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FITZSIMMONS LAW FIRM: Bob Fitzsimmons Bestowed Honorary Degree From WVU College Of Law

By Press release submission | Jun 25, 2019

It was a great day to be a Mountaineer as Bob Fitzsimmons was bestowed an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the West Virginia University College of Law at its recent graduation ceremony.

ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF WEST VIRGINIA: United States Attorney Mike Stuart Issues Statement in Recognition of West Virginia Day

By Press release submission | Jun 25, 2019

United States Attorney Mike Stuart issued the following statement in recognition of West Virginia Day.

ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF WEST VIRGINIA: Deputy Attorney General recognizes district employees

By Press release submission | Jun 25, 2019

Administrative Officer Fawn Thomas, Reentry Coordinator Ashley Lough, and Litigation Support Specialist Tracie Weaver of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of West Virginia were three of 172 members of the Department of Justice recognized by Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen, and Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys (EOUSA) Director James Crowell, IV at the 35th Director’s Awards Ceremony in Washington D.C.

JACKSON KELLY PLLC: Danielle M. Waltz Selected for Membership in IADC

By Press release submission | Jun 25, 2019

We are pleased to announce member Danielle M. Waltz was selected for membership to the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC).

Judge denies union's Motion to Dismiss from sexual harassment, retaliatory discharge case

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 24, 2019

WHEELING – A circuit judge has denied a union’s request to be dismissed from a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment and retaliatory discharge by the union’s business manager.

Altria seeks to dismiss lawsuit about cigarette additives

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 24, 2019

ELKINS — Altria Group filed a motion to dismiss in a lawsuit alleging it negligently used additives in its cigarettes.

Supreme Court sides with police department in appeal by officers

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 24, 2019

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals sided with the Martinsburg Police Civil Service Commission in a case challenging the commission’s decision to award points to a candidate on competitive exam for promotion based on education credentials.

Berger approves plan for Justice sanction payments

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 24, 2019

BECKLEY — Federal Judge Irene Berger issued an order approving Justice Energy's plan to repay $1.23 million in sanctions by the federal government in a case filed by James River Equipment Virginia.

Woman sues doctor, practice for severe injuries

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 24, 2019

PRINCETON — A Princeton woman is suing a physician and her practice after she claims the doctor breached the standard of care and caused her severe injuries.

Wheeling Hospital lawsuit transferred to West Virginia federal court

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 24, 2019

WHEELING — A Pennsylvania federal judge granted a request to transfer a case filed against Wheeling Hospital from the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia.

Lawsuit accusing company of man's death has venue change

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 24, 2019

CLARKSBURG —A lawsuit filed against Environmental Reclamation Solutions for a Harrison County man's death was transferred from the federal court in Wheeling to the federal court in Clarksburg.

From Legal Newsline

There are bigger problems than PFAS, group for clean water says as Senate attempts regulation

By John O'Brien | Jun 24, 2019

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Last week, a U.S. Senate committee strengthened one of the many bills that attempt to regulate chemicals known as PFAS, as critics continue to fight the idea that enough is known about them to pass legislation.

LITTLER MENDELSON: Littler Earns Gold Standard Certification from the Women in Law Empowerment Forum

By Press release submission | Jun 24, 2019

Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has received the Gold Standard Certification from the Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) for the ninth consecutive year.

Manchin, state GOP leaders heap praise on Trump's Affordable Clean Energy proposal

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 21, 2019

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Republican leaders and Sen. Joe Manchin are applauding President Trump’s Affordable Clean Energy rule, saying it will benefit the state.

Carmichael says state Senate could vote on House education bill as early as Monday

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 21, 2019

CHARLESTON – The state Senate could begin work on the House of Delegates’ education bill as early as Monday.

Morrisey declares victory in U.S. Supreme Court case regarding historic memorials

By Chris Dickerson | Jun 20, 2019

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is celebrating a June 20 U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to protect a historic cross honoring World War I veterans in a landmark case.

Woman files suit against Appalachian Regional Healthcare, doctor over allegations pacemaker was not needed

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 20, 2019

BECKLEY – A Hinton woman alleges a pacemaker was installed that was medically unnecessary.

J&T Paving, Excavating & Refrigeration alleges it is owed more than $27,000 for parking lot work

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 20, 2019

NEW MARTINSVILLE – A New Martinsville company alleges that it was not paid for work it completed on a parking lot in the city.

Consumer accuses Branch Banking and Trust of abusive debt collection regarding mortgage

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 20, 2019

KEYSER – An 85-year-old Ridgely man is suing a mortgage handler over allegations of abusive debt collection.

Ohio company alleges Piedmont Pit Stop owes more than $5,000 for goods

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 20, 2019

KEYSER – An Ohio company alleges a Piedmont business failed to pay for goods it provided.

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