Roberts CHARLESTON -- The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce has adopted a package of policy recommendations that, if enacted or implemented, would greatly advance West Virginia's capability to generate business investment and employment growth.
News from October 2006
MARTINSBURG – If a disbarred attorney did anything good during his nine years in private practice, as one state Supreme Court justice suggested, court records show little evidence of it.
A pacemaker made by Guidant. CHARLESTON - As far as the law is concerned, those individuals whose pacemakers fail are the lucky ones. At least that's the thought to which Wheeling attorney Barry Hill subscribes.
MARTINSBURG -- Four of West Virginia's five Supreme Court justices will attend the grand opening Friday of the Berkeley County Judicial Center at 2 p.m. Friday.
CHARLESTON -- Jackson Kelly recently announced its suport for the first-ever National Summit of Mining Communities (NSMC), which was held Oct. 3-5 in Leadville, Colo., the highest incorporated community in the United States
HOT SPRINGS, Va. -- The West Virginia Bar Association held its 120th Annual Meeting Sept. 21-23 at The Homestead in Hot Springs, Va.
WINFIELD – A Poca couple blames the owner of a construction company after a host of problems that resulted from contracting him to build an addition to their home.
CHARLESTON - A former inmate says the state's rarely enforced anti-cohabitation law is unfair and has filed suit against the state's Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety, Division of Corrections and Director of Parole Services Delbert Harrison.
Berger CHARLESTON - As a 17-year-old girl fresh out of McDowell County, Irene Berger admits she didn't have the broadest horizons when she first encountered student life at West Virginia University.
CHARLESTON – Michael Giannini might as well push a rock uphill as try to win back his job as a Huntington firefighter after getting caught with crack cocaine.
INSTITUTE – A state Supreme Court justice regaled the local chapter of national civil rights organization of his effort to bring more awareness of the state's first black attorney who had a hand in the organization's creation.
Welch CHARLESTON – Now that its pharmacy school is up and running, the University of Charleston might turn its focus to starting a law school.
WINFIELD – A motion request has been denied to protect a doctor who has testified that a few of his patients said they had been solicited to join the parade of lawsuits filed against Dr. John A. King and Putnam General Hospital.
MORGANTOWN - A Monongalia County woman says she slipped and fell on a puddle of water at Monongalia General Hospital.
HUNTINGTON - A Milton man blames his longtime employer for the pain he says that grew in his neck as a result of excessive hours and inefficient machinery.
CHARLES TOWN - A lawsuit filed by 20 individuals names River Riders, Inc., as being responsible for a whitewater rafting accident that took place Sept. 30, 2004, and seeks more than $4 million.
McGraw CHARLESTON - State Attorney General Darrell McGraw recently reached an agreement with PayPal, Inc., to resolve an investigation into the company's business practices.
CHARLESTON - A Kanawha County teenager and her parents are suing a former classmate over alleged sexual harassment that took place at Sissonville High School.