CHARLESTON — Xcoal Energy & Resources is suing two companies owned by Gov. Jim Justice's family for allegedly breaching their contract with the plaintiff.
CHARLESTON — DuPont has filed a lawsuit against Brown Houston regarding information disclosed to one of its former attorneys who now works for the firm.
WHEELING — A common stockholder has filed a class action lawsuit against a Wheeling financial business and its board members, alleging breach of fiduciary duties.
HUNTINGTON – An Ohio man alleges he was injured at a Walmart in Huntington because of snow and ice at the store.
HUNTINGTON – A Cabell County man is seeking reinstatement to his job with Walmart after an incident with a purported shoplifter.
CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man alleges he was terminated from his job at a Walmart store while he was out on medical leave.
CHARLESTON – A former Wal-Mart employee alleges that she was wrongfully terminated because of her age and is seeking reinstatement to her position.
BECKLEY — A Wyoming Count widower is suing a car manufacturer and road assistance providers, alleging negligence led to the death of his wife. .
A West Virginia company is suing Equity One of West Virginia Inc. for alleged breach of contract.
CHARLESTON – Gov. Jim Justice’s family coal company has been named in a lawsuit for allegedly failing to do its part in coal supply contracts with a Canadian steel company known as Essar Steel Algoma Inc. Southern Coal Sales Corporation filed an answer May 4, denying the allegations and seeking to have the case moved from bankruptcy court in Delaware to federal district court in New York.
PARKERSBURG – DuPont Co. has agreed to a $670.7 million settlement that with mid-Ohio Valley residents regarding C8 exposure from the company’s Parkersburg plant.
COLUMBUS – A federal jury awarded a $10.5 million in punitive damages in a case against DuPont regarding contamination of water supplies in the Parkersburg area.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – A federal jury has returned a $2 million verdict against DuPont in the third of 3,500 cases charging that DuPont knowingly contaminated drinking water at its facility near Parkersburg.
CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Starbucks Corporation and Snowshoe Mountain Inc. after she claims a foreign object was found in her son’s hot chocolate.
COLUMBUS – A federal jury has awarded a college professor $500,000 in punitive damages on top of $5.1 million in compensatory damages awarded earlier this week in the second DuPont C-8 bellwether trial.
COLUMBUS – A federal jury has awarded a college professor $5.1 million in the second DuPont C-8 bellwether trial.
Ten years ago, two case technicians for the Social Security Administration in Huntington noticed something they apparently weren't supposed to notice: that an SSA appeals judge, also in Huntington, habitually was approving the disability claims made by clients of a particular attorney.
LEXINGTON, Ky. – An eastern Kentucky attorney who bills himself as “Mr. Social Security” has been charged with defrauding the federal government of more than $600 million. Eric Conn was arrested April 4. In his indictment, unsealed April 5, a federal grand jury found probable cause to believe Conn conspired to rig hundreds of disability claims from 2004 to 2012. The grand jury also indicted Social Security Administration appeals judge David B. Daugherty of Huntington as well as Pikeville, Ky., p
CHARLESTON – A suit in which a man blames Wal-Mart, PepsiCo and Frito-Lay for injuries after an incident involving an in-store display of chips and salsa is headed to federal court. On Feb. 2, 2013, Arthur Buckalew was a patron lawfully walking along the premises near inside fixture displays of various merchandise, including Tostito’s corn chips and salsa, according to a complaint filed Jan. 27 in Kanawha Circuit Court. Wal-Mart filed to have it removed to federal court on Feb. 29.
CHARLESTON – A far greater percentage of West Virginians collect Social Security disability benefits than the rest of the nation. For instance, a 2011 review found 9 percent of the state’s working-age population received benefits as compared to 4.6 percent nationally. There’s no doubt many have legitimate disabilities, but such a high percentage also suggests some people may be gaming the system. Such a significant problem demands action.