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Boone couple lists 46 defendants in asbestos case

CHARLESTON - A Boone County man has filed an asbestos lawsuit against 46 companies, claiming they in some way caused his lung cancer and deterioration of life.

PERSONNEL FILE: Jackson Kelly moves to new D.C. office

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Jackson Kelly has relocated its Washington, D.C., office to 1875 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 1110 in the area north of DuPont Circle.

This Just In: Kanawha County

Jan. 16

New television ad targets McGraw

McGraw CHARLESTON – A television ad targeting Attorney General Darrell McGraw has both sides talking.

This Just In: Kanawha County

Dec. 11

DuPont, 38 other companies named in asbestos suit

CHARLESTON - A man formerly employed by DuPont has filed an asbestos suit against the company and 38 others, claiming they caused him to be exposed to asbestos and asbestos-containing products.

Japanese manufacturer to locate in Belle

TOKYO -- Kureha Corp. announced Dec. 18 it will invest more than $100 million to build a plant in Belle that will produce and sell the groundbreaking, high-performance polymer, polyglycolic acid (PGA).

Pittsburgh attorney files six asbestos against 105 companies

CHARLESTON - Pittsburgh attorney David Chervenick filed a class action asbestos lawsuit against 105 companies on behalf of six families.

Jury orders DuPont to pay nearly $200 million in punitive damages

CLARKSBURG - A Harrison County jury has ordered DuPont to pay $196.2 million in punitive damages after the company was convicted of wanton, willful and reckless conduct.

Closing arguments set in DuPont waste pile case

CLARKSBURG - The closing arguments of a class-action lawsuit against DuPont are set after 10 plaintiffs testified in the fourth and final phase of the trial.

DuPont ordered to provide medical monitoring in Harrison County

CLARKSBURG - DuPont Co. has been ordered to provide medical monitoring for Harrison County residents who were exposed to dangerous chemicals at a waste site.

PERSONNEL FILE: W.Va. Chamber's leadership team elected for 2007-08

Martin CHARLESTON –- Clarence E. "CEM" Martin III, a partner with Martin & Seibert in Martinsburg, has been elected to succeed Linda Kay Wellings, President of MPL Corporation, as Chairperson of the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce.

Couple sues DuPont, barge company over work injuries

CHARLESTON - A Kanawha County couple filed a suit against a local chemical manufacturing facility after the husband was injured while unloading chemicals from one of the barges.

This Just In: Kanawha County

July 12

Letter to the Editor: Published report had C8 facts wrong

Dear Editor:

Timing of lawsuit favorable to residents as Va. man currently in bankruptcy

CHARLESTON – Should the eight West Virginia residents who have a suit against an alleged private investigator prevail in court, they may stand a chance to collect any judgment they receive in spite of his pending bankruptcy.

C8 science panel requests DuPont worker study

Deitzler PARKERSBURG - The C8 science panel has asked and now hopes to receive.

Gustke hints at end to open Wood judgeship

PARKERSBURG - During the final moments of a lengthy hearing Monday, an attorney remarked to Arthur Gustke that the senior status judge is working a murder trial later in the week.

Settlement terms argued in DuPont case

Harry Deitzler PARKERSBURG - After three years of arguing, the two sides in a class action lawsuit brought against DuPont finally agreed on a settlement in August 2004.

Four asbestos suits filed jointly

CHARLESTON - Four plaintiffs groups jointly filed asbestos lawsuits recently in Kanawha Circuit Court.