News from February 2006

Dunbar man sued after withholding rent because of roaches

By John O'Brien | Feb 23, 2006

CHARLESTON - The Dunbar Housing Authority is suing a Dunbar man who refused to pay his rent because of what he perceived to be a cockroach problem.

West Coast Choppers sued over test-drive wreck

By John O'Brien | Feb 23, 2006

CHARLESTON - Following a wreck that is being alleged as a result of negligence, two men are suing West Coast Choppers and DNA Specialty, Inc., a pair of California corporations.

Popcorn vendors suing Holiday Inn over fall

By John O'Brien | Feb 23, 2006

CHARLESTON - An Ohio couple is suing Holiday Inns, Inc., following a 2005 incident in which they claim the Holiday Inn on Kanawha Boulevard in Charleston failed to keep its sidewalk safe.

Injured flag man throws flag on Judy's Trucking

By John O'Brien | Feb 23, 2006

CHARLESTON - A Charleston flag man who claims he was struck by a rolling dump truck is seeking justice against the owner and operator of the truck, as well as West Virginia Paving, Inc., after a June 2004 incident left him severely injured.

Woman claiming wrongful death in passing of nephew

By John O'Brien | Feb 23, 2006

CHARLESTON - A Hurricane woman is demanding retribution for what she believes is the wrongful death of her nephew, caused by a doctor at the Cross Lanes Internal Medicine Group.

Charleston man suing over on-the-job accident at Fayette County mine

By John O'Brien | Feb 23, 2006

CHARLESTON - A Charleston man involved in a May 2005 mining accident in Raleigh County is suing five companies after falling nearly 300 feet in a tractor.

Woman demands justice in son's ATV death

By John O'Brien | Feb 23, 2006

CHARLESTON - A Logan woman is suing the three previous owners of the land her son wrecked an all-terrain vehicle on in April 2005, causing his death.

State Supreme Court announced Images of Freedom photo contest

By The West Virginia Record | Feb 23, 2006

CHARLESTON -- Founded in 1958 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Law Day Celebrates the American heritage of liberty, justice, and equality under the law. When President Eisenhower established Law Day, Americans were made more aware of our Constitution's promise of equality. This awareness played a part in launching the civil rights movement.

Let's keep an eye on the governor's next court nomination

By The West Virginia Record | Feb 23, 2006

Steve Cohen The public should watch closely the process in the state capital for replacing retiring Judge George W. Hill on the 4th Circuit Court bench in Wood and Wirt counties.

Morgantown man blames rental company for fall from balcony

By Audrey Holsclaw | Feb 23, 2006

MORGANTOWN -- A Monongalia County man claims he fell when a friend's balcony collapsed because the rental company failed to maintain the property.

Morgantown woman blames Kmart after she was robbed in parking lot

By Audrey Holsclaw | Feb 23, 2006

MORGANTOWN -- A Monongalia County woman claims she was robbed at gunpoint in the parking lot of a department store.

Doorman blames bar owner and patron for shooting

By Beth Henry | Feb 23, 2006

MARTINSBURG -- A Berkeley County bouncer is suing the man who shot him in a bar as well as the bar's owner, following an April 2005 incident at Champs Night Club in Martinsburg.

Cabell woman sues after slip on water from commode

By Drew Smith | Feb 23, 2006

HUNTINGTON – A Cabell County woman is suing the Huntington Housing Authority after she slipped and fell on water that had overflowed out of a commode.

Cabell man sues after fall in restaurant restroom

By Drew Smith | Feb 23, 2006

HUNTINGTON – A Cabell County man is suing O'Charley's Restaurant after he slipped and fell on urine in the men's bathroom.

Man sues contracting company for faulty home construction

By Brandon Smith | Feb 23, 2006

WHEELING - A man is suing Ohio Valley Builders for serious defects in the home which they constructed for him.

State Supreme Court visits WVU on March 1

By The West Virginia Record | Feb 23, 2006

MORGANTOWN - The state's High Court is making its annual visit to West Virginia University in March to hear a trio of cases addressing wills and estates and the accountability of the state Department of Health and Human Resources.

Company sues another after accident

By Brandon Smith | Feb 23, 2006

WHEELING - A company is suing another company after the defendant's truck driver struck the plaintiff's parked truck.

Employees sue CSX for work-related Injuries

By Brandon Smith | Feb 23, 2006

WHEELING - A group of employees of CSX Transportation, Inc., are suing CSX for multiple safety violations and for its negligence in operating a safe workplace after they received multiple serious work-related injuries and subsequent health disorders.

Charleston woman sues Ford Credit over debt collection

By John O'Brien | Feb 23, 2006

CHARLESTON - A Charleston woman is suing Ford Motor Credit Company over what she perceived to be illegal debt collection on the company's behalf.

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