News from September 2007

Lewis' AG campaign ready to escalate

By John O'Brien | Sep 4, 2007

Lewis MORGANTOWN - With Labor Day in the rearview mirror, Hiram Lewis says the race to the state Attorney General's office can begin.

Woman sues insurance agent after breaking arms at South Charleston office

By Cara Bailey | Sep 4, 2007

CHARLESTON - A Putnam County woman has filed a suit against an insurance agent after she fell down a flight of stairs at the agent's South Charleston office.

Estate of Logan man sues St. Francis, physician

By Cara Bailey | Sep 4, 2007

CHARLESTON - The executor of the estate of a Logan County man has filed a medical malpractice suit against the doctor and hospital that treated the man.

McDonald's denies intentional wrongdoing, wants cheese lawsuit dismissed

By Cara Bailey | Sep 5, 2007

MORGANTOWN - McDonald's denies any intentional wrongdoing in the now famous $10 million dollar cheese lawsuit and seeks to have the case dismissed.

AG's office warns of fake IRS e-mails

By The West Virginia Record | Sep 5, 2007

CHARLESTON -- Attorney General Darrell McGraw's office is warning West Virginians about a scam that many have received in their e-mail inboxes.

'Hitman' e-mail scams target state resident, McGraw's office warns

By The West Virginia Record | Sep 5, 2007

CHARLESTON -- Attorney General Darrell McGraw is warning consumers of a "hitman" e-mail that was sent to a consumer in West Virginia, threatening that an assassin would kill the recipient unless he paid the hitman large amounts of money.

Logan man receives $1 million settlement for wife's death by falling tree

By Cara Bailey | Sep 5, 2007

CHARLESTON - A Logan County man has received $1 million in a settlement after his wife was killed when a large tree fell on the car, crushing her.

Local actor fulfills dream to be in a western

By The West Virginia Record | Sep 6, 2007

CHARLESTON -- It may not be "Big Jake" or "Silverado," but Jim Damron is fulfilling a lifelong dream to be in a western.

W.Va. Advocates seek info about death at state hospital

By Cara Bailey | Sep 6, 2007

CHARLESTON - West Virginia Advocates has filed a suit against several state agencies seeking information about a death that occurred at a state hospital.

Manchin tells potential workers' comp insurers West Virginia is open for business

By Steve Korris | Sep 6, 2007

CHARLESTON - West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin might remove his "Open for Business" slogan from highway signs on the state's borders, but he won't stop saying it.

All Things Jury: A snapshot of West Virginia jurors

By R. Robert Samples | Sep 6, 2007

Samples CHARLESTON -- Researchers, attorneys and their clients often have preconceptions of jury panels in West Virginia.

McGraw files court proceedings against lenders

By John O'Brien | Sep 6, 2007

McGraw CHARLESTON -- State Attorney General Darrell McGraw is getting tired of Internet payday lenders not listening to him.

Webster County man blames ICG for on-the-job shock

By Cara Bailey | Sep 6, 2007

CHARLESTON - A Webster County man has filed a suit against a coal company after he was electrically shocked and fell off a breaker box while working at a mine.

Child drops storm drain grate on another's leg; Housing Authority sued

By Cara Bailey | Sep 6, 2007

CHARLESTON - A Kanawha County woman has filed a suit on behalf of her daughter after a neighborhood child dropped a storm drain grate on her leg, breaking it.

Employee sues CSX over collision with another train

By Cara Bailey | Sep 6, 2007

HUNTINGTON - A Kentucky man has filed a suit against CSX Transportation after he was injured when the train he was driving collided with another locomotive.

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