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JVAC taking applications for vacant state Supreme Court seat, new circuit judge spot

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 20, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission is now receiving applications for the vacancy on the state Supreme Court. It also is accepting applications for a circuit judge position in the state's 19th Judicial Circuit covering Barbour and Taylor counties. This new position was created by the state Legislature.

Warner wants Legislature to review BRIM operations after $3M in lawsuit settlements

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 20, 2018

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner wants a “comprehensive review” of operating procedures for the state’s Board of Risk & Insurance Management.

DINSMORE & SHOHL LLP: Dinsmore Recognized as Top Performer for Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

By Press release submission | Nov 20, 2018

For a second year, the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity has named Dinsmore & Shohl LLP a top performer among its member law firms.

BOWLES RICE: Bowles Rice Welcomes New Attorney to Martinsburg Office

By Press release submission | Nov 20, 2018

Bowles Rice is pleased to announce that attorney Nicola D. Smith has joined the firm’s Martinsburg, West Virginia office.

Kaufman scholar-in-residence at Robert Morris University

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 20, 2018

CHARLESTON — Kanawha Circuit Judge Tod J. Kaufman recently participated in a presidential scholar-in-resident program at Robert Morris University in Moon, Pennsylvania.

Five more lawsuits filed against Beckley Drilling & Blasting for property damage

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 20, 2018

LOGAN — Five complaints were filed against Beckley Drilling & Blasting by Logan County residents who claim their homes were damaged due to blasting.

Lawsuits say T&S Paving failed to pay more than $80,000

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 20, 2018

PRINCETON — Three lawsuits were filed against T&S Paving by asphalt and construction companies who claim T&S breached its contract with them.

Big Jim is making himself look small

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 20, 2018

Prior to his recent retirement, 79-year-old Big Jim Hatfield had been Mingo County Clerk for 16 years. He assumed the position in 2002 at the age of 63, right about the time most people are retiring. Prior to that, he was a county commissioner and deputy sheriff. He is well known throughout Mingo County and the rest of southern West Virginia.

General election a huge success for West Virginia

By Mac Warner | Nov 19, 2018

CHARLESTON – I am very pleased to report that West Virginia hosted a very successful November General Election.vHere are a few of the highlights from my perspective as the state’s chief elections officer.

Prosecutors call Loughry 'vindictive and vengeful' in response to motion for new trial

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 19, 2018

CHARLESTON – Federal prosecutors paint former state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry as “vindictive and vengeful,” “not credible,” retaliatory and one who “would not hesitate to flex his power and authority to get what he wanted.”

Kanawha Co. woman says two doctors performed unnecessary procedure on her

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 19, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County woman is suing two doctors, saying they negligently performed an unnecessary mastectomy and breast reconstruction on her.

Patient accuses Logan County medical providers of negligence diagnosis

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 19, 2018

LOGAN — A patient is suing Logan County medical providers, alleging negligence.

Former employee accuses Williamson heath care facility of disability discrimination

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 19, 2018

CHARLESTON — A former employee is suing a Williamson health care facility, alleging violation of the West Virginia Human Rights Act and wrongful termination.

Patient alleges Logan doctors negligently diagnosed case of Crohn's disease

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 19, 2018

LOGAN — A Logan County patient is suing the county medical facility, alleging medical negligence.

Valley Grove homeowners allege State Farm failed to cover damages

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Nov 19, 2018

WHEELING — Homeowners is suing State Farm Fire and Casualty Company, a licensed insurer, citing alleged breach of insurance contract.

Raleigh Co. woman accuses Dodge of selling defective vehicle

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Nov 19, 2018

BECKLEY — A Raleigh County woman is suing a Chrysler/Dodge automobile dealer, alleging breach of implied and express warranties.

Consumer accuses capital management business of unfair collection practices

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Nov 19, 2018

CLARKSBURG — A Preston County man is suing debt collectors, alleging false and deceptive debt collection practices.

Blankenship critical after DOJ says federal conviction should not be vacated

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 19, 2018

BECKLEY – The Department of Justice is asking a federal court to maintain the conviction of former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship.

Lawsuits filed over deaths after car accident

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 18, 2018

LOGAN — Two lawsuits have been filed against Asplundh Tree Experts over the deaths of two women after a car accident.

BOWLES RICE: Bowles Rice Ranked Among 2019 "Best Law Firms"

By Press release submission | Nov 16, 2018

Bowles Rice LLP has earned national and regional recognition among the 2019 “Best Law Firms,” named by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®.

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