News from October 2008

Ohio woman says she was wrongly fired by Value City

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 9, 2008

WHEELING - An Ohio woman has filed suit against Value City Furniture, alleging she was wrongfully fired from her job at the store.

McGraw going after another debt-collection agency

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 9, 2008

McGraw CHARLESTON -- West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw has filed suit against a debt-collecting agency, alleging it engaged in illegal practices when it tried to collect debt from West Virginia consumers.

Workman denies statements about 1993 abortion ruling

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 9, 2008

CHARLESTON -- An anti-abortion group has filed a federal complaint seeking a declaratory judgment that would allow it to advertise its position through radio ads, mass mailings and petitions.

Paper analyzes economic effect of W.Va. SC

By John O'Brien | Oct 9, 2008

Sobel WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - An economics professor at West Virginia University has authored a piece criticizing the effect the state Supreme Court has had on the business climate.

Point VFD alleges Ohio contractor failed to complete insulation job

By Lawrence Smith | Oct 9, 2008

The Point Pleasant Volunteer Fire Department alleges in a lawsuit an Ohio contractor failed to complete insulation work on this building on Jackson Avenue. (Photo by Lawrence J. Smith) POINT PLEASANT – An Ohio contractor is named as a defendant in a breach of contract suit filed by a Mason County volunteer fire department for failing to insulate one of its buildings.

Charleston papers disagree on AG's race

By John O'Brien | Oct 9, 2008

McGraw CHARLESTON - The two major daily newspapers in West Virginia's capital are split on the state attorney general's race.

McGraw's Mouthpiece

By The West Virginia Record | Oct 10, 2008

This week, the Charleston Gazette endorsed state Attorney General Darrell McGraw for re-election.

Another student sues Board of Law Examiners

By Cara Bailey | Oct 10, 2008

CHARLESTON - A West Virginia man has filed a suit against the state Board of Law Examiners, seeking to have a successful Tennessee test bar exam count toward his West Virginia score.

Zakaib rules for Workman in fee dispute with Ranson

By Steve Korris | Oct 10, 2008

Workman CHARLESTON – Kanawha Circuit Judge Paul Zakaib cast an early ballot for Supreme Court of Appeals candidate Margaret Workman, awarding her 96 percent of a fee she and Michael Ranson disputed.

W.Va. AG challenger turns to Legislature for McGraw probe

By John O'Brien | Oct 10, 2008

Greear CHARLESTON - Dan Greear, the Republican candidate for state attorney general, is urging lawmakers to investigate records missing from incumbent Darrell McGraw's office.

State Farm says it isn't liable for man over stolen car suit

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 13, 2008

CHARLESTON -- An insurance company has filed a federal suit against a Wood County man, claiming it should not be held responsible to pay any damages or defend the man in another lawsuit.

Man sues Web site, others over statements about his business

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 13, 2008

CHARLESTON -- A St. Albans man and his wife have filed suit against a Web site, its owner and 10 others, alleging they made false statements about a credit business the man owns.

Man says WVU tricked him into signing trespassing document

By Kelly Holleran | Oct 13, 2008

MORGANTOWN -- A Monongalia County man has filed suit against the West Virginia University Board of Governors, the college's interim president and its police chief, alleging he was forced to sign a document that would prohibit him from returning to campus or any of its adjacent buildings.

Buffalo student sues Putnam school board after losing eye in golf accident

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 14, 2008

WINFIELD – A Buffalo High School student has sued the Putnam County Board of Education after he lost his eye in an accident at golf practice.

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