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Judge in massive opioid case watching plaintiff lawyer spending, orders them to fly coach

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CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - The judge overseeing multidistrict litigation against the opioid industry ordered plaintiffs’ attorneys to keep monthly records of the time they spend on their cases down to a tenth of an hour and imposed strict rules on who can collect fees, in an effort to prevent the excesses that have drawn criticism in other class actions and mass tort cases.

Kentucky business alleges insurer failed to pay benefits

MOUNDSVILLE — An insured Kentucky business is suing a liability insurer, alleging breach of an insurance contract and breach of duty.

AG's office warns tourney-bound fans to watch for ticket scalping

CHARLESTON — Both West Virginia and Marshall's men's basketball teams are playing in the NCAA championship tournament. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is urging Mountaineer and Thundering Herd fans to use caution as they purchase tickets for the upcoming NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament in San Diego.

Customer sues Kroger store operators

HUNTINGTON — A costumer are suing Kroger Limited Partnership I, The Kroger Co., et al, grocery store operators, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Barboursville Kroger shopper alleges liquid on floor caused fall

HUNTINGTON – A Cabell County woman alleges she was injured while shopping at the Kroger in Barboursville because of liquid on the floor.

Customer blames Kroger for injuries

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County man is suing Kroger, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Woman alleges she suffered reaction because of incorrect prescription filled by Kroger

CHARLESTON – A Kroger pharmacy customer alleges that she was given an incorrect prescription.

Man seeks damages from Kroger after falling shelf allegedly injured head

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County Kroger shopper alleges that he was injured when a shelf fell on his head.

Bank accuses JP Morgan Chase of breaching agreement

BECKLEY — A bank is suing JP Morgan Chase, alleging breach of loan agreement.

McCoy Elkhorn Coal Company LLC, Quest Energy Inc. accused of breach of contract

A West Virginia company is suing McCoy Elkhorn Coal Company LLC and Quest Energy Inc., an Indiana corporation, for alleged breach of contract.

Celadon Trucking, driver accused of negligence in vehicular accident

An individual is suing James Tussey Wilson III and Celadon Trucking Services Inc., an Indiana corporation, citing negligence for their alleged role in a vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer.

Federal judge says Allstate not liable in 2014 Morgantown killings

CLARKSBURG – District Judge Irene Keeley issued an order granting summary judgment that it was not at fault for the Hunt killings that occurred in December 2014.