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Bringing the legal system to light. Our weekly newsletter sheds light on the lawsuits, people, and organizations that continually clog the legal system in West Virginia.
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CHARLESTON – A judge granted a motion in part to dismiss a lawsuit against Raleigh County Emergency Operating Center and others after the plaintiff claimed two sheriff’s deputies used excessive force.
CHARLESTON – Bail reform legislation to change how West Virginia magistrates set bond in misdemeanor criminal cases that passed the state House of Delegates will help fix a broken system, a civil liberties advocate said.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has imposed sanctions on a Keyser attorney for alleged violations of misconduct.
CHARLESTON –A woman is suing Genesis Healthcare after she claims they are responsible for her father-in-law’s death.
BECKLEY – A couple is suing ICG Beckley and Arch Coal after they claim the companies are responsible for a work injury rendering a 29-year-old a quadriplegic.
CHARLESTON – A man is suing Genesis Healthcare after he claims it is responsible for his brother’s injuries and death.
WHEELING – Three lawsuits have been filed against Hurricane Specialized LLC after they plaintiffs claim they were injured in a car accident.
LOGAN – Another lawsuit has been filed against Bizzack Construction for property damages from highway construction.
BECKLEY – Two lawsuits have been filed against WV Metal Wholesalers Inc. for a car accident that caused injuries.
ELKINS – A man is suing Lowe’s Home Centers after he claims his employment was terminated and he was discriminated against based on his age.
CHARLESTON – Two of the leading Republican candidates for Joe Manchin’s U.S. Senate seat continue to spar in a war of words.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office recently led an investigation that resulted in the indictment of a contractor operating in the Mountain State.
CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman alleges she was injured at a Nitro casino and needed surgery afterward.
NEW CUMBERLAND – A Weirton woman alleges she was injured because of a defective lawnmower.
BECKLEY – A Fayette County woman alleges her decedent died prematurely because of a delay in treatment of his condition.
CHARLESTON – A Scott Depot man claims a St. Albans employer failed to compensate him at the commission percentage promised.
BECKLEY – A North Carolina man alleges a Beckley police officer unlawfully seized him without any lawful justification.
LOGAN – A Mingo County man alleges he was unlawfully terminated from his position.
BECKLEY – A Scarbro timber cutter alleges he was injured while working because of his employer's negligence.
CHARLESTON – As teachers and school service personnel across West Virginia continue their work stoppage, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey calls the planned walkout illegal.