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Cabell man sues Huntington for sidewalk fall

HUNTINGTON - A Cabell County man has filed a suit against the City of Huntington after he fell on a sidewalk after leaving a fast food restaurant.

Man sues Nitro over injuries related to arrest

CHARLESTON - A Kanawha County man filed a suit against the City of Nitro after he was seriously injured when city police officers arrested him.

Woman says former boss sexually harassed her

CHARLESTON - A Kanawha County woman has filed a suit against her former employer, claiming her supervisor sexually harassed her.

Woman sues after slip, fall at Charleston Civic Center event

CHARLESTON - A Kanawha County woman has filed a suit against the City of Charleston after she slipped and fell during an event at the Charleston Civic Center.

Woman says apartment complex to blame for injury on storm drain

CHARLESTON - A Kanawha County woman filed a personal injury lawsuit against the companies that own and manage her apartment after she was injured on the property.

Woman says DHHR didn't protect son shot by grandfather

CHARLESTON - The mother of a boy shot by his grandfather has filed a suit against the Department of Health and Human Services, claiming employees of the department did not provide protective services to her son.

PERSONNEL FILE: Martin & Seibert welcomes new attorneys

MARTINSBURG -- Martin & Seibert L.C. is continuing the growth of its Collections Group, adding two attorneys to the Firm's practice group.

CALA: Starcher again an embarrassment

Starcher CHARLESTON - Citing his long history of creating headlines from behind the bench that began in a high-profile rape case almost 14 years ago, the state's legal watchdog group on Wednesday called for the resignation of state Supreme Court Justice Larry Starcher.

W.Va. Bar Association wraps up 121st annual meeting

HOT SPRINGS, Va. -- The West Virginia Bar Association recently held its 121st Annual Meeting at The Homestead in Hot Springs, Va.

PERSONNEL FILE: Spilman, Thomas & Battle attorneys listed among Best Lawyers

CHARLESTON -- Spilman Thomas & Battle PLLC recently announced the 2008 list of The Best Lawyers in America.

Secretary of State's Office to update voter registration records

Ireland CHARLESTON -- In an attempt to gather missing voter identification information now required by the Help America Vote Act, the Secretary of State's Office mailed notices to registered voters whose registration records lacked pertinent information.

Ireland announces state Voter Hall of Fame

CHARLESTON -- Secretary of State Betty Ireland has announced the creation of the West Virginia Voter Hall of Fame to honor state citizens who have voted in every West Virginia General Election for at least 50 consecutive years.

Voting a Provisional Ballot can be confusing

CHARLESTON -- One of the issues that surfaces among voters and the media from time to time pertains to the use and voting of provisional ballots.

PERSONNEL FILE: Bailey named to WVU College of Law Development Council

Bailey CHARLESTON -- Charles R. Bailey, Esq., has been appointed to the West Virginia University College of Law Development Council.

Hurricane mayoral race still being contested

HURRICANE -– In a scene reminiscent of the 2000 presidential election, questionable ballots have resulted in the candidates for Hurricane's mayoral race turning to the courts to determine the rightful winner.

PERSONNEL FILE: Dinsmore & Shohl ranked tops in nation for mining law

Curtz CINCINNATI – Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has received the highest ranking in the nation in Mining Law from Best Lawyers, a respected peer-review publication. Seven Dinsmore & Shohl attorneys received individual Best Lawyers' recognition in Mining Law - the most of any law firm in the United States.

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PERSONNEL FILE: Spilman, Thomas & Battle adds several new attorneys

Foster CHARLESTON -– The law firm of Spilman Thomas & Battle PLLC is pleased to announce the following attorneys have joined the firm.

Standalone p1 art for 10/8: Celebrating pumpkins

The West Virginia Pumpkin Festival Queen, Myriah Hisam, rides in the Royal Carriage during the festival's parade through Milton. (Photo by Rick Haye)

Lawyer's award rescinded after embezzlement charges

CHARLESTON - The actions of a Clarksburg lawyer has caused the West Virginia State Bar to rescind his "Young Lawyer of the Year" award.