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States against climate change lawsuits ask for dismissal of NYC's

By John O'Brien | Jun 5, 2018

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.

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Self-driving cars, thinking machines will test limits of tort law

By Daniel Fisher | Apr 20, 2018

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) - Self-driving cars, machines that teach themselves how to operate and home digital assistants that can enter into legally binding contracts are all either on the market now or soon will be. So the next question is: Whom do you sue when they run amok?

Consumer claims loan with Countrywide has illegal balloon payment

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 14, 2018

HUNTINGTON – A Barboursville woman alleges her late husband was induced into a loan with an illegal balloon payment.

Attention, Walmart shoppers: check the expiration dates

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 1, 2017

When you're at the supermarket, do you open a cartons of eggs before adding it to your basket to make sure none are cracked? Do you reach for a jug of milk at the back of the cooler, assuming it will be fresher?

Woman blames Walmart, Starbucks after getting sick from outdated Frappuccino

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 27, 2017

CHARLESTON – A Charleston woman has filed a lawsuit against Walmart and Starbucks claiming she became ill after drinking an outdated Frappuccino.

Consumers file suit against Carrington Mortgage Services, Bank of America over handling of claim

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 17, 2017

WEBSTER SPRINGS – Two consumers allege that their mortgage was serviced in bad faith.

Wells Fargo Bank seeks reformation of deed of trust on Oceana property

By Louie Torres | Oct 16, 2017

PINEVILLE – A financial institution is seeking the court's assistance with regards to an Oceana property.

W.Va. House speaker makes pitch to Amazon for HQ2 site

By John Severance | Oct 5, 2017

CHARLESTON – Amazon is looking at the possibility of building a second headquarters, and a West Virginia lawmaker wants the Mountaineer State to be considered.

Financial Pacific Leasing says it is owed more than $30,000 for loan

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 4, 2017

KINGWOOD – A financing company alleges it is owed for a loan currently in default.

Woman says she found foreign object in son's hot chocolate at Snowshoe Starbucks

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 9, 2016

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Starbucks Corporation and Snowshoe Mountain Inc. after she claims a foreign object was found in her son’s hot chocolate.

AG's office secures $400M in e-book settlement with Apple

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 21, 2016

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says state consumers soon will receive their portion of a $400 million e-book settlement between Apple Inc. and 33 states and territories.

Morrisey announces $4.9M settlement with Rite Aid

By Chris Dickerson | Apr 5, 2016

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has announced a $4.9 million settlement with Rite Aid to resolve a dispute that involved cost savings derived from the sale of generic prescription drugs.

Green River Landscaping alleges Gray Lumber hasn't paid for services

By Robbie Hargett | Dec 13, 2015

BECKLEY – A Raleigh County landscaping company is suing a Raleigh County lumber company over claims it has not paid for services provided.

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