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

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.

Surgical resident claims hostile work environment, discrimination at Marshall University

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 1, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A surgical resident is suing Marshall University, Marshall's Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and others, alleging discrimination, hostile work environment and retaliation.

Woman sues Coralicious Incorporated for FLSA violations

By Record staff | May 10, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A woman is suing Coralicious Incorporated after she claims it violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Man sues Res-Care for wrongful termination of employment

By Record staff | May 8, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A man is suing Res-Care after he claims his employment was wrongfully terminated.

Cabell Co. woman accuses debt collectors of unlawful practices

By Lhalie Castillo | May 1, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A Cabell County woman has filed a class action lawsuit against debt collectors, alleging unlawful debt collection practices.

Judge orders Ford Motor Company to pay nearly $500,000 in sanctions

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 24, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A federal magistrate judge has ordered Ford Motor Company to pay nearly $500,000 in sanctions within 30 days for making material misrepresentations during the discovery process, which significantly increased the plaintiffs’ costs of litigation.

Judge denies full dismissal of Marshall discrimination suit

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 3, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A federal judge has ruled that a discrimination lawsuit against Marshall University by a former teacher will only be dismissed in part.

Judge dismisses discrimination lawsuit filed by former Tri-State Airport employee

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 3, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a former employee of Tri-State Airport who claimed the airport failed to accommodate him for his learning disability and wrongfully terminated his employment.

Wal-mart wrongful termination case removed to federal court

By From staff reports | Mar 19, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A man is suing Wal-mart after claims his employment was terminated when he acted in self defense.​​​​​

Widow files wrongful death suit against VEP Healthcare, physician

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 15, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A widow alleges her late husband's acute coronary syndrome was not diagnosed by a physician and has filed a wrongful death suit.

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