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Caterpillar Financial alleges debtor, guarantor owe $25,000

By Philip Gonzales | May 9, 2018

BECKLEY — Caterpillar Financial is suing a Beaver debtor and guarantor, alleging breach of contract and a guaranty agreement.

Share, share, share, share your booty

By The West Virginia Record | Mar 13, 2018

Picture the bank runs of the Depression. Financial institutions could accommodate the small number of nervous customers wanting to withdraw their savings and close their accounts, at first. As the number of withdrawals increased and panic set in, cash reserves rapidly dwindled until one by one the banks were shuttered.

Resident of nursing home alleges negligence caused injuries

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 30, 2018

WAYNE – A Kanawha County man alleges a nursing home failed to provide him a safe environment.

Judge dismisses four claims in FDA vaping lawsuit

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 23, 2017

CHARLESTON – A federal judge has dismissed four of five claims against the Food and Drug Administration in a lawsuit challenging the legality of the FDA regulating e-cigarettes and vaping devices.

Elderly consumer accuses lender, mortgage service, holder of illegal practices

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 6, 2017

PRINCETON — An 80-year-old Bluefield woman is suing a mortgage lender, service and holder, alleging unconscionable inducement.

Caterpillar says Clay Cam Logging owes almost $100,000

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 28, 2017

An assignee is suing Clay Cam Logging LLC and Douglas C. Bolyard, a debtor and guarantor, citing alleged breach of a sales contract and guaranty agreement.

West Virginia corporation alleges damages via fax machine

By Philip Gonzales | May 25, 2017

CHARLESTON — A West Virginia corporation has filed a class action lawsuit against a Maryland company, alleging unlawful advertising.

Maryland trucking company blamed for fatal crash

By Philip Gonzales | May 23, 2017

ELKINS — A Texas man is suing a trucking company, alleging its negligence caused a fatal crash.

Homeowner alleges lenders failed to explain loan terms

By Philip Gonzales | May 3, 2017

WAYNE — A Wayne County homeowner is suing national lenders, alleging unconscionable inducement.

AG threatens lawsuit against Maryland over access to Potomac River

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 4, 2016

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says his office is ready to file a lawsuit against the state of Maryland regarding access to the Potomac River.

The Obama Administration's last-minute attacks on arbitration

By The West Virginia Record | Oct 4, 2016

Trial lawyers don't like arbitration, because arbitration reduces money-making opportunities for trial lawyers.

New federal rule will cut nursing home arbitration clauses

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 30, 2016

WASHINGTON – A new federal rule will make it more difficult for nursing homes to take legal claims to arbitration.

Capito takes broad-spectrum approach to opioid abuse and addiction

By Andrew Burger | Aug 10, 2016

WASHINGTON – West Virginia's junior U.S. senator, Republican Shelley Capito, is at the forefront of a broad-spectrum movement to address the growing problem of opioid abuse and addiction in West Virginia and nationwide.

37 companies sue Dominion Transmission, others for breach of fiduciary duty

By Kyla Asbury | Jul 1, 2016

MOUNDSVILLE – Thirty-seven companies are suing Dominion Transmission Inc. after they claim it and others breached their fiduciary duties.

Segal firm names almost 300 companies in each asbestos suit

By Jessica Karmasek | Jun 29, 2016

CHARLESTON – The average number of companies targeted by some of the biggest asbestos firms in their lawsuits is in the triple-figures, according to recent statistics, forcing some, especially those in claims management, to question the strategy of plaintiffs’ lawyers.

Man sues HealthSouth of Huntington for father’s injuries

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 17, 2016

HUNTINGTON – A man is suing HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Huntington after he claims his father was injured while in the hospital’s care.

Man accuses HealthSouth of negligence

By Kyla Asbury | Feb 4, 2016

HUNTINGTON – A man is suing HealthSouth Corporation after he was injured on its premises. On Nov. 20, 2014, Bill Short was a visitor at the HealthSouth Huntington Center and was walking out of the door of the facility to retrieve clothing for his wife when fell, according to a complaint filed in Cabell Circuit Court.

Benwood chiropractor alleges former patient is harming his business

By Hoang Tran | Jan 28, 2016

MOUNDSVILLE—A Benwood  chiropractor has filed a suit against a former patient over claims that the patient has maliciously caused harm to his business. 

Waste service claims Clancy's Irish Pub hasn't paid

By Hoang Tran | Jan 21, 2016

KEYSER – A Maryland-based waste disposal company is suing an Irish pub in Keyser, alleging it failed to pay for services rendered.

SDW Electric sued for allegedly unpaid debts

By Robert Hadley | Dec 1, 2015

MOOREFIELD – Lighting company Capital Tristate says it lent an electrical company some $13,000 worth of merchandise but has been unable to collect for any of it.

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