News from November 2006

CATCHING UP: Boy gets $40K settlement

By John O'Brien | Nov 1, 2006

CHARLESTON - At any given time, the Kanawha County Board of Education is dealing with 30-40 lawsuits filed against it.

Like sands through the hourglass ....

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 1, 2006

Whalen There are two daytime dramas unfolding in West Virginia this fall. One is the height to which the football Mountaineers are destined -– a top-tier bowl, maybe a shot at a national title? The other story line: to what depth will trial lawyers sink in the ongoing saga that is Putnam General Hospital.

Woman accuses Rite Aid of age discrimination

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 2, 2006

WINFIELD – A Mason County woman says she was a victim of age discrimation by Rite Aid.

Anti-Capito lawyer runs ads

By John O'Brien | Nov 2, 2006

CHARLESTON - A Pendleton County lawyer intent on removing Shelly Moore Capito from her office in the U.S. House of Representatives has taken out an advertisement in his local newspaper asking readers to vote against Capito on Tuesday.

Justices put in middle of family feud

By Steve Korris | Nov 2, 2006

CHARLESTON – Justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals must decide whether Eugenia Moschgat suffered any loss when her mother died.

SupCo calendar for 11/6 issue

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 2, 2006

Supreme Court calendar for the week of Nov. 13-17

"Living the Dream" nominations sought

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 2, 2006

CHARLESTON -– State Supreme Court Justice Larry V. Starcher, as co-chairman of the "Living the Dream" Awards Committee, is soliciting nominations for the Martin Luther King Jr. West Virginia Holiday Commission awards.

Legal fees at issue in Jesus of Bridgeport lawsuit

By John O'Brien | Nov 2, 2006

CLARKSBURG - With more than $150,000 raised to fight a legal battle over a religious painting that hung in Bridgeport High School, Harrison County school board members think it should be easy to pay the attorneys fees that were incurred, considering it was less than a third of what was raised.

City of Nitro behind on payments, suit says

By John O'Brien | Nov 2, 2006

CHARLESTON - A developer says the City of Nitro has failed to keep up with payments owed to it from the building of the Nitro Marketplace shopping center.

Putnam couple says former owners masked home's water problems

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 2, 2006

WINFIELD – A Scott Depot couple says a home they bought last year has major water damage and that the former owners hid the problem.

Starcher snubbed for chief justice job

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 2, 2006

Starcher CHARLESTON – In voting to give Robin Jean Davis another year as Chief Justice of the state Supreme Court, the Justices cited her work so far this term.

Man says family stole his business

By John O'Brien | Nov 2, 2006

WHEELING - An Ohio man says his son and grandson to his tent and awning company from him while he was in the hospital with cancer.

Bar fight turns into lawsuit

By John O'Brien | Nov 2, 2006

HUNTINGTON - An Ohio family says it was beaten and tossed out of a Huntington country and western bar, despite the fact it did nothing to deserve such treatment.

PERSONNEL FILE: Gentile receives Martindale-Hubbell rating

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 2, 2006

Gentile CHARLESTON -- Jackson Kelly Business and Real Estate Attorney Heather Gentile is one of only 88 lawyers nationwide and the only new West Virginia lawyer to be added to those receiving Martindale-Hubbell ratings. Gentile is rated BV® rated.

PERSONNEL FILE: WVU names four leaders to state Business Hall of Fame

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 2, 2006

MORGANTOWN -- Four industry leaders with strong ties to West Virginia will be inducted into the 2006 West Virginia Business Hall of Fame on Nov. 8.

PERSONNEL FILE: Potter participates in cultural program in China

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 2, 2006

Potter CHARLESTON -- Jackson Kelly Of-Counsel attorney Thomas Potter embarked upon an international professional and cultural program in China, with a select group of delegates from the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation in late October.

Standalone art for 11/6 issue: Jones, strongman honored

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 2, 2006

Cassandra Whyte, Vice President of Administrative Services at West Virginia State University, honors Charleston Mayor Danny Jones at the Oct. 17 luncheon. CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Public Safety Council's Fourth Annual "Salute to Public Safety" luncheon was held Oct. 17.

Two degrees down, two more on the way

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 2, 2006

Hathaway MORGANTOWN -- Here's a success story from West Virginia University that's a little bit about fathers and sons. A little bit about family and tradition. And maturity and discipline. And a lot about names.

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