CHARLESTON – Eastman Chemical Company has filed a lawsuit against the Lincoln County Commission for passing an illegal ordinance it claims is an attempt to recover money from the company three years after the chemical contaminated the water supply in West Virginia.
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HUNTINGTON – Melissa Foster Bird, a partner at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, recently received the firm’s Sara Turnipseed Women on the Go award, which recognizes individual contributions to the promotion of opportunity and success for female attorneys.
HUNTINGTON – A Huntington woman is suing Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, claiming she is entitled to disability benefits.
State Police-led "Handle With Care" program offers support to children facing traumatic events.
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS – While West Virginia no longer is on the list of Judicial Hellholes, the state still isn't out of the woods yet, according to attorneys who spoke at a recent state Chamber of Commerce event.
HUNTINGTON – For Huntington attorney Marc E. Williams, serving on the boards of various professional groups is just another part of his job.
CHARLESTON – The company that manufactures the chemical leaked into the Elk River in the 2014 spill that left more than 300,000 people without water for days wants a lawsuit by the administrator of the claim plan heard in federal court. Robert L. Johns, in his capacity as GC Plan Administrator and as Spill Claim Plan Administrator for Freedom Industries, filed his lawsuit Jan. 19 in Kanawha Circuit Court. Freedom Industries Inc. also is listed as a plaintiff in the case against Eastman Chemical
HUNTINGTON – A woman is suing Wells Fargo Home Mortgage after she claims it made multiple misrepresentations in debt collection.
HUNTINGTON – Ashley N. Quaranta has joined Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP as an associate in its West Virginia office. She will practice in the areas of commercial litigation, consumer financial services litigation, and civil litigation.
NEW MARTINSVILLE – A jury returned a verdict that CSX Transportation was not negligent in the 2009 death of 18-year-old Andrew Haslam. The jury returned with its verdict on Nov. 4, after deliberating for nearly three hours, finding that CSX, engineer Carey B.
CHARLESTON – A woman is suing AT&T Mobility after she claims it terminated her employment and failed to pay her final wages in full. Rick Bowenger and Gregory Mathers were also named as defendants in the suit. Gayle Ballard was hired as a trainer on June 12, 2014, and her job was to train new employees at different AT&T locations, according to a complaint first filed June 1 in Kanawha Circuit Court and removed to federal court on Oct. 22 Ballard claims during the course of her employment, she
HUNTINGTON – Three Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP West Virginia attorneys in 11 practice areas have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016.
HUNTINGTON – Five Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP West Virginia attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2015 West Virginia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars publication.
FROM STAFF REPORTS HUNTINGTON – Five Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP West Virginia attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2015 West Virginia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars publication. The Super Lawyer attorneys and the practices they are recognized for are: Marc E.
HUNTINGTON – Alex Turner has joined the West Virginia office of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP as an associate and will focus his practice on class action and mass tort litigation as well as commercial, medical liability, and product liability litigation.
CHARLESTON – A federal judge has denied a motion requesting a reduction in punitive damages in a lawsuit against C.R. Bard Inc. for its vaginal mesh products.
HUNTINGTON – Marc Williams, managing partner of the Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP's West Virginia office, has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
HUNTINGTON – Speedway filed a motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit against the company for injuries allegedly sustained at one of its Huntington gas stations.
HUNTINGTON – St. Mary's Medical Center filed a motion to dismiss a woman's punitive damages claim in a lawsuit alleging the hospital caused irreparable damages to a newborn baby.