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Broadband expansion bill advancing through House of Delegates

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 18, 2019

CHARLESTON. – A House of Delegates committee has sent a comprehensive bill meant to make it easier to develop and expand broadband and high-speed wireless technologies in West Virginia.

Freelancer sues Cabell officials for failing to abide by FOIA requests, retaliating against him

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 18, 2019

HUNTINGTON — A freelancing legal researcher and reporter filed three lawsuits against Cabell County officials for failing to provide documents he requested under the Freedom of Information Act and for the way he was treated at the Cabell County Courthouse.

Mercer County couple sues skating rink operators, citing negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 18, 2019

Mercer County residents are suing skating rink operators, citing alleged negligence.

Trucking company claims repair service damaged its vehicles

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 18, 2019

A trucking company is suing repair service providers, citing alleged negligence and breach of agreement.

Estate administrator sues health care provider, alleges negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 18, 2019

An estate administrator is suing a health care provider, citing alleged negligence.

Disabled woman sues after accident; driver's license was suspended

By Bree Gonzales | Jan 18, 2019

A disabled adult from Moundsville is suing health care services providers, citing alleged negligence; willful, wanton and reckless conduct; and negligent entrustment.

Truck driver sues employer, citing unlawful termination

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 18, 2019

A truck driver is suing his former employer, citing alleged disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Freelancer sues Hancock officials over unmet FOIA requests

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 18, 2019

NEW CUMBERLAND — A freelancing legal reporter and researcher is suing the Hancock County Sheriff's Office for failing to relinquish information requested by a Freedom of Information Act request.

House proposal would force a runoff in Supreme Court races

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 17, 2019

CHARLESTON – A bill forcing a runoff if no candidate for a state Supreme Court seat garners 40 percent of the vote in the election is headed to the House of Delegates.

Bill to make state Supreme Court appeals guaranteed by law passes House

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 17, 2019

CHARLESTON – A bill codifying the state Supreme Court’s rule guaranteeing appeals as a matter of right unanimously has passed the House of Delegates and is headed for the Senate. And one House leader – as well as the leader of a group for trial lawyers – thinks the bill answers concerns about the need for an intermediate appellate court.

Pedestrian sues vehicle owner and driver, claiming negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 17, 2019

A pedestrian is suing a vehicle owner and a driver, citing alleged negligence.

Hotel maintenance worker claims discriminatory termination

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 17, 2019

A maintenance worker is suing a hotel operator, citing alleged disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Estate administrator says ambulance negligence resulted in a death

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 17, 2019

An estate administrator is suing emergency service providers, citing alleged negligence.

Consumer sues automobile manufacturer, alleges breach of warranty

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 17, 2019

A consumer is suing an automobile manufacturer, citing alleged breach of warranties.

Woman sues doctor, alleges negligence caused her mother's death

By Philip Gonzales | Jan 17, 2019

An estate executor is suing a medical doctor, citing alleged negligence.

JACKSON KELLY PLLC: Jackson Kelly PLLC Elevates Ten Attorneys to Firm Member

By Press release submission | Jan 16, 2019

Jackson Kelly PLLC is pleased to announce that the firm has elevated attorneys Josh Claybourn, John Huff, Brian Jett, Leah LaFramboise, Christopher Lucas, Rachel Ludwig, Aaron McQueen, Luke Thomas, Sylvia Winston Nichols, and Seth Zirkle to Member, all effective January 1.

STEPTOE & JOHNSON: Firm announces Attorney promotions

By Press release submission | Jan 16, 2019

Steptoe & Johnson is pleased to announce that 18 of its attorneys have been promoted to Member of the firm, and 12 promoted to Of Counsel status.

Delegate introduces bill to target slow drivers in left lane

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 16, 2019

CHARLESTON – A House of Delegates member has introduced a bill that would make it illegal to continuously drive in the left lane of a highway.

Morrisey, other state AGs urge Senate confirmation of Barr as U.S. Attorney General

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 16, 2019

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and 20 other state attorneys general have written a letter to the United States Senate expressing support for confirmation of William P. Barr as the next United States Attorney General.

Air traffic controllers, others affected by partial government shutdown

By Kyla Asbury | Jan 16, 2019

MORGANTOWN — As the partial government shutdown continues in its 26th day, a lawsuit filed by the National Air Traffic Controllers Association was dealt a tough blow by Federal Judge Richard J. Leon when he refused to issue an order for union members to stay home from work.

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