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Supplier alleges debtor, guarantor owe more than $5,000

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 11, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A New Jersey supplier is suing a debtor and guarantor, alleging it owes more than $5,000 for breach of an agreement.

Dinsmore & Shohl rated among leading firms for female attorneys

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 18, 2018

CHARLESTON — Dinsmore & Shohl is one of the top 62 firms in the country for female attorneys, according to Law360's 2018 Glass Ceiling Report, coming in sixth in similarly sized firms.

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Blame the criminals, pharmacies facing opioid lawsuits say

By John O'Brien | Jun 8, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) – Large pharmacy chains are asking why they are being sued by hundreds of cities and counties over the opioid crisis instead of the criminals who pushed drugs to addicts.

Blankenship's attempt to vacate sentence being played like musical chairs

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 4, 2018

Blankenship's attempt to vacate sentence being played like musical chairs

Panhandle Cleaning says Mason Rehab failed to pay for flood repairs

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 1, 2018

WHEELING — A remediation service provider is suing Terry Mason and Mason Rehab Center, alleging a breach of an emergency work authorization agreement.

Ky. woman blames opioid companies, medical providers for son's O.D. death

By Chris Dickerson | May 31, 2018

CHARLESTON – A Kentucky woman blames nine drug companies as well as a host of doctors, medical facilities and pharmacies for her son’s opioid overdose.

Man sues Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company for car accident, breach of contract

By Record staff | May 10, 2018

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company after he claims it breached its contract with him after he was involved in a car accident.

Dinsmore paralegal Francisco elected president of national association

By Glenn Minnis | May 8, 2018

HUNTINGTON -- Jill Francisco has been prepping for nearly the last two decades for the job to which she has been elected.

From Legal Newsline

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

By Daniel Fisher | May 2, 2018

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.

Judge dismisses age discrimination lawsuit against Hampden Coal

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 25, 2018

CHARLESTON – A judge dismissed a lawsuit filed against Hampden Coal that alleged a man was terminated from his employment based on his age.

From Legal Newsline

Opioid judge orders trials, DEA records as 'step toward defeating the disease'

By Daniel Fisher | Apr 13, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - The federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors has ordered a series of bellwether trials starting in 2019 to test disputed legal theories and facts before live juries, all but admitting defeat in his initial goal of crafting a global settlement and solution to the opioid crisis this year.

Former patient blames Wheeling health care providers for knee problems

By Philip Gonzales | Apr 11, 2018

WHEELING — A former patient is suing Wheeling health care providers, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries to the plaintiff''s knee.

Widower accuses physician of negligence in wife's death

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 5, 2018

HUNTINGTON — A Cabell County man is suing a physician, alleging negligence in the death of his wife.

Former employee alleges Speedway store operator violated wage laws

By Lhalie Castillo | Apr 4, 2018

WINFIELD — A former employee is suing Speedway, alleging violation of workers compensation acts.

St. Albans couple blames Kroger's for wife's injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 21, 2018

CHARLESTON — A St. Albans couple is suing Kroeger, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries to the wife.

Woman sues Huntington National Bank for unjust enrichment, breach of contract

By Kyla Asbury | Mar 21, 2018

CLARKSBURG – A woman is suing Huntington National Bank after she claims it refused to pay her money that she was owed from a Certificate of Deposit.

Former Cabell Huntington Hospital patient says she was given excessive dose of insulin

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 13, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A Cabell County woman alleges she had to be admitted to a hospital's intensive care unit after given an excessive dose of insulin by staff.

Prestera Center allegedly owes more than $20,000 for goods

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 13, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A Huntington corporation is alleged to have failed to pay for goods it purchased on credit.

From Legal Newsline

Citing 'barriers' to settlement, judge orders opioid foes to prepare for trial

By Daniel Fisher | Mar 8, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - The judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors ordered both sides to prepare for trials, citing unspecified “barriers” to a global settlement that became apparent after a conference Tuesday.

From Legal Newsline

Plaintiff lawyers see nationwide settlement as only end for opioid lawsuits

By Daniel Fisher | Mar 7, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - Plaintiff lawyers meeting in San Francisco last week for a conference on opioid litigation acknowledged that the hundreds of lawsuits they have filed in state and federal court will be difficult to resolve without an unprecedented national settlement whose mechanics are still difficult to predict.

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