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Conductor accuses railway company of unsafe work environment

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 28, 2018

PINEVILLE — A conductor is suing a railway operator, alleging an unsafe work environment led to injuries.

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Opioid lawyer trying to avoid 'cesspool' asked for by major national firm

By Dan Fisher | Aug 9, 2018

Several Pennsylvania counties are fighting to keep control of their opioid lawsuits as the national law firm Simmons Hanly Conroy, with the active support of the companies it is suing, seeks to create what a rival attorney calls a litigation "cesspool."

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.

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

By Lhalie Castillo | Dec 19, 2017

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

Father, daughter sue Ditech Financial for negligence

By From staff reports | Oct 20, 2017

BECKLEY – A father and daughter are suing Ditech Financial after they claim it was negligent and caused them damages.

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

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 25, 2017

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.

Bluefield Limited Partnership alleges Kmart is behind on rent

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 31, 2017

PRINCETON – Kmart Corp. is alleged to have failed to pay rent on a Bluefield property.

Daughters sue Life Insurance Company of North America for not properly paying insurance benefits

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 23, 2017

MARTINSBURG – Two daughters are suing Life Insurance Company of North America for not paying out their father’s insurance benefits to them.

Lender alleges petrochemical company owes more than $250,000

By Philip Gonzales | May 4, 2017

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

By John Sammon | May 3, 2017

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.

AG: Feedback to winning Kids Kick Opioids entry 'very positive'

By Carrie Salls | Feb 13, 2017

CHARLESTON – A Rosemont Elementary School third-grader’s poignant story that revealed her feelings about losing her father to a drug overdose appeared in advertisements across West Virginia in January as part of Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s quest to raise awareness on the tragic consequences of painkiller abuse. 

Woman sues Ocwen Loan Servicing for illegal debt collection

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 30, 2017

ELKINS – A woman is suing Ocwen Loan Servicing after she claims it violated the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act. Deutsche Bank National Trust Company was also named as a defendant in the suit.

Seven more lawsuits filed against Axiall for chlorine gas leak

By Kyla Asbury | Sep 20, 2016

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

By Dawn Geske | Aug 23, 2016

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

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 4, 2016

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

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 29, 2016

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

By Robert Hadley | Apr 21, 2016

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

By Robert Hadley | Apr 6, 2016

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

By Hoang Tran | Feb 19, 2016

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

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 15, 2016

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

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