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

Bartender accuses restaurant operators of unpaid wages

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 14, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A bartender is suing restaurant operators at a Huntington airport, alleges unpaid wages and unpaid overtime wages.

Ohio couple accuses Raleigh County health care providers or medical negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 11, 2018

HUNTINGTON — An Ohio Couple is suing Raleigh County health care providers, alleging medical negligence in the treatment of their newborn child.

Pharmacist accuses Wal-Mart of disability discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 7, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A pharmacist is suing Wal-Mart, alleging failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.

Health care workers accuse nursing service company of unpaid wages

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 4, 2018

HUNTINGTON — Two health care workers have filed a class action lawsuit against a Charleston nursing service company, alleging violation of applicable minimum wage laws.

Surety bond underwriter sues contractors for breach of agreement

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 12, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A surety bond underwriter is suing Capitol Valley Contracting Inc. and contractors Mickey L. Farmer Jr. and Jeanne Farmer for alleged breach of Agreement of Indemnity.

BB&T claims Nicholas County couple owes more than $200,000

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 1, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A North Carolina banking corporation is suing Alkon Inc., Evelyn F. Underwood and William T. Underwood, borrower and guarantors, citing alleged breach of promissory note and guaranty agreements.

MiraMed Revenue Group alleged to have invaded Kenova man’s privacy with calls

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 15, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A Kenova consumer alleges his privacy has been invaded by a debt collector.

Consumers claim Webbank unlawfully contacted them

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 1, 2018

BLUEFIELD – A couple alleges that a debt collector continued to call them after it was informed they had retained counsel.

Cabell County man alleges police officer used excessive force during raid, broke ribs

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 27, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A Wayne County Sheriff's Department officer is alleged to have used excessive force during a drug raid against a Cabell County resident.

Insurance company claims policy doesn't cover ligitation involving Hutch's Wrecker Service

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 17, 2018

BLUEFIELD – A Michigan company alleges that it has no duty to indemnify a Kanawha County business in a suit filed in Fayette Circuit Court because the dates in question occur outside of the policy period.

Virginia woman claims Chevrolet Trailblazer was not crashworthy

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 17, 2018

BLUEFIELD – A Virginia woman has filed suit against General Motors over injuries her late son sustained in an auto accident in West Virginia, alleging that the vehicle was not crashworthy.

Fluid Delivery Solutions alleges it is still owed more than $162,000 for waterline work

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 19, 2017

BLUEFIELD – A Texas-based water management company alleges it was not paid in full for services it provided to Charleston corporations.

VA employee files suit over alleged inappropriate touching during physical

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 5, 2017

BECKLEY – A pharmacy technician for the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs alleges she was touched in an inappropriate manner during a physical exam required for employment.

U.S. labor secretary files suit seeking for Fas Chek, owner to restore plan's losses

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 29, 2017

CHARLESTON – The U.S. Secretary of Labor has filed suit against the owner of a convenience store chain and a medical plan over allegations they breached their fiduciary duty.

Positive Alternative Radio seeks nearly $150,000 for purchase of radio stations

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 24, 2017

BLUEFIELD – A North Carolina corporation alleges a Huntington limited liability company has failed to make payments after purchasing two radio stations in Kentucky.

Consumers claim Midland Credit, others unlawfully contacted them to collect alleged debt

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 25, 2017

CHARLESTON – Two consumers allege that they have been harassed by debt collectors who should have known that they were representing by counsel.

Federal retiree alleges government agency incorrectly continues monthly deductions

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 29, 2017

BLUEFIELD — A federal retiree is suing a government agency, alleging non-termination of monthly deductions.

Branch Banking and Trust Co. accused of deceptive practices

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 17, 2017

CHARLESTON – A man alleges a bank unlawfully changed the locks on his residence and failed to return the keys in a timely manner.

Flood restoration company sues Greenbrier for unpaid bills

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 13, 2016

BECKLEY – A flood restoration company is suing West Virginia Gov.-elect Jim Justice’s businesses for unpaid bills after cleanup crews restored parts of the Greenbrier following the floods in June.

GM hit with lawsuit over defective vehicle that led to a death

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 3, 2016

A father and mother are suing General Motors LLC, a car manufacturer, citing alleged breach of implied warranty.

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