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

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.

Winfield, Hurricane file lawsuits against drug wholesalers, pharmacies

By Kyla Asbury | Mar 9, 2018

HUNTINGTON – Two more West Virginia cities have filed lawsuits against drug wholesalers alleging they are responsible for the opioid epidemic plaguing the state.

Kentucky woman alleges claim for disability benefits was wrongfully denied

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 1, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A Kentucky resident alleges her claim for disability benefits was illegally denied.

Nonprofits claim Southeastern Land, Fola Coal Co. are polluting waters

By Louie Torres | Feb 15, 2018

HUNTINGTON – Four nonprofit organizations allege two coal companies are harming the environment with pollutants.

Man alleges AT&T disability plan wrongfully denied benefits

By Louie Torres | Feb 15, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A Huntington man alleges he has been damaged by the denial of disability benefits.

Judge grants motion for summary judgment in Hobby Lobby injury lawsuit

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 8, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A judge granted Hobby Lobby’s motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit against it alleging a woman was injured on its property in 2014.

Former employee sues Cabell County Commission over termination

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 7, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A former employee is suing Cabell County Commission after he claims his employment was terminated because he cooperated with an investigation into the county’s finances.

Widow names drivers, Dart Trucking and Calgon Carbon in suit over husband's fatal I-64 accident

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 7, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A widow is seeking damages from multiple entities over a collision on Interstate 64 that caused her husband's death.

Consumer claims Huron Law Group, others unlawfully used financial information

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 5, 2018

CHARLESTON – A Putnam County consumer alleges debt consolidation companies unlawfully used her private financial information to advertise their services.

Former student sues Marshall over handing of assault case

By From staff reports | Feb 2, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A former Marshall University student is suing the university over its handling of her sexual assault case.

General Assurance of America claims Arch Insurance Co. unlawfully charged $120,000

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 31, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A Virginia corporation alleges a New York corporation unlawfully charged it in a legal matter that occurred in a West Virginia court.

Lawsuit filed over interstate crash

By From staff reports | Jan 22, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A lawsuit was filed over a crash off of Interstate 64 where a vehicle fell approximately 100 feet over a bridge and the driver of the vehicle was killed.

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