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Delegate files third petition about governor's residency

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 18, 2018

CHARLESTON — A West Virginia delegate is making a third attempt to have a court find that Gov. Jim Justice is violating the state Constitution by not living in the seat of the government.

Couple claims husband was wrongfully terminated

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 18, 2018

A husband and wife are suing American Electric Power Service Corporation, Appalachian Power Company and Kentucky Power Company, citing alleged age discrimination, discrimination, intentional infliction of emotional distress, loss of consortium and wrongful termination.

Couple suing medical-device manufacturer for alleged negligence

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 18, 2018

A couple is suing Smith & Nephew Inc. and Smith & Nephew PLC, medical device manufacturer, citing alleged breach of implied warranty, design defect, failure to warn, negligence and strict liability.

West Virginia resident suing law officers for allegedly inflicting harm

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 18, 2018

A West Virginia resident is suing the Logan County Sheriff's Department, Matthew Carter and John Does 1-5, law officers, citing alleged battery, negligent retention and hiring, false imprisonment, malicious prosecution, destruction of evidence and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Couple accuses home builders of breach of contract

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Dec 18, 2018

A couple is suing Ideal Homes LLC and Bernard Gross, home builders, citing alleged breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Route 5/3 is a public road, claims Nuttall LLC

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 18, 2018

A Delaware company is suing Dale Workman, Richard T. Atack and Janet Atack, the West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways, property owners, citing alleged obstruction of plaintiff's use of Route 5/3.

Driver, ambulance service sued by motorist

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 18, 2018

A Chapmanville resident is suing a West Virginia ambulance service, citing alleged negligence and vicarious liability.

Price Music Company sued for failing to execute deed

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 18, 2018

A Cabell County resident is suing Price Music Company, terminated West Virginia corporation, and the City of Huntington, citing alleged failure to execute the deed conveying the property unto plaintiff.

AG's office says Northern Panhandle fencing contractor has defrauded customers

By Chris Dickerson | Dec 18, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has filed a lawsuit alleging a Northern Panhandle home improvement contractor defrauded at least five consumers of more than $11,000 in down payments for fencing projects.

Morrisey joins other AGs to sign brief urging ban on discriminatory abortions

By Chris Dickerson | Dec 18, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey recently joined a 19-state coalition urging the U.S. Supreme Court to take action to protect state laws that prohibit discriminatory abortions based upon the biological sex, race or disability of the unborn child.

At last, someone’s regulating the regulators at the EPA

By The West Virginia Record | Dec 18, 2018

Morrisey was on the scene last week when acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced a proposed change that “would replace the Obama EPA’s 2015 definition with one that respects the limits of the Clean Water Act and provides states and landowners the certainty they need to manage their natural resources and grow local economies.”

2018: A new awareness for West Virginia agriculture

By Kent Leonhardt | Dec 18, 2018

CHARLESTON – Freshman college quarterbacks in their first season make a lot of mistakes. But every year after, they continue to hone in on their craft becoming the field commander of their dreams.

Claims deadline approaches in mortgage servicer case

By Chris Dickerson | Dec 17, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is reminding consumers of an approaching deadline to file claims as part of a $45 million settlement with one of the nation’s largest mortgage servicers.

Morrisey signs bipartisan letter to Social Security about identity theft

By Chris Dickerson | Dec 17, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey recently joined a group of 43 attorneys general in urging the Social Security Administration to prioritize necessary changes within its system to fight identity theft.

Five more counties file lawsuits against pharmaceutical companies for opioid epidemic

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 17, 2018

MOUNDSVILLE — Five county commissions are joining in on dozens of lawsuits filed against Purdue Pharma and many other pharmaceutical companies for the opioid crisis.

Two more opioid suits transferred to federal court in Ohio

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 17, 2018

CHARLESTON — Two more lawsuits filed against pharmaceutical companies have been transferred to Ohio federal court to be included with a slew of lawsuits known as the National Prescription Opiate Litigation.

Salem International University accreditation cases settle

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 17, 2018

CHARLESTON — More than 30 arbitration cases involving Salem International University have quietly settled.

AG: Consumers need to be cautious with holiday donations

By Chris Dickerson | Dec 17, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is encouraging consumers to think before they open their holiday wallet for just any charity.

Appeals court throws out permit for Atlantic Coast Pipeline

By Kyla Asbury | Dec 14, 2018

CHARLESTON — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit vacated a permit that would go across the Appalachian Trail with the three-judge panel criticizing the permit being approved in the first place.

Couple claims McDonald's operators' negligence caused injuries to wife

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Dec 14, 2018

PINEVILLE — A Wyoming County couple is suing a McDonald's restaurant operator, alleging negligence and premises liability led to injuries to the wife.

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