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Wellsburg widower alleges erroneous death certificate, autopsy

CHARLESTON — A widower is suing the state medical examiner's office and a physician, alleging negligence in the reporting of his wife's death.

Hurricane apartment building owners allege contractors owe $44,000

WINFIELD — Two Hurricane apartment building owners are suing Cabell County contractors, alleging they owe more than $44,000 for breach of contract.

Eldery woman says restaurant's negligence led to severe arm injury

MORGANTOWN — An elderly customer is suing a Westover restaurant, alleging negligence led to her suffering a severe arm injury.

Logan Co. couple alleges hospital failed to timely diagnose patient

CHARLESTON — A Logan County couple is suing the county medical center, alleging medical negligence.

Machinist accuses longtime employer of wrongful termination

PRINCETON — A Mercer County machinist is suing his former employer, alleging discrimination, hostile work environment and wrongful termination.

Pedestrian alleges drunk driver ran her over

MOUNDSVILLE — A Wheeling woman is suing a motorist and property owners, alleging their negligence allowed a drunk driver to run her over.

Employee accuses Save-A-Lot grocery operator of wrongful termination

NEW MARTINSVILLE — A former employee is suing a Save-A-Lot grocery store operator, alleging discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Wholesaler alleges Mercer County grocer owes $21,000

PRINCETON — A Princeton wholesaler is suing a Mercer County grocery, alleging failure pay more than $21,000 for purchased product.

Customer alleges Nissan sold defective vehicle

PINEVILLE — A Wyoming County man is suing Nissan, alleging breach of express and implied warranties in selling a defective vehicle.

Injured trailer-truck driver accuses drilling site operators of negligence

WEST UNION — A Philippi trailer-truck driver is suing drilling worksite operators, alleging unsafe working conditions led to injuries to the plaintiff. .

Customer alleges Ford dealer sold defective vehicle

RIPLEY — A Jackson County man is suing Ford and a Ford dealer, alleging breach of express and implied warranties.

Election for Stucky's replacement will be on November general ballot

CHARLESTON – The election of a new Kanawha Circuit judge to replace the resigning Jim Stucky will take place in November.

In proposed Monitronics $28 Million TCPA settlement, attorneys would pocket $9.3M and class members $38

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WHEELING. W. Va. (Legal Newsline) – Individual plaintiffs in multidistrict Telephone Consumer Protection Act litigation stand to pocket $38 each in a $28 million settlement proposed in federal court in March.

Supreme Court hears arguments in former coach’s age discrimination appeal

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals heard arguments this week regarding an appeal by a former basketball coach who alleged he was discriminated against because of his age.

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit against municipal judge, others

CHARLESTON – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against a municipal judge and 30 other defendants a man alleged discriminated against him over the course several lawsuits filed in 2014 and 2015.

Judge dismisses age discrimination lawsuit against Hampden Coal

CHARLESTON – A judge dismissed a lawsuit filed against Hampden Coal that alleged a man was terminated from his employment based on his age.

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit against Princeton Community Hospital, others

BLUEFIELD – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against Princeton Community Hospital and others that alleged health care providers kept a woman from receiving workers' compensation benefits.

AG, DOJ to work together to fight elder abuse in West Virginia

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office will collaborate with the federal government’s Elder Justice Initiative to fight elder abuse in West Virginia.

Morrisey joins brief backing states' right to defund Planned Parenthood

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has joined a 15-state coalition in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear and ultimately protect the right of individual states to defund Planned Parenthood and other medical providers for purposes of their Medicaid programs.

Mountain State Justice sues Suttle & Stalnaker for not catching embezzlement scheme

CHARLESTON – Mountain State Justice is suing the firm who did its yearly audits for never catching that an employee was embezzling money from them for nearly 12 years.