News from February 2007

Putnam Chamber honors Craigo

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 1, 2007

Oshel Craigo was given the Mayo Lester Community Service Award on Jan. 26 by the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce at its Annual Dinner Meeting. POCA -- The Putnam County Chamber of Commerce recently presented the 2006 Mayo Lester Community Service Award to Oshel Craigo at the Putnam Chamber Annual Dinner Meeting.

$405 million gas verdict could have 'chilling effect'

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 1, 2007

Segal SPENCER – A $405 million weekend verdict in a Roane County class-action suit could have a "chilling effect" on future oil and natural gas development in the state, according to one of the involved companies.

Former employee files asbestos suit against Carbide

By Cara Bailey | Feb 1, 2007

CHARLESTON - A former Union Carbide employee has filed a lawsuit claiming he was exposed to asbestos during his time at the plant.

McGraw reaches settlement with maker of water treatment systems

By Cara Bailey | Feb 1, 2007

McGraw CHARLESTON - A yearlong battle between Attorney General Darrell McGraw and Hague Quality Water ended in a settlement in which Hague agreed to end private label credit card financing by its home dealers.

Putnam man says he was wrongly fired

By Cara Bailey | Feb 1, 2007

CHARLESTON - A Putnam County man filed a suit against Logan Corporation claiming he was unlawfully fired from his job.

Standalone art for 2/5 issue: Manchin visits Marshall

By The West Virginia Record | Feb 1, 2007

Gov. Joe Manchin looks at a framed copy of The Parthenon from 1961 announcing that Marshall had been declared a university. HUNTINGTON -- Gov. Joe Manchin III met Wednesday with about 200 Marshall University students who are studying either journalism or political science.

Mayo suspended four games by principal

By Cara Bailey | Feb 1, 2007

Mayo HUNTINGTON - Huntington High School basketball star O.J. Mayo was given a two-week suspension Thursday by Principal Greg Webb.

Woman says neighbors, contractors trespassed, damaged property

By Cara Bailey | Feb 2, 2007

MARTINSBURG - A Berkeley County woman filed a suit against her neighbors and a construction company for trespassing on her property and destroying trees and shrubbery while inserting a new sewer line.

Man files suit over validity of father's life insurance forms

By Cara Bailey | Feb 2, 2007

CHARLESTON - A Kanawha County man filed a suit on behalf of the estate of his deceased father against the company that issued his father's life insurance and a woman claiming her infant child is the decedent's son.

Putnam couple files malpractice suit

By Cara Bailey | Feb 2, 2007

CHARLESTON - A Putnam County couple has filed a suit against a Charleston hospital, claiming the negligence of the doctor on duty caused permanent injury to the husband.

Kanawha judicial officers miss deadline to respond to civil suit

By Lawrence Smith | Feb 2, 2007

CHARLESTON – Two Kanawha County court officers face a possible default judgment in a lawsuit filed against them in Magistrate Court.

Developer companies face more than 25 lawsuits

By Beth Henry | Feb 2, 2007

MARTINSBURG - A bank, landscapers, cabinet makers and other subcontractors have filed suits for millions of dollars against a homebuilder, his companies and associates in Berkeley County.

Company sues insureres over coal dumped on man in portable toilet

By Cara Bailey | Feb 2, 2007

CHARLESTON - A West Virginia coal company has filed a suit against its insurance companies seeking coverage after an employee was injured when a load of coal was dumped on the portable toilet he was in at the time.

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