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Dissent in Sandy Hook decision says Conn. SC misread federal law, victims shouldn't be allowed to sue Remington

By Dan Fisher | Mar 15, 2019

HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - The Connecticut Supreme Court has said family members of victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre can sue the manufacturer of the Bushmaster rifle used in the assault under a theory the company’s advertising violated the state consumer protection statute.

Customer alleges Rural King's failure to use floormats caused injuries

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 9, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County woman is suing a Cross Lanes department store, alleging negligence caused injuries to the plaintiff.

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Time running out for lawyers suing opioid industry to show specific proof

By Daniel Fisher | Oct 20, 2018

The judge overseeing multidistrict litigation against the opioid industry has given plaintiffs a stark choice on a tight deadline: Hand over evidence of specific prescriptions they believe were improper or lose the right to present such evidence forever.

Customer alleges Kroger's negligence caused injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 17, 2018

WINFIELD — A Scott Depot woman is suing Kroger, alleging negligence led to injuries to the plaintiff.

Mercer County property owners allege bank breached agreement

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 30, 2018

PRINCETON — Two Mercer County property owners are suing a financial institution, alleging breach of settlement agreement.

Driver files suit against Joe Beard & Sons Corp. over collision on I-64

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 16, 2018

WINFIELD – A Scott Depot woman is seeking damages after a collision with a tractor-trailer on Interstate 64.

Former Diamond Electric Manufacturing Corp. employee alleges disabilities weren't accomodated

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 10, 2018

WINFIELD – A Putnam County woman alleges her former employer discriminated against her because of her age and disability.

Roofing companies allege Travelers breached insurance contract

By Philip Gonzales | May 8, 2017

CHARLESTON — Two roofing companies are suing an insurance carrier and administrator, alleging breach of an insurance contract.

Man sues Aetna, others for ERISA violations

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 20, 2016

HUNTINGTON – A man is suing Aetna Life Insurance Company for violations of the Employment Retirement Income Security Act. Virginia Air Distributors Inc. Benefit Plan and John Does 1 through 5 were also named as defendants in the suit.

Former employee says Otis Elevator fired her because of pregnancy

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 7, 2016

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman is suing Otis Elevator Company after she claims it fired her because she was pregnant and needed to be put on bed rest. Rebecca A. Hunter was employed by Otis for more than six years as its officer manager for its Big Chimney location, according to a complaint filed March 21 in Kanawha Circuit Court.

Wayne Co. man accuses Tri-State Airport of age discrimination

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 28, 2015

WAYNE – A man is using Tri-State Airport Authority for discriminating against him based on his age. Jerry Brienza, the director of the airport, was also named as a defendant in the suit. Robert Maynard began working at Huntington Tri-State Airport in December 1973 as a fueling technician in the General Aviation Department, according to a complaint filed in Wayne Circuit Court Maynard claims in 1975, he was named as the maintenance superintendent for the next 15 years and was responsible for t

Dollar General removes Putnam injury case to federal court

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 27, 2015

HUNTINGTON – A woman is suing Dollar General after she claims she was injured when she fell in its Buffalo location. On Aug. 8, 2014, Diane Ruby Dotson walked through an aisle that had boxes scattered on the floor that contained merchandise that was presumably waiting to be stocked, according to a complaint filed Sept. 15 in Putnam Circuit Court and removed to federal court on Oct. 7. Dotson claims as she walked down the aisle, she tripped on one of the boxes and fell on her hands to catch her

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