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Longtime Mingo County politician sues school board after sustaining injuries at football game

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 15, 2018

WILLIAMSON – A longtime Mingo County political figure has filed a lawsuit against the county school board for injuries he sustained while attending a high school football game.

Three Nicholas County parents sue SBA over plan to use FEMA money to consolidate schools

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 15, 2018

CHARLESTON – Three Nicholas County parents have filed a lawsuit seeking to invalidate the state School Building Authority’s plan to use $177 million of federal money to consolidate schools.

Morgantown couple accuses financial advisers of negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 15, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Morgantown couple is suing financial advisers, alleging breach of contract and negligence.

Former employee accuse mining company of unlawful termination

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 15, 2018

BECKLEY — A former employee is suing a mining company, alleging disability discrimination and violation of workers compensation acts.

Putnam County motorist alleges construction company vehicle caused crash

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 15, 2018

BECKLEY — A Putnam County motorist is suing a Wyoming County construction company and employee, alleging negligence in causing a vehicle crash.

Vehicle passenger alleges another driver caused crash

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 15, 2018

HEELING — A Wheeling man is suing a driver and an employer, alleging negligence and negligent hiring caused a vehicle crash that injured the plaintiff.

Charleston nursing home resident allegedly not provided with sufficient staff

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 14, 2018

CHARLESTON — A personal representative is suing Charleston health care facilities, alleging negligent supervision.

Investors allege Florida company owes $1.9 million in compensatory damages

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 14, 2018

CHARLESTON — Investors are suing Steve Gorlin and The Gorlin Companies LLC, businessman and investment company, citing alleged breach of contract, promissory estoppel/detrimental reliance, negligence, fraud, civil conspiracy, constructive trust.

Family member alleges health care providers' negligence caused relative's death

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 14, 2018

CHARLESTON — An estate executor is suing South Charleston health care providers, alleging negligence caused a relative's death.

Consumer accuses Mo. law firm of violating West Virginia statute

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 14, 2018

FAYETTEVILLE — A Fayette County man has filed a class action lawsuit against a Kansas City, Missouri, law firm, alleging violation of the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act.

18 employees accuse Marathon of wrongful discharge

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 14, 2018

WAYNE — Eighteen employees are suing the Marathon petroleum company, managers and supervisors, alleging fraud, wrongful discharge, breach of employment contract, promissory estoppel, breach of contract, detrimental reliance, unjust enrichment and defamation.

Vehicle passenger alleges negligence caused crash

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 14, 2018

PHILIPPI — A Barbour County woman is suing a senior center and a driver, alleging negligence in causing a vehicle crash.

Another former student files abuse lawsuit against Salem boarding school

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 14, 2018

CHARLESTON — A former student is suing a Harrison County boarding school, alleging mistreatment and child abuse.

Matulis gets up to 5 years in prison

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 13, 2018

CHARLESTON — Charleston physician Steven Matulis has been sentenced to prison for one count of sexual abuse.

Allen Loughry’s long goodbye

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 13, 2018

Yes, Allen Loughry, the convicted and suspended state Supreme Court justice who looked like he’d never leave, is finally gone – from the Court, at least – but he’s liable to dominate headlines in state and local media for months to come.

How Joe Manchin won

By Hoppy Kercheval | Nov 13, 2018

MORGANTOWN – Months before the 2018 General Election, politicos wondered how Democratic Senator Joe Manchin could win re-election in a state that had flipped to red and given Donald Trump a 42-point victory over Hillary Clinton. Early on, Manchin was tagged with the “vulnerable Democrat” label.

Customer alleges storage facility operator's negligence caused loss of heirlooms

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 13, 2018

PRINCETON — A Mercer County customer is suing a storage facility operator, alleging breach of a lease agreement.

Physician assistant alleges disability discrimination in firing

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 13, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County physician assistant is suing the state medical board, alleging disability discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Monongalia County couple accuses health care providers for medical negligence

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 13, 2018

MORGANTOWN — A Monongalia County husband and wife are suing health care providers, alleging negligence.

Former employee accuses Jackson County rehabilitation facility operator of retaliation

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 13, 2018

RIPLEY — A former employee is suing a Jackson County rehabilitation facility operator, alleging failure to adhere to its own policy.

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