks $4.5M from insurance agency and company, alleges civil conspiracy

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 30, 2019

MORGANTOWN – A Monongalia County business has filed a $4.5 million lawsuit against an insurance agent and insurance company, accusing them of civil conspiracy, breach of contract and bad faith.

State Supreme Court won't rehear case involving impeachment of justices

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 23, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court will not rehear a case in which it blocked the impeachment trials of four current and former state Supreme Court justices.

Another attempt to impeach Loughry could happen next week; Workman possibly as well

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 8, 2018

CHARLESTON – A new impeachment article against convicted and suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry could​​​​ be in front of legislators by next week. And it might include Chief Justice Margaret Workman as well.

Davis's impeachment trial continued

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 16, 2018

CHARLESTON – Former state Supreme Court Justice Robin Jean Davis’s impeachment trial has been continued.

NELSON MULLINS RILEY & SCARBOROUGH: Nelson Mullins' Andrew Connor Named to The James L. Petigru Inn of Court

By Press release submission | Sep 30, 2018

Andrew M. Connor, an associate in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Charleston office, has been named as a barrister to The James L. Petigru American Inn of Court, which is connected to the Charleston School of Law.

NELSON MULLINS RILEY & SCARBOROUGH: ABA Litigation Section Elects Nelson Mullins' Larry Kristinik as Budget Officer

By Press release submission | Sep 30, 2018

The American Bar Association Section of Litigation has elected D. Larry Kristinik, III, a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Columbia office, as its Budget Officer for a one-year term.

Workman files petition saying impeachment process is flawed, needs to be halted

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 21, 2018

CHARLESTON –Chief Justice Margaret Workman says the impending state Supreme Court impeachment trials in the state Senate must be halted because the House of Delegates overstepped its bounds and tried to undermine the separation of powers of state government.

Cabell Co. jury says Daimler not responsible for Freightliner truck deaths

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 4, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A Cabell County jury found in favor of the defendant in a case against Daimler Trucks North America for the 2010 death of three individuals in an accident on Interstate 64.

Supreme Court hears Blankenship's case to be on U.S. Senate election ballot

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 29, 2018

CHARLESTON – Don Blankenship took his fight to appear as a candidate for U.S. Senate on the November ballot to the state Supreme Court.

NELSON MULLINS RILEY & SCARBOROUGH: 2018 Georgetown E-Discovery Training Academy

By Press release submission | Jul 29, 2018

Many litigators have had the overwhelming experience of being dropped into a case that has been working its way through the court system for some time.

Blankenship officially files to run as Constitution Party candidate for Senate

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 25, 2018

CHARLESTON — Don Blankenship officially filed to run on the ballot for U.S. Senate on the Constitution Party.

Some attorneys say West Virginia courts are too lenient when it comes to certifying class actions

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 14, 2018

CHARLESTON – A recent state Supreme Court ruling about class action lawsuits has some in the legal community dismayed about the way such cases are certified in West Virginia.

California bank alleges convenient store failed to comply with contract

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 19, 2018

PRINCETON — A California bank is suing a gas station and convenience store, alleging breach of contract and tortious interference.

122 Raleigh Heart Clinic lawsuits removed to federal court

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 31, 2018

BECKLEY – More than 100 of the recent lawsuits filed against Raleigh Heart Clinic have been removed to federal court.

Class action lawsuit filed against Raleigh Heart Clinic for bloodborne illness

By From staff reports | Oct 20, 2017

BECKLEY – A class action lawsuit has been filed against Raleigh Heart Clinic after the class members claim they were exposed and contracted bloodborne illnesses from the clinic.

Nelson Mullins attorneys: Legal Aid pro bono participation rate showcases firm's commitment

By Carrie Salls | Oct 12, 2017

HUNTINGTON – Two attorneys at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough say the firm’s recent recognition for 100 percent participation in Legal Aid of West Virginia’s annual Just One campaign is an extension of the firm’s overall commitment to pro bono work.

CSX files answer to EEOC complaint, denies discrimination

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 10, 2017

HUNTINGTON – CSX filed an answer to a lawsuit alleging it had discriminatory hiring practices. CSX denies the discrimination.

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