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Former Wheeling teacher arrested on charge of sexual abuse by a person of trust

By Chris Dickerson | Apr 24, 2019

WHEELING – A former Ohio County teacher at the heart of a civil lawsuit claiming she sexually and mentally abused a former student has been arrested.

The high price of fantasy and a licentious culture

By The West Virginia Record | Apr 16, 2019

It’s clear from the increasing prevalence of such cases, however, that our licentious culture is toxic, encouraging adults and the young people they should be protecting to see each other as objects of their sexual fantasies.

Wheeling teacher denies sexual, mental abuse claims; says she was victim of physical, emotional abuse

By Chris Dickerson | Apr 12, 2019

WHEELING – The attorney for a former Ohio County teacher who allegedly sexually and mentally abused a former student of hers says his client denies the allegations. In fact, she alleges she was a victim of physical and emotional abuse at the hands of her accuser.

Former Justice Benjamin says Bailey & Wyant is a 'good fit for me and for the firm'

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 25, 2019

CHARLESTON – Two years after leaving the state Supreme Court, former Justice Brent Benjamin has joined Bailey & Wyant as an Of Counsel member.

Theater union member's sexual harassment case against business manager remanded to state court

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 31, 2019

WHEELING – An Ohio County woman’s lawsuit against a union and its business manager alleging sexual harassment and retaliatory discharge has been remanded back to state court.

Cheat Lake Marina seeks $4.5M from insurance agency and company, alleges civil conspiracy

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 30, 2019

MORGANTOWN – A Monongalia County business has filed a $4.5 million lawsuit against an insurance agent and insurance company, accusing them of civil conspiracy, breach of contract and bad faith.

West Virginia Industrial Council won’t fire workers’ comp judge

By Kyla Asbury | Mar 8, 2018

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Industrial Council has voted not to fire Chief Administrative Law Judge Rebecca A. Roush’s after a meeting was conducted on March 8.

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