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Mercer County property owners allege bank breached agreement

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

Day Surgery Limited insurers seek judgment over coverage for sexual misconduct suits

CHARLESTON – The insurers of a surgery center in West Virginia are seeking a judgment regarding their duties to provide coverage for sexual misconduct claims.

U.S. trustee asks to have hotel group bankruptcy case dismissed

ATLANTA, Ga. – The Acting United States Trustee for Region 21 has filed an emergency motion to dismiss and request for hearing on an expedited basis due to lack of proof of insurance in the bankruptcy filing of Mountain Blue Hotel Group.

Lender alleges petrochemical company owes more than $250,000

HUNTINGTON — An electric company is suing a petrochemical business, alleging breach of a secured promissory note.

Goodwin says 'Emory Law 100' honor puts him in very good company

CHARLESTON – In being named to the Emory Law 100, a prestigious listing of the famed Emory University Law School’s most illustrious graduates, Carte Goodwin said he is honored because of the former alumni whose company he will now keep.

Seven more lawsuits filed against Axiall for chlorine gas leak

MOUNDSVILLE – Seven more lawsuits have been filed against Axiall Corporation for a chlorine gas leak that caused damages.

Outbreak of overdoses adds to urgency of Capito's call for opioid guidelines

HUNTINGTON – With more than 26 overdoses in a four-hour time period in Huntington, a letter from one of West Virginia's U.S. senators urging guidelines for prescribing opioids for acute pain is timely.

AG's office expands VW suit to include Audi, Porsche, others

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has expanded the state’s lawsuit against Volkswagen Group of America to include allegations against its parent company, in addition to Audi, Porsche and the German engineering corporation Robert Bosch.

AG, Board of Pharmacy create launch tool to help reduce opioid use

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and the state Board of Pharmacy have launched cutting-edge technology to help prescribers and pharmacists reduce opioid overprescription in the Mountain State.

Widow petitions court to settle workers' comp claim on children’s behalf

KEYSER – A Mineral County woman is petitioning to obtain court authority to settle a claim on behalf of her three minor children, who were left fatherless after a work-related accident.

Motorist blames UPS driver for wreck-related injuries

WHEELING – An Ohio County woman says she was injured in a two-vehicle accident allegedly caused by a UPS driver.

UPS sued over alleged damages after I-70 accident

WHEELING – A Triadelphia family is filing a suit against UPS and one of its drivers after a vehicle accident that allegedly led to injuries.

Morrisey, other AGs push painkiller prescribing guidelines

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has joined 35 states and the District of Columbia in urging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to quickly adopt proposed guidelines for prescribing opioid painkillers. Morrisey and a bipartisan group of attorneys general believe the CDC’s guidelines provide additional guidance to doctors to better evaluate the potential benefit and harm of prescribing opioid painkillers, such as oxycodone and hydrocodone. “Prescription dr

Credit lender claims C A and F Transport owes more than $7,000

PRINCETON – A Georgia credit card company is suing a West Virginia transport company for breach of contract, seeking to recover more than $7,000 in allegedly unpaid debt.

Core States Construction seeks to declare lien invalid for Ripley Walmart project

RIPLEY – A Georgia corporation is suing an installation company, seeking declaration that a mechanics lien is invalid and should be stricken from Jackson County records.

Inmate sues UPS for careless truck driver

CHARLESTON -- An inmate at St. Mary's Correctional Center is suing UPS after he was struck by one of its vehicles and injured.

CIVIL FILINGS: Kanawha County

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UPS files notice of removal for sexual discrimination suit

MORGANTOWN -- United Parcel Service and an employee are seeking a removal to federal court for a lawsuit following a sexual discrimination suit.