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Investigation of state Supreme Court is over, maybe

By The West Virginia Record | Mar 19, 2019

The federal investigation of possible wrongdoing by our state Supreme Court justices, which began more than two years ago, finally is over. Unless, of course, it starts up again, which is also a possibility.

Dark money and bullying tactics at the state Capitol

By Stephen New | Mar 19, 2019

CHARLESTON – For 25 years now, West Virginia and her citizens have been victimized by a ruthless, unrelenting attack. Why? Because corporate billionaires want to increase their profits at the expense of our state's reputation, our bank accounts and our constitutional rights.

Campaign finance legislation provides greater transparency

By Mac Warner | Mar 19, 2019

CHARLESTON – Transparency is the key component of good campaign finance policy. As we progress through the 21st Century, easily accessible and complete information is not only possible, it’s absolutely necessary for citizens to stay informed on how government is spending tax dollars, conducting business and passing laws.

AG's office sues Diocese and former bishop, saying they employed known pedophiles

By Chris Dickerson | Mar 19, 2019

PARKERSBURG — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has filed a lawsuit alleging the Wheeling-Charleston Diocese and a former bishop, saying they knowingly employed pedophiles.

Dental hygienist says she was victim of retaliatory firing and discrimination

By Chris Dickerson | Mar 19, 2019

NEW MARTINSVILLE – A dental hygienist claims she was the victim of a retaliatory firing and discrimination. Karen Ullom, 56, filed her complaint March 19 in Wetzel Circuit Court against Dr. Andrea Lockhart, Adam Pendleton and New Martinsville Dental.

Couple claims negligent truck driver rear-ended their vehicle

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 19, 2019

HUNTINGTON — A couple is seeking damages after a bus driver allegedly struck the rear end of their vehicle.

Select Energy Services is accused of not accommodating employee with special needs

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 19, 2019

CLARKSBURG — A couple claims a company discriminated against an employee due to his disability.

ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF WEST VIRGINIA: U.S. Attorney's Office Concludes Investigation into West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals

By Press release submission | Mar 18, 2019

United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced that his office has concluded its current investigation into the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.

Greenbrier County joins in opioid crisis fight against drug manufacturers, retailers

By Kyla Asbury | Mar 18, 2019

BECKLEY — The Greenbrier County Commission has filed a lawsuit against drug manufacturers and distributors it claims played a part in the opioid epidemic in West Virginia.

Marshall settles suit filed by student who claimed it mishandled inquiry into sex assault claim

By Kyla Asbury | Mar 18, 2019

CHARLESTON — Marshall University agreed to settle a lawsuit filed last year that alleged it mishandled an investigation into an alleged sexual assault.

Yeager pleads guilty to embezzlement

By Kyla Asbury | Mar 15, 2019

CHARLESTON — Former magistrate Julie Yeager pleaded guilty today to felony counts of embezzlement by a public official and fraudulent schemes.

Blankenship says national media, GOP leaders worked together to defame him in '18 primary

By Chris Dickerson | Mar 15, 2019

WILLIAMSON – Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship has filed a $12 billion lawsuit claiming saying national media outlets and leading Republicans intended to defame him in his 2018 U.S. Senate bid.

After two years, U.S. attorney says investigation of state Supreme Court is over

By Chris Dickerson | Mar 15, 2019

CHARLESTON – The federal investigation into the state Supreme Court is over. U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart issued a statement March 14 announcing the conclusion of the probe that has lasted for more than two years.

From Legal Newsline

Dissent in Sandy Hook decision says Conn. SC misread federal law, victims shouldn't be allowed to sue Remington

By Dan Fisher | Mar 15, 2019

HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - The Connecticut Supreme Court has said family members of victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre can sue the manufacturer of the Bushmaster rifle used in the assault under a theory the company’s advertising violated the state consumer protection statute.

Loved Ones in Home Care is accused of violating Fair Labor Standards Act

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 15, 2019

CHARLESTON — A woman is seeking damages, claiming her workplace violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Woman alleges she was injured in accident with Mingo County school bus

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 15, 2019

CHARLESTON — A woman is seeking damages after being involved in a car accident with a school bus.

Man claims Dodge vehicle he purchased didn't meet manufacturer's standards

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 15, 2019

BLUEFIELD — A man claims a car he was sold was not in conformity with manufacturer's standards.

Woman seeks damages following alleged slip and fall in an Aldi store

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 14, 2019

HUNTINGTON —A woman claims that she was injured at an Aldi in a slip and fall.

Auto parts company alleges customer owes more than $27,000

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 14, 2019

An auto parts company claims a customer owes it more than $27,000.

Woman claims she was fired without cause from Summersville medical center

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 14, 2019

A woman is seeking damages, claiming that she was terminated unfairly from her position.

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