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New state AG opioid lawsuits show diverging strategies, outside counsel pay scales

By Daniel Fisher | May 30, 2018

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - The latest wave of state lawsuits over the opioid crisis illustrates sharp differences emerging in how governments litigate these cases, both in whom they choose to sue and whether private lawyers stand to get a piece of the action.

Walmart shopper alleges substance on floor caused fall at Logan store

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 13, 2017

LOGAN – A shopper at the Logan Walmart is seeking damages after falling in the store.

Attention, Walmart shoppers: check the expiration dates

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 1, 2017

When you're at the supermarket, do you open a cartons of eggs before adding it to your basket to make sure none are cracked? Do you reach for a jug of milk at the back of the cooler, assuming it will be fresher?

Woman blames Walmart, Starbucks after getting sick from outdated Frappuccino

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 27, 2017

CHARLESTON – A Charleston woman has filed a lawsuit against Walmart and Starbucks claiming she became ill after drinking an outdated Frappuccino.

Man alleges he was terminated in retaliation by FedEx

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 25, 2017

CHARLESTON – A Putnam County man alleges he was terminated from his job as a driver because he supported unionizing.

Falling tuna cans injure Hurricane woman at Walmart

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 15, 2016

WINFIELD – A Hurricane woman is suing Walmart after she claims she was injured when cans of tuna fell while she was in it store.

Wal-mart sliced Achilles' case settled, dismissed

By Kyla Asbury | Mar 21, 2016

HUNTINGTON – A lawsuit against Wal-mart for an Achilles’ tendon injury has been dismissed from federal court. The lawsuit was dismissed on Jan. 12 by District Judge Robert C. Chambers after the plaintiff, Jennifer Bradshaw, and Wal-mart resolved all issues involved in the complaint and moved to have the lawsuit dismissed. The lawsuit was dismissed with prejudice.

Woman sues Wal-Mart, alleging slander and defamation of her family

By Annie Hunt | Jan 16, 2016

PINEVILLE – A Wyoming County woman is suing Walmart on behalf of her child over allegations of deceitful business practices and intentional slander against their family.

Man alleges Golden Gate nursing home to blame for relative's death

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 3, 2016

CHARLESTON – A man is suing a nursing home following the alleged negligence of the staff, which resulted in the injury -- and ultimate death -- of his elderly relative.

Wal-Mart accused for not paying contractor for Mason store

By Kari Valence | Dec 8, 2015

MASON -- A construction company is suing Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. alleging it has yet to be paid for work done at its store in Mason.

D.C. Circuit denies state AGs' petition to postpone Clean Power Plan deadlines

By Jessica Karmasek | Sep 14, 2015

WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court has shot down a petition, filed by a coalition of 15 state attorneys general, asking it to issue an emergency stay to postpone deadlines imposed by the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan. The three-judge panel of the U.S.

Beckley man sues Walmart, driver after being hit in parking lot

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 3, 2015

BECKLEY – A Raleigh County couple blames a “barely visible” crosswalk outside a Walmart for contributing to the husband being hit by a car in the parking lot. Everett and Elizabeth Agnor of Beckley filed their complaint against Suman Maharjan and Wal-Mart Stores East LP last month in Raleigh Circuit Court. Everett Agnor was exiting the Walmart Supercenter on North Eisenhower Drive in Beckley on Jan. 29, 2015, when he entered the crosswalk outside the store. “The crosswalk utilized by Mr. Agno

Monroe Co. woman says she was injured by grape tomato at Walmart

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 25, 2015

PRINCETON – A Monroe County woman says she was injured after slipping on a grape tomato at Walmart. Brenda Elaine Huffman of Peterstown filed her complaint Aug. 4 in Mercer Circuit Court. The incident occurred May 2, according to the complaint. Huffman says she was shopping at Walmart in Princeton when she slipped on the grape tomato on the floor in the deli area of the store.

Putnam woman says her Achilles' tendon was sliced at Walmart

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 24, 2015

WINFIELD – A Putnam County woman says she was injured at Walmart while shopping for back-to-school supplies for her children. Jennifer Bradshaw filed her complaint in Putnam Circuit Court.

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