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‘Eighty percent of success is showing up’

By The West Virginia Record | Jun 18, 2019

Woody Allen wasn’t joking when he said that line we used as a headline. It was the essence of his advice to aspiring writers, many of whom never finish, or even begin, their first oeuvre. Having a completed manuscript is no guarantee of success, but not having one is a guarantee of failure.

Fighting the opioid epidemic for all West Virginians

By Patrick Morrisey | Jun 18, 2019

CHARLESTON – Is there anyone in West Virginia who hasn’t experienced the effects of our state’s opioid epidemic? The lives ruined and deaths from addiction have devastated every community in every county. Even so, when many understandably may feel a sense of hopelessness, I believe there is reason for increasing hope.

Man alleges he was fired by Schlumberger Technology after filing racial discrimination complaint

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 18, 2019

ELKINS – A Tennessee man alleges his race was a factor in his termination from an oilfield services company in West Virginia.

WEST VIRGINIA SUPREME COURT: Justice Hutchison Speaks to Defense Lawyers

By Press release submission | Jun 18, 2019

West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued the following announcement on June 14.Supreme Court Justice John A.

Woman accuses associate at Monongalia Co. auto dealer of allegedly sexually inappropriate behavior

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 18, 2019

MORGANTOWN – A Pennsylvania woman alleges a sales associate of a Monongalia County auto dealership exposed himself to her while she was test driving a truck.

Former Quaker Steak and Lube cook alleges he was not given promised raise

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 18, 2019

WHEELING – A Wheeling man is suing his employer alleging that he was never given a raise he was promised.

Snowshoe Mountain guest files suit against another skier over collision that caused injury

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 18, 2019

MARLINTON – A Virginia man alleges he was injured while skiing at Snowshoe Mountain when he was struck by another skier.

Mother blames infant's brain damage on alleged negligence of doctor, Logan Regional Medical Auxiliary Center

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 18, 2019

LOGAN – An Ethel woman is suing a medical center and a physician over allegations that their negligence led to her son being born with brain damage.

Former Union Carbide employee alleges exposure to compounds caused cancer

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 18, 2019

CHARLESTON – A Kanawha County couple is seeking damages from several entities over allegations exposure to benzene-containing compounds caused cancer.

State alleges Professional Payroll Concepts is operating without a license

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 18, 2019

CHARLESTON – A professional payroll organization is alleged to have been operating without a license.

Buyer alleges Jeep has defects, seeks to cancel contract

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 18, 2019

CHARLESTON – A Clay County woman alleges a Jeep she purchased has defects and is seeking to cancel the contract.

Damages sought from WVDOT over fatal crash on Route 10

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 18, 2019

CHARLESTON – Damages are sought from a state agency over a 2017 fatal crash on Route 10.

Estate administrator files suit against WVDOT over fatal crash on Route 10

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 18, 2019

CHARLESTON – An estate administrator is blaming a woman's death in an auto accident involving a semitruck on the alleged negligence of the West Virginia Department of Transportation.

FITZSIMMONS LAW FIRM: Clayton Fitzsimmons Presents at West Virginia Trial Lawyer Convention on West Virginia Mass Torts and the Opioid Litigation

By Press release submission | Jun 18, 2019

Clayton Fitzsimmons recently presented at the West Virginia Association for Justice’s 61st Annual Convention and Seminar which took place June 6th and 7th in Charleston, West Virginia.

WEST VIRGINA SUPREME COURT: Chief Justice Walker to Speak to Public Defenders

By Press release submission | Jun 18, 2019

Supreme Court Chief Justice Beth Walker will be the keynote speaker at the Public Defender Services’ 2019 Indigent Defense Conference on June 20 in Morgantown.

Mylan antitrust lawsuit filed by 44 AGs transferred to Pa. federal court

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 17, 2019

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — A federal lawsuit filed by West Virginia and 43 other states against Mylan Pharmaceuticals has been transferred from the federal court in Connecticut to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia.

Justice scheduled to appear in Maryland court next month

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 17, 2019

CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice has been asked to appear in a Maryland case before a hearing examiner in July.

Douglas files pre-candidacy papers to run in 2020 Supreme Court race

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 17, 2019

CHARLESTON — Kanawha Family Court Judge Jim Douglas filed pre-candidacy papers to run for Supreme Court justice in 2020.

Lobbyist sues state education officials

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 17, 2019

CHARLESTON — West Virginia lobbyist Jason Webb filed a lawsuit against two state education officials for trying to get him fired.

Trial date set for 2020 for Rockwool lawsuit against Jefferson County school board

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 17, 2019

MARTINSBURG — A trial has been set in a lawsuit involving a worldwide manufacturer of stone wool insulation and the Jefferson County Board of Education.

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