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Attorney: EQT drilling verdict 'affirms property rights of surface landowners'

Carrie Salls Sep. 23, 2017, 12:22pm

WEST UNION – A jury verdict delivered earlier this month that ordered EQT Production Co. to pay $190,000 to two Doddridge County landowners after the company built a well pad on their land without permission “simply means that the industry will need to negotiate in good faith with surface landowners to obtain the use of their land prior to the commencement of horizontal drilling operations,” David Grubb of The Grubb Law Group told The West Virginia Record.

Opioid Abuse Prevention Game of the Week enjoying a 'successful' second season

Karen Kidd Sep. 23, 2017, 12:21pm

CHARLESTON – With more than a dozen games visited and more scheduled across the state through the rest of football season, the second year of West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's Opioid Abuse Prevention Game of the Week is proving as successful as the first, he says.

Judge denies motion to set aside $2 million judgment in wrongful termination case

Chris Dickerson Sep. 22, 2017, 8:29pm

MADISON – A judge has denied a motion to set aside a nearly $2 million judgment in a wrongful termination lawsuit.

Man sues Kanawha County, others for wrongful conviction for 1990 Zain case

Kyla Asbury Sep. 22, 2017, 8:25pm

CHARLESTON – A man is suing Kanawha County, as well as county officials and agencies, after he claims he was wrongfully convicted.

State Supreme Court says Huntington man has to pay fines

Kyla Asbury Sep. 22, 2017, 8:22pm

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has issued a memorandum decision agreeing that a Huntington man must $685 in fines.

Wal-Mart slip-and-fall case removed to federal court

The West Virginia Record Sep. 22, 2017, 8:20pm

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing Wal-mart Stores East LP after she claims she slipped and fell in one of its stores and was injured.

Couple sues Liberty Mutual Insurance for alleged bad faith, unfair practices

The West Virginia Record Sep. 22, 2017, 8:18pm

WHEELING – A couple is suing Liberty Mutual Insurance Company for acting in bad faith and violating a state act regarding unfair practices.

Man sues The Vanguard Group for negligence, breach of duty

The West Virginia Record Sep. 22, 2017, 8:16pm

ELKINS – A man is suing The Vanguard Group after he claims it wrongly gave his ex-wife half of his entire retirement fund.

Supreme Court says man did not timely file grievance

Kyla Asbury Sep. 22, 2017, 8:15pm

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has issued a memorandum decision finding that Kanawha Circuit Court did not err in finding that a man did not timely file a grievance with the Pocahontas County Board of Education.

Nelson Mullins partner joins state Chamber board

Chandra Lye Sep. 21, 2017, 12:57pm

HUNTINGTON – A Huntington attorney has been selected to serve on the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce board.

Norfolk Southern Railway conductor seeks $5 million after fall

Philip Gonzales Sep. 21, 2017, 12:53pm

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

Men allege Chesapeake well polluted water supply, seek $4 million

Philip Gonzales Sep. 21, 2017, 12:52pm

LOGAN – Three Logan County individuals are seeking $4 million in damages over allegations that a Chesapeake Energy well has polluted their private wells and a pond used to provide water to livestock.

Patient alleges Cook Medical implanted device failed

Philip Gonzales Sep. 21, 2017, 12:51pm

BECKLEY – A Lynco man alleges he needed a second surgery because of the failure of a medical device.

Glade Springs Village Property Owners Association alleges it is owed fees from property owner

Philip Gonzales Sep. 21, 2017, 12:50pm

BECKLEY – A property owners association alleges that a property owner in Glade Springs Village has failed to pay annual dues and other costs.

Class action filed against Equifax for failing to protect credit information

Kyla Asbury Sep. 21, 2017, 9:08am

WHEELING – A class action lawsuit has been filed against Equifax Inc. after the plaintiffs claim it failed to adequately protect credit information and personal information.

Five lawsuits filed against John Howerton Honda for fraud, unfair practice

The West Virginia Record Sep. 20, 2017, 1:03pm

BECKLEY – Five lawsuits have been filed against John Howerton Honda for fraud and unfair practices.

AGs ask Equifax to disable fee-based monitoring services, reimburse fees

Chris Dickerson Sep. 20, 2017, 12:48pm

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and other AGs from across the nation have written a letter to credit reporting firm Equifax requesting that it disable links for enrollment in fee-based credit monitoring service in the wake of the massive data breach.

Landlord faces suit over alleged denial of service animal

Philip Gonzales Sep. 20, 2017, 10:01am

CHARLESTON – A government agency alleges that an apartment owner unlawfully denied a tenant the use of a service animal.

Interpreter claims state DHHR breached contract

Philip Gonzales Sep. 20, 2017, 10:00am

CHARLESTON – A Fairmont man contracted as an interpreter for Mildred Mitchell-Bateman Hospital alleges his contract was not honored.

Consumers allege damages after installation of tub liner by Bath Save, Ohio Bath Solutions

Philip Gonzales Sep. 20, 2017, 9:59am

CHARLESTON – A Charleston couple alleges their bathroom was damaged after the installation of a tub liner.