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Doddridge County well owners accuse oil, gas well operators of trespassing

WEST UNION — Three mineral interest owners are suing an oil and gas wells operator, alleging trespassing.

Customer alleges Nissan sold defective vehicle

PINEVILLE — A Wyoming County man is suing Nissan, alleging breach of express and implied warranties in selling a defective vehicle.

Whoa! Slow down! The climate-change lawsuits are getting out of control!

It's one thing for state and local governments to sue oil, gas, and coal companies, alleging that their fossil fuels contribute to some nebulous hazard called “global warming” or “climate change” (or “weird weather”) that creates some supposed damage that governments must expend public funds to rectify.

As Boulder sues, 15 states - including Colorado - oppose global warming lawsuits

From
Legal Newsline

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Two days after local officials in the Boulder, Colo., area filed a lawsuit that attempts to hold large energy companies liable for the alleged effects of global warming, the state’s top lawyer showed that she disagrees with their legal argument by voicing her opposition to similar lawsuits in California.

11 Antero royalty payment lawsuits removed to federal court

MARTINSBURG – Eleven lawsuits against Antero Resources for oil and gas royalty payment issues were removed to federal court.

AG's office outlines claims process in Western Union settlement

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has outlined the claims process for those eligible to receive compensation from a $586 million forfeiture by Western Union Company.

Individuals file class-action suit against Antero Resources Corporation for alleged breach of contract

Three individuals have filed a class-action lawsuit against Antero Resources Corporation, a Colorado corporation, citing alleged breach of contract.

Oil, gas rights property owner accuses leasehold interest owner of trespassing

NEW MARTINSVILLE — An oil and gas rights property owner is suing a leasehold interest owner, alleging trespassing.

Six lawsuits filed against Antero Resources for nuisance

WEST UNION – Six lawsuits have been filed against Antero Resources alleging private nuisance due to the construction of the Canton North Compressor Station.

Judge denies Ball's partial motion to dismiss injury suit

WHEELING – District Judge John Preston Bailey denied Ball Corporation and Ball Metal Food Container LLC’s partial motion to dismiss in a lawsuit alleging an employee sustained hand injuries at work.

Woman’s will sparks legal battle over mineral rights

WEST UNION – A Virginia man and two energy companies are suing Ohio State University and its board of trustees in a dispute involving mineral rights on inherited land.

Former employee alleges Renal Ventures Management violated her rights after termination

MOOREFIELD – A West Virginia woman is suing her former employer and supervisor after they fired her twice.

THEIR VIEW: Bad legal climate -- not bad geography -- holds our state back

CHARLESTON -- It's no surprise that the newest leader of West Virginia's personal injury bar, Michael J. Romano, thinks our state's legal climate is fine as is. However, it was quite interesting to read Mr. Romano's recent guest column on what really hurts West Virginia's job prospects -- too many mountains!