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Bluefield couple accuses mobile home park owners of negligence

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jun 28, 2018

PRINCETON — A Bluefield couple is suing mobile home park owners, alleging negligence and premises liability.

Guests accuse Pullman Plaza Hotel, elevator company of negligence

By Bree Gonzales | Jun 22, 2018

HUNTINGTON — Seven hotel guests are suing a Huntington hotel and an elevator equipment and service provider, alleging negligence and premises liability.

CSX worker blames knee injury on unsafe work environment

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 1, 2018

HUNTINGTON — An Ashland, Kentucky, utility worker is suing a railroad corporation, alleging negligence.

Injured trailer-truck driver accuses drilling site operators of negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Apr 26, 2018

WEST UNION — A Philippi trailer-truck driver is suing drilling worksite operators, alleging unsafe working conditions led to injuries to the plaintiff. .

Neurological Associates patient alleges screw caused injuries

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Mar 16, 2018

CHARLESTON – An Oak Hill woman alleges an improperly placed screw from a surgery caused her pain.

American College of Bankruptcy to honor Judge Patrick M. Flatley

By Glenn Minnis | Feb 26, 2018

Federal Judge Patrick M. Flatley’s decorated career has earned a unanimous seal of approval from the American College of Bankruptcy.

Legislation to end civil forfeiture without due process will rise again, ACLU spokesman says

By Karen Kidd | Feb 21, 2018

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia branch of the American Civil Liberties Union is keeping hope alive for legislation to end civil forfeiture without "real due process" in the state.

IOGA director: Oil and natural gas key to state's future

By Carrie Salls | Jan 31, 2018

MORGANTOWN – Charlie Burd, executive director of the Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia believes “investments in the efficient exploration, drilling, production and transporting of oil and natural gas and its by-products present the one best and greatest hope for West Virginia and its citizens.”

Patient alleges surgeon left instrument in body after surgery at Bluefield Regional Medical Center

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 5, 2018

PRINCETON – A Princeton woman alleges an instrument was left in her body after a surgery.

Carman claims CSX Transportation failed to provide safe place to work

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 5, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A carman alleges he was injured at a bridge yard because his railroad company employer failed to provide a safe place to work.

Supreme Court sends lawsuit back to lower court regarding shareholders who were double-taxed

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 8, 2017

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has issued an opinion in an appeal regarding double taxation of shareholders during the sale of a company that occurred 17 years ago.

CSX Transportation employee alleges unsafe working environment caused injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 28, 2017

NEW MARTINSVILLE – A Moundsville man alleges he was injured while working for a transportation company in a fall.

Save-A-Lot customer alleges he needed surgery after falling at Moundsville store

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 13, 2017

MOUNDSVILLE – A Proctor man alleges he was injured at a Moundsville store because of a fall caused by liquid on the floor.

Appeals court grants request for WVDEP to start over on disputed pipeline review

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 19, 2017

CHARLESTON – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has granted a request by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to throw out the DEP’s approval of the Mountain Valley Pipeline and let them start over.

Man alleges injuries after item fell on him at Lowe's store

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 4, 2017

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County man alleges he was injured at a home improvement store in the county when an item fell on him.

Norfolk Southern Railway conductor seeks $5 million after fall

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 21, 2017

NEW CUMBERLAND – A conductor alleges he was injured because his railway employer failed to provide a safe place to work.

Dollar Tree patron alleges she was injured in fall because of hole

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 25, 2017

RIPLEY – A Jackson County woman alleges that she was injured while shopping at a Dollar Tree store because of a damaged walkway.

Consumers claim Midland Credit, others unlawfully contacted them to collect alleged debt

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 25, 2017

CHARLESTON – Two consumers allege that they have been harassed by debt collectors who should have known that they were representing by counsel.

Fourth Circuit upholds Justice Energy’s $1.23M fine

By Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury | Jul 12, 2017

CHARLESTON – The U.S. Circuit of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has upheld a $1.23 million contempt-of-court fine issued to Justice Energy in a lawsuit filed against the company by James River Equipment.

Fourth Circuit finds in favor of coal miner in 'mark of the beast' case

By Glenn Minnis | Jun 22, 2017

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – A federal appeals court in Virginia has affirmed a $586,861 jury award handed to a man who says h​​​​​e was forced to retire from his mining job when religious principles prevented him from using a biometric hand scanner.

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