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Customer alleges Dollar General's negligence caused broken hip

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 7, 2018

CHARLESTON — A customer and her husband are suing Dollar General, alleging negligence caused the wife to suffer a broken hip.

Patient charges health care group with medical negligence

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 29, 2018

BECKLEY — A patient is suing health care providers, alleging negligence caused suffering to the plaintiff.

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Texas officials were 'in over their heads' when they struck deals with opioid lawyers

By Dan Fisher | Aug 16, 2018

When it hired outside lawyers to represent it in lawsuits against the opioid industry, Harris County agreed to pay a contingency fee of 35%, more than double the rate in Dallas County and equal to the highest in the state.

Customer alleges Dollar General's negligence led to fall, injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 8, 2018

NEW CUMBERLAND — A Weirton man is suing Dollar General, alleging negligence led to the plaintiff sustaining injuries.

Economic Evaluation Associates alleged to have defaulted on loan for BMW vehicle

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 19, 2018

WINFIELD – A Scott Depot company and two individuals are alleged to have defaulted on an auto loan.

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.

Woman says she was injured by wire in Dollar General cookies

By Lhalie Castillo | May 7, 2018

FAYETTEVILLE — A Fayette County woman has filed a lawsuit after she claims she found a piece of wire in a cookie she bought at Dollar General.

Moundsville couple alleges Dollar General's negligence caused wife's injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Apr 19, 2018

MOUNDSVILLE — A Moundsville couple is suing the operators of a Dollar General store, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Dollar General shopper claims boxes of glass jars injured her at store

By Lhalie Castillo | Mar 1, 2018

PINEVILLE – A shopper at the Dollar General Store in Oceana alleges she was injured when several boxes fell on her.

From Legal Newsline

Opioid judge doesn't want media to know details of settlement talks

By Daniel Fisher | Feb 9, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - The judge overseeing multidistrict litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors has named the teams of lawyers who will try to negotiate a settlement of hundreds of federal lawsuits - a complex task given parallel investigations and litigation by state attorneys general and potentially conflicting goals of private attorneys and their government counterparts.

Property owners claim Subway Real Estate, Little General Store failed to pay rent

By Lhalie Castillo | Jan 31, 2018

PRINCETON – The owners of a Princeton property allege that former tenants breached the lease.

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Usual Suspects: Lawyers used to getting their way in MDL process to lead opioid litigation

By Daniel Fisher | Jan 24, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - There will be a lot of familiar faces in U.S. District Judge Dan Polster’s courtroom in Cleveland on Jan. 31, when lawyers gather for a hearing on multidistrict litigation against the nation’s opioid manufacturers and distributors.

Little General manager alleges she was fired after filing workers' comp claim

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 1, 2018

BECKLEY – A Heaters resident alleges her Flatwoods employer terminated her because she filed a workers' compensation claim after she was attacked by a customer.

Woman accuses Raleigh General Hospital of wrongful termination

By From staff reports | Oct 20, 2017

BECKLEY – A woman is suing Raleigh General Hospital for after she claims her employment was wrongfully terminated.

Contemporary Galleries accused of failing to pay for work done at Ky. Toyota plant

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 22, 2017

CHARLESTON – A Tennessee corporation claims that a Charleston company did not pay it for work it completed.

Dollar General shopper claims she was injured when knocked into store display

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 7, 2017

CHARLESTON – A Cross Lanes woman alleges that she was injured in a Dollar General store when a delivery man came into the store and knocked her into a display.

Fairdale woman says she was injured after tripping over mat at Burger King

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 12, 2017

BECKLEY — A Fairdale resident is suing restaurant operators, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

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.

Parents blame health care providers for son's injuries

By Philip Gonzales | May 10, 2017

NEW MARTINSVILLE — A Tyler County couple is suing Wetzel County health care providers, alleging their medical negligence caused injuries to their son.

State ranks last in the nation for women on the bench

By Jamie Kelly | Jul 8, 2016

West Virginia does an OK job when it comes to representation of people of color on the judicial bench, but is the worst in the nation in terms of the percentage of women as judges, and the reasons why aren’t clear, according to a law professor who co-authored a study on judicial representation.

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