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Woman sues Central Transport for discrimination

From staff reports Nov. 2, 2017, 12:29pm

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Central Transport LLC after she claims it discriminated against her based on her sex.

PcW faces blame for being lied to

The West Virginia Record Sep. 19, 2017, 7:59pm

“And the Academy Award for Best Picture goes to La La Land! Uh, wait a minute, not La La Land, Moonlight! The Best Picture award goes to Moonlight. Sorry, La La Land.” Whoops! Somebody from PricewaterhouseCoopers gave the wrong envelope to presenter Warren Beatty, co-presenter Faye Dunaway read out the wrong name, and the wrong actors and filmmakers took the stage to accept an award that wasn't meant for them – only to be told moments later on live television that a mistake had been made and they had to turn over their golden statues to the rightful recipients.

Ruby Tuesday lawsuit remanded back to state court

Kyla Asbury Sep. 18, 2017, 10:44am

CLARKSBURG – A lawsuit against Ruby Tuesday alleging gender discrimination and a hostile work environment has been remanded back to Harrison Circuit Court by U.S. District Judge Irene Keeley.

Superior Marine Ways employee alleges unsafe work environment caused injuries

Philip Gonzales Aug. 31, 2017, 8:22am

CHARLESTON – A Jones Act seaman residing in Ohio alleges he is owed maintenance and cure benefits after a fall while working on a towing vessel on the Kanawha River near Charleston.

West Virginia's latest epidemic: opioid lawsuits

The West Virginia Record Aug. 22, 2017, 12:13pm

West Virginians first had to face the epidemic of addiction to opioids. Now there’s an epidemic of opioid lawsuits. Who's responsible for the first epidemic, in addition to the drug abusers, is subject to dispute. The ones responsible for the second epidemic are known.

Huntington firm leading group filing opioid cases across the country

Chris Dickerson Aug. 18, 2017, 1:16pm

HUNTINGTON – A Huntington-based firm is leading a legal team that recently has filed nearly a dozen federal lawsuits on behalf of government agencies from Ohio and Alabama against drug companies for their alleged role in the opioid epidemic.

Couple accuses Real Time Solutions, US Bank of predatory lending

Ma. Angelica Saylo Pilo Aug. 3, 2017, 8:04am

BECKLEY – A Prosperity couple is accusing their mortgage loan servicer and holder of predatory lending practices.

Oil, gas rights owner alleges successor lessee

Philip Gonzales Jul. 7, 2017, 7:58am

NEW MARTINSVILLE — An oil and gas rights owner is suing a Texas company, alleging breach of lease agreement.

USAA Insurance allegedly breached contract by denying claim

Wadi Reformado Jun. 26, 2017, 7:51am

A West Virginia man is suing USAA Casualty Insurance Company for alleged breach of contract.

Couple sues companies for allegedly retaining costs on royalty checks

Wadi Reformado Jun. 22, 2017, 6:28am

A couple is suing SWN Production Company and Statoil USA Onshore Properties Inc., for alleged breach of contract.

Three pipeline inspectors allege employer failed to pay overtime

Philip Gonzales Jun. 7, 2017, 9:09am

CLARKSBURG — Three pipeline inspectors are suing a Houston energy company, alleging violation of workers compensation acts in failing to pay overtime.

Woman sues Oldcastle Materials for discrimination

Kyla Asbury Jun. 6, 2017, 9:38am

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Oldcastle Materials after she claims it discriminated against her.

Budget cuts threaten to slam courthouse doors on many West Virginians

Linda A. Klein and Marc E. Williams May 23, 2017, 11:29am

HUNTINGTON – When ordinary Americans need help with life’s big problems, the Legal Services Corporation is there. But its survival is threatened. That’s why it needs help from every resident of West Virginia. What does the LSC do to protect low-income individuals and families who can’t afford a lawyer? Here’s a recent story from Kanawha County.

Maryland trucking company blamed for fatal crash

Philip Gonzales May 23, 2017, 8:27am

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

Couple blames multiple businesses for husband's injuries

Philip Gonzales May 23, 2017, 7:42am

PINEVILLE — A Wyoming County couple is suing three companies, alleging negligence led to injuries for the husband.

Woman accuses Ruby Tuesday of discrimination, harassment

Kyla Asbury May 16, 2017, 2:33pm

CLARKSBURG – A woman is suing Ruby Tuesday after she claims she was discriminated against and harassed.

Man accuses Central Supply Company of West Virginia of discrimination

Kyla Asbury May 12, 2017, 12:04pm

CLARKSBURG – A Fairmont man is suing Central Supply Company of West Virginia after he claims he was discriminated against and wrongfully terminated.

Widow blames multiple companies for husband's wrongful death

Philip Gonzales May 8, 2017, 11:09am

MOUNDSVILLE — A Paden City widow is suing multiple companies, alleging their negligence led to her husband's death.

Motorist blames another drive for injuries in crash

Philip Gonzales May 5, 2017, 9:52am

WHEELING — A Brooke County motorist is suing an employer and another driver, alleging their negligence caused a crash that led to injuries to the plaintiff..

Lender alleges petrochemical company owes more than $250,000

Philip Gonzales May 4, 2017, 8:02am

HUNTINGTON — An electric company is suing a petrochemical business, alleging breach of a secured promissory note.