MOUNDSVILLE — Companies that service and repair rail cars are being sued after 178,000 pounds of liquid chlorine ruptured a rail car and sent a dangerous chemical plume into the air.
HUNTINGTON — A jury returned a verdict in favor of the plaintiff in a lawsuit against The First State Bank for breach of contract.
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.
Several Pennsylvania counties are fighting to keep control of their opioid lawsuits as the national law firm Simmons Hanly Conroy, with the active support of the companies it is suing, seeks to create what a rival attorney calls a litigation "cesspool."
WAYNE — A Wayne motorist is suing a driver and her employer, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries on the road.
CHARLESTON — An Ohio mechanic is suing joint venture partners, alleging negligence and discrimination.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The top lawyers of 15 states are again asking a federal judge to reject the legal strategy used by public officials and the private attorneys with whom they’ve teamed to sue the energy industry over alleged effects of climate change.
CHARLESTON — An estate administrator is suing asbestos products manufacturers, alleging failure to warn and negligence in causing the death of a relative.
MARTINSBURG – A woman is suing Allstate after she claims it breached its contract with her when it denied coverage for water damage in her home.
Which would you rather be paid – 38 dollars or $9 million? How about getting paid $38 to help someone else make $9 million?
CHARLESTON — A Boone County woman is suing 7-Eleven, alleging discrimination, a hostile work environment and wrongful discharge.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has joined a coalition of six other states are suing the federal government, challenging the 2012 executive action that created the unconstitutional Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
In proposed Monitronics $28 Million TCPA settlement, attorneys would pocket $9.3M and class members $38
WHEELING. W. Va. (Legal Newsline) – Individual plaintiffs in multidistrict Telephone Consumer Protection Act litigation stand to pocket $38 each in a $28 million settlement proposed in federal court in March.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Two days after local officials in the Boulder, Colo., area filed a lawsuit that attempts to hold large energy companies liable for the alleged effects of global warming, the state’s top lawyer showed that she disagrees with their legal argument by voicing her opposition to similar lawsuits in California.
CHARLESTON — A St. Albans woman is suing Lowe's Home Center alleging age, gender and disability discrimination.
HUNTINGTON — A customer service employee is suing AT&T, alleging disability discrimination and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
BECKLEY — A Fayette County consumer is suing Toyota, alleging breach of warranty.
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.
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.
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.