News from February 2006
CHARLESTON - A survey of West Virginian jurors shows that the people who routinely render crucial courtroom decisions, as a whole closely reflect the state's demographics.
CHARLESTON – Harrison County Circuit Judge James Matish found a simple way to calculate attorney's fees in a civil rights case, but his simplicity did not satisfy the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.
Kent Carper CHARLESTON – With the Academy Awards being handed out next week, it's a perfect time to ask some local attorneys about their all-time favorite films focusing on their profession.
Darrell McGraw CHARLESTON – A state senator says he thinks debate over how Attorney General Darrell McGraw doles out money from his office will end up at the state Supreme Court. Meanwhile, the state Chamber of Commerce says McGraw's actions has cost the state up to $40 million.
Taxpayer-funded arrogance sometimes knows no boundaries. So it's about time that West Virginia checks-and-balances started erecting some around our state's runaway Attorney General's office.
WINFIELD – A Kanawha County woman has sued Putnam General Hospital claiming she slipped and fell on an ice removal substance in its parking lot.
WHEELING - A man is suing a roofing and painting company after it improperly repaired the roof of his home.
CHARLESTON -- Gov. Joe Manchin has announced that the public hearings on January's Sago Mine Tragedy will be held Tuesday, May 2 on the campus of West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon.