CHARLESTON — While those affected by the 2014 Elk River chemical spill should be receiving their checks soon, the plaintiffs attorneys who handled the case will split more than $22 million in fees.
CLARKSBURG – A woman is suing DISH Network after she claims improperly installed equipment caused her home to catch fire.
UNION – A West Union woman alleges that her home was destroyed in a fire caused by the negligent installation of Dish Network equipment.
CHARLESTON – A federal judge has nixed a proposed class action settlement regarding the 2014 Elk River chemical spill. U.S. District Judge John Copenhaver Jr. on July 6 issued an order denying the proposal. He denied it without prejudice, meaning the parties can refile a revised agreement.
CHARLESTON – A $151 million settlement would provide an estimated $525 to each household affected by the 2014 chemical spill that contaminated the water supply for residents in nine counties.
BLUEFIELD — An African-American woman is suing a Dish Network, alleging race and sex discrimination.
NEW CUMBERLAND – A Hancock County man is suing a satellite TV provider for injuries allegedly caused by a technician during an installation at his home.
CHARLESTON – More than 100 people have asked to be excluded from a class action settlement over the 2014 water contamination crisis in West Virginia. Those wishing to opt out or object to the settlement – in which Freedom Industries executives have agreed to pay $400,000 – have until next month to do so.