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Insurance company sues New Vrindaban for breach of contract

From staff reports Nov. 20, 2017, 3:15pm

MOUNDSVILLE – Nautilus Insurance Company is suing Iskcon New Vrindaban for breach of contract after it failed to pay for more than $6,000 in insurance premiums.

Summary judgement denied in ADA case against Mylan

Kyla Asbury Nov. 20, 2017, 3:11pm

CLARKSBURG – A federal judge denied a motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit against Mylan Pharmaceuticals that alleged it violated the Americans With Disabilities Act and the West Virginia Human Rights Act.

Judge dismisses lawsuit against St. Joseph Hospital by federal inmate

Kyla Asbury Nov. 20, 2017, 3:06pm

CLARKSBURG – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against St. Joseph Hospital that was filed by a federal inmate who alleged he was injured.

Federal judge denies request for new trial in Wheeling Jesuit student’s death

Kyla Asbury Nov. 20, 2017, 3:06pm

WHEELING – A federal judge denied one of the defendant’s motion for judgment as a matter of law, a new trial, remittitur and/or amendment of the judgment in a lawsuit against multiple defendants accused of causing the death of a Wheeling Jesuit University student.

LoanDepot.com lawsuit remanded back to state court

Kyla Asbury Nov. 20, 2017, 3:04pm

ELKINS – A lawsuit against LoanDepot.com has been remanded back to state court.

Justices: Diagnosis not compensable under workers’ comp claim

Kyla Asbury Nov. 20, 2017, 3:02pm

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that a woman’s cervical herniated discs and two forms of therapy are not compensable under her workers’ compensation claim.

Justices admonish attorney for not disclosing sexual relationship with client

Chris Dickerson Nov. 20, 2017, 1:43pm

CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has admonished a Nicholas County attorney for not immediately disclosing a sexual relationship with a client. The Chief Justice, however, thinks the majority of the court should have been harsher with its punishment of the public defender.

Tax relief will help all West Virginians

Alex Mooney Nov. 17, 2017, 5:01pm

WASHINGTON – The year was 1986, Ronald Reagan was president, the Chicago Bears won the Super Bowl and Top Gun was the hit movie at the box office — and it was also the last time the federal government reformed the tax code.

Mountain Blue bankruptcy case denied in Georgia, re-filed in Florida

Kyla Asbury Nov. 17, 2017, 12:14pm

CHARLESTON – The owners of Mountain Blue Hotel Group re-filed for bankruptcy in Florida after their case in Georgia was denied.

Two companies owned by governor sued for failure to pay invoices

From staff reports Nov. 17, 2017, 12:10pm

BECKLEY – Cramer Investigations & Security is suing two businesses owned by Gov. Jim Justice after it claims they failed to pay nearly $200,000.

Supreme Court says Zoloft birth defect claims in Mass Litigation Panel are under Michigan law

Kyla Asbury Nov. 17, 2017, 11:44am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of appeals has issued an opinion agreeing that birth defects from the drug Zoloft that have been sent to the Mass Litigation Panel fall under Michigan law.

Federal judge remands Boone County Assessor’s Office lawsuit back to state court

Kyla Asbury Nov. 17, 2017, 11:42am

CHARLESTON – A federal judge has granted a motion to remand a lawsuit against the Boone County Assessor’s Office back to state court.

Supreme Court says Mason Co. Commission not at fault for man’s beating at county fair

Kyla Asbury Nov. 17, 2017, 11:35am

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued an opinion that answered three certified questions and ruled that the county commission was not liable for a man’s beating at the annual fair.

Federal judge denies motion to stay discovery in John Deere credit violation lawsuit

Kyla Asbury Nov. 17, 2017, 11:30am

CHARLESTON – A federal judge has denied a motion to stay discovery in a lawsuit against John Deere alleging West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act and Federal Truth in Lending Act violations.

Armstead also backs constitutional amendment on court budget; Former justice says 'not so fast'

Chris Dickerson Nov. 17, 2017, 11:24am

CHARLESTON – The Speaker of the House of Delegates and a former Supreme Court justice also are speaking out about the court’s recently revealed renovation spending.

Emergency petition filed to stay FERC order in pipeline appeals

Kyla Asbury Nov. 16, 2017, 6:38pm

CHARLESTON – An emergency petition has been filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia seeking to stop the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission from blocking challenges to its approval of new natural gas pipelines.

More people calling for legislative control of Supreme Court budget

Chris Dickerson Nov. 16, 2017, 3:38pm

CHARLESTON – Officials and state leaders continue to discuss spending at the West Virginia Supreme Court and how to deal with it.

Two lawsuits filed against Bill Cole Hyundai for breach of contract

From staff reports Nov. 16, 2017, 3:05pm

BECKLEY – Two breach of contract lawsuits have been filed against a car dealership owned by a former gubernatorial candidate and state Senate President.

Red Lobster accuses Huntington of breach of 33-year-old agreement

From staff reports Nov. 16, 2017, 3:00pm

HUNTINGTON – Red Lobster Hospitality is suing the city of Huntington, the Huntington Municipal Development Authority and Batra Hospitality Group for breaching an agreement made more than 30 years ago.

Cabell sheriff says Billy Bob's hasn't paid nearly $50K in property taxes

From staff reports Nov. 16, 2017, 2:55pm

HUNTINGTON – Billy Bob’s Wonderland is being sued for failing to pay nearly $50,000 in property taxes to Cabell County.