U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia Huntington Division News

Estate co-executors claim negligence resulted in woman's death

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 22, 2019

Estate co-executors are suing assisted living facility operators, citing alleged negligence.

Companies claim breach of warranty over defective forklift

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 16, 2019

HUNTINGTON — Nitro Construction Services filed a lawsuit against Stevenson Crane Service alleging breach of warranty over a forklift.

Former teacher sues county board of education for free speech violations

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 11, 2019

HUNTINGTON — A former Huntington High School teacher who was fired for making racially charged tweets is suing the Cabell County Board of Education and the state superintendent of schools for violating her civil rights.

Virginia man seeks additional disability benefits

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 4, 2019

A Wythe County, Virginia, man is suing a hospital, insurers and individuals, citing alleged violation of workers' compensation acts.

Huntington settles lawsuit involving officer using leg-sweep maneuver

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 2, 2019

HUNTINGTON —Huntington settled a lawsuit with a man who claimed he was assaulted by an officer who used a leg-sweep maneuver that caused him injuries.

Man alleges telephone harassment

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 26, 2018

A consumer is suing an outsourcing company, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Man sues Putnam County Commission, deputies for civil rights violations

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 19, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A Scott Depot man filed a lawsuit against the Putnam County Commission and three sheriff's deputies after he claimed he was falsely arrested for legally carrying a firearm.

Former employee alleges railroad company violated FMLA

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 6, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A former employee is suing a railroad business, alleging disability discrimination, retaliation, and violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Family member accuses Huntington nursing home of negligence

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 25, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A family representative is suing a Huntington nursing home facility, alleging negligence.

Wayne County marine terminal subject of contract dispute

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 15, 2018

A Delaware company accuses Kenova Terminal Company of backing out of a purchase agreement.

Former student sues Marshall for mishandling sexual assault

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 10, 2018

CHARLESTON — A former Marshall University student is suing the school after she claims the university mishandled an investigation into an alleged sexual assault.

Former Putnam Co. attorney sentenced to six years on child porn charges

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 29, 2018

HUNTINGTON ​​​​​– A former Putnam County attorney has been sentenced to six years in prison on child pornography charges.

Injured crane operator, alleging OSHA violations, sues Huntington Alloys

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 21, 2018

HUNTINGTON — The plaintiff accuses Huntington Alloys Corp. of allegedly allowing an unsafe workplace that "presented a high degree of risk and a strong probability of serious injury or death," according to the lawsuit.

Kenova alleges negligence allowed towing vessel to sink, pollute river

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 8, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A Wayne County community is suing a tow vessel owner, alleging negligence and public nuisance.

Son alleges Heritage Center's negligence caused mother's wounds and death

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 3, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A Wayne County man is suing a health care facility, alleging violation of West Virginia Wrongful Death Statute.

State, federal governments allege steel company violated Clean Water Act

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 30, 2018

HUNTINGTON — The federal government and the State of West Virginia are suing a steel manufacturing company, alleging failure to protect the public.

Hispanic customer accuses Chase Bank of discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 30, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A Hispanic customer is suing Chase Bank, alleging discrimination.

Service Pump & Supply alleges Louisiana company owes more than $100,000 for power generators

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 25, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A Huntington company alleges a Louisiana business failed to pay in full for the rental of power generators.

Former Kirby employee alleges leg injury led to termination

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 13, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A Cabell County man alleges that he was terminated from his job with a barge operator because of a perceived disability.

Woman alleges Putnam Co. nursing home negligence caused mother's death

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 5, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A daughter is suing a Putnam County health care facility, alleging medical negligence led to the death of her mother.

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