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Attorney sues dry cleaner for refusing to return clothing

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 14, 2019

WILLIAMSON — A Williamson attorney is suing Clothesline Dry Cleaners and its owner after he claims the dry cleaner refused to return his items after he dropped them off for cleaning.

Jay Justice, Justice companies sue government agency for reneging on agreement

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 14, 2019

ROANOKE, Va. — Jay Justice and several of the Justice family companies are suing the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) and the United States Department of the Interior for going back on a settlement agreement.

Estate says Putnam County Bank's actions caused business owner to take his own life

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 14, 2019

WINFIELD — The estate of the owner of Claxton Smith & Sons Concrete Company is suing Putnam County Bank alleging the bank was the reason the owner took his own life.

Supreme Court says trial court didn't err in refusing to grant new trial

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 14, 2019

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court decision in denying a new trial in a lawsuit involving a Huntington obstetrician.

Raleigh County debt collection lawsuit against law office dismissed

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 14, 2019

BECKLEY — A lawsuit filed against the Law Offices of Mitchell D. Bluhm & Associates for its actions in attempting to collect debts for a hospital has been dismissed.

West Virginia is part of 45-state settlement regarding ITT Tech loan company

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 14, 2019

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, together with 44 other attorneys general, reached a $168 million settlement with a loan company linked to ITT Tech.

Judge signs order allowing every state agency to be named as a defendant in payroll case

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 13, 2019

CHARLESTON – A circuit judge has signed an order allowing every state agency to be listed as a defendant in a potential class action about wage payment for salaried state employees.

Woman blames Kanawha County doctor for husband's death, saying he failed to diagnose cancer

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 13, 2019

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County widow alleges her late husband's physician failed to screen him for lung cancer, which she alleges would have prevented his death.

Amedisys Home Health alleged to have unlawfully terminated employee after complaint filing

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 13, 2019

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County woman alleges she was unlawfully terminated from her job after filing a complaint with human resources regarding taxes.

Woman says she was fired by RALS ZV Charleston for cooperating with Division of Labor investigation

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 13, 2019

CHARLESTON – A woman alleges she was terminated by her employers for cooperating with an investigation with a state agency regarding alleged wage and hour law violations.

Mobile Now allegedly failed to pay laid off employees in timely manner

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 13, 2019

CHARLESTON – A company who laid off employees earlier this year allegedly failed to pay its employees in a timely manner.

Manchin, Justice speak out against Beyond Carbon initiative

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 12, 2019

CHARLESTON — Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Gov. Jim Justice both spoke out in opposition of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Beyond Carbon Initiative.

Belle woman says Fifth Third Bank cashed insurance checks without signature

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 12, 2019

CHARLESTON – A bank is facing a lawsuit from a Belle woman over allegations it cashed two insurance checks without her authorization.

Mid Atlantic Asset allegedly damaged, failed to pay for rented equipment

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 12, 2019

CHARLESTON – An Ohio equipment company alleges a St. Albans business failed to pay for equipment it rented.

Homeowner alleges AB Contracting has failed to address landslide in yard

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 12, 2019

CHARLESTON – A Point Pleasant residential building construction company is alleged to have failed to repair problems related to earth movement at a South Charleston property.

Chevy Malibu has defects, Cabell County buyers allege

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 12, 2019

CHARLESTON – A Cabell County couple alleges that they were sold a car with defects and that the vehicle still does not conform to its warranties despite multiple repair attempts.

Consumer alleges Javitch Block is attempting to collect discharged student loan debt

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 12, 2019

CHARLESTON – A Charleston consumer alleges debt collectors are attempting to collect a discharged debt.

Horse trailer owner alleges Erie Insurance's estimation of its value is too low

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 12, 2019

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing her insurance company alleging that the value of her trailer has been listed as too low.

Winfield driver seeks damages from two motorists over Charleston rear-end collision

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 12, 2019

CHARLESTON – A Winfield woman alleges the negligence of two drivers caused a collision in Charleston that caused her injury.

No more rubber stamps for class certification?

By The West Virginia Record | Jun 11, 2019

A recent ruling from our state high court suggests that it may have overcome its reluctance and decided to get with the program, stiffening the standards for class certification.

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