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Plaintiff appeals dismissal of Bible classes lawsuit

BLUEFIELD – One of the plaintiffs and her child are appealing the dismissal of a lawsuit against Mercer County Board of Education for its Bible in the Schools classes.

Supreme Court says hospital doesn’t have qualified immunity in lawsuit with former surgeon

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals says a hospital doesn't have qualified immunity in a lawsuit involving a former general surgeon who was terminated.

Couple claims Bristol-Myers Squibb Company didn't warn about drug risks

BLUEFIELD – A couple is suing Bristol-Myers Squibb Company for failing to warn them about the risk associated with one of its drugs.

Eric Insurance contract breach suit goes to federal court

CHARLESTON – A lawsuit against Erie Insurance Company alleging breach of contract has been removed to federal court.

Lawsuit against Hartford Insurance Company moved to federal court

CHARLESTON – A lawsuit against Hartford Insurance Company of the Midwest alleging it failed to offer a reasonable settlement to an underinsured motorist claim has been removed to federal court.

Elan Financial Service removes consumer credit suit to federal court

HUNTINGTON – A lawsuit against Elan Financial Service for consumer credit violations has been removed to federal court.

Two lawsuits filed against Morgantown doctor for deaths

MORGANTOWN – Two lawsuits have been filed against Dr. Felix Brizuela for the deaths of two individuals.

State Supreme Court says discrimination lawsuit shouldn’t be dismissed

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that a discrimination lawsuit against two companies should not be dismissed.

Canterbury insists he did nothing wrong, says he's proud of work he did

CHARLESTON – The former state Supreme Court administrator says he did nothing wrong during his time in the position and that he has no worries about a potential investigation from the U.S. Attorney’s office.

AG's office joins coalition in pro-farmer suit against Massachusetts

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is seeking to protect Mountain State farmers and c​​​​​onsumers by challenging a Massachusetts law that attempts to impose unlawful agricultural regulations on other states.

Assistant manager claims she was terminated by Bob Evans for attending a court hearing

HUNTINGTON – A Lawrence County, Ohio woman alleges she was terminated from her position as a restaurant assistant manager after she had to leave work to attend a court hearing.

Princeton widow seeks damages from doctor after husband's death

PRINCETON – A widow has filed suit against a physician after her husband died after a surgery.

Parents alleges Res-Care didn't supervise son to keep him from swallowing objects

CHARLESTON – The parents of a Kanawha County man allege the operators of a care center failed to supervise their son.

Auction company allegedly failed to remit money after property sale

KINGWOOD – A Shinnston company is alleged to have failed to pay an individual money owed to her after the sale of a property.

West Virginia Innocence Project working to overturn convicted rapist's conviction

MORGANTOWN – Less than a month since a man who spent 20 years in prison for raping his 5-year-old daughter was freed, the director of the West Virginia Innocence Project explained why the program does what it does.

Williamson attorney accused of legal malpractice by Logan County man

LOGAN – A Williamson attorney has been accused of legal malpractice after allegedly misrepresenting a man in divorce proceedings.​​​​​

AG's office wins judgment in contractor fraud case

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has announced a circuit court awarded the state judgment against a contractor and his businesses, moments after the defendant entered a guilty plea in a related criminal case.

Judicial Investigation Commission charges former magistrate with embezzlement

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Judicial Investigation Commission had charged former Kanawha Magistrate Julie Yeager with embezzlement after it determined that she violated the Code of Judicial Conduct.

Patient files suit against Scott Orthopedic Center over treatment of ankle injury

HUNTINGTON – A Kermit man alleges that his ankle fracture was not properly treated by a Huntington physician.

Wetzel County Hospital Emergency Department named in wrongful death suit

NEW MARTINSVILLE – The children of a woman treated by a New Martinsville physician are seeking damages following her death.