News from January 2007

Nursing home failed to provide proper care, suit says

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 2, 2007

WINFIELD – A Teays Valley nursing home has been sued over alleged poor treatment a woman received in the facility before her death.

Eggs cost 40K in damages, suit says

By John O'Brien | Jan 2, 2007

WHEELING - An Ohio County woman says she tripped over an egg cart and is suing for her injuries.

Former Nitro chemical plant sued because of dangerous toxins

By Cara Bailey | Jan 3, 2007

CHARLESTON - Nine current and former Nitro families have filed personal injury and wrongful death suits against a now defunct chemical company and its eight successors.

Raleigh man sues AEP after on-the-job injury

By Cara Bailey | Jan 3, 2007

CHARLESTON - A Raleigh County man is suing American Electric Power after he was injured on the job in 2004.

Henderson man copes with medical, legal pains

By Lawrence Smith | Jan 4, 2007

HENDERSON – Dr. Danny R. Westmoreland is not the only Mason County resident who alleges he was permanently injured by a Point Pleasant urologist.

Mason doctor seeks reconsideration of dismissed malpractice suit

By Lawrence Smith | Jan 4, 2007

Vaidya POINT PLEASANT – A Mason County physician's motion to reopen his recently dismissed malpractice suit hinges on whether the judge agrees a certificate of merit is an absolute necessity for the case to proceed.

Judges must explain prying, Justices rule

By Steve Korris | Jan 4, 2007

Benjamin CHARLESTON – Land owners in highway condemnations can pry into appraisals of their neighbors in exceptional circumstances. But according to the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, judges who allow the prying must explain the circumstances.

Issues & Eggs breakfast set for Tuesday

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 4, 2007

CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Chamber of Commerce will host the 2007 Issues & Eggs breakfast Jan. 9 at the Charleston Marriott.

Charleston Chamber supports funding to create intellectual capital

By The West Virginia Record | Jan 4, 2007

CHARLESTON -- Here is the Charleston Regional Chamber of Commerce's stand on West Virginia Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) funding.

Justices give Logan officer half year of back pay

By Steve Korris | Jan 4, 2007

CHARLESTON – Logan Police Chief David White did not write a list of reasons why patrolman Mark Dickerson flunked probation.

Where is the outrage?

By The West Virginia Record | Jan 4, 2007

Sprouse CHARLESTON -- I predicted it months ago ... well, wait, saying I predicted it is like saying I predict Ohio State winning the National Championship: me and every other Tom, Dick and Harry has.

Judge wrongly transferred case, court finds

By Steve Korris | Jan 4, 2007

Maynard CHARLESTON – Thomas Taylor escaped at last from somebody else's class action in somebody else's courthouse.

Man says developer failed on many levels

By Cara Bailey | Jan 4, 2007

CHARLES TOWN - A Berkeley County man is suing a West Virginia developer for unlawful land development and home building.

How to stop the state's lawsuit assault

By The West Virginia Record | Jan 4, 2007

Cohen Memo to Jeff Jones, head of the personal injury bar in West Virginia: You are absolutely correct that "West Virginia is under assault."

Kanawha man sues Dunbar nursing home

By Cara Bailey | Jan 4, 2007

CHARLESTON - A Kanawha County man, on behalf of his deceased father, has filed a suit against a health care facility in Dunbar.

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