CHARLESTON – A class action complaint filed by a Cabell County man challenges the alleged policy of strip searching and delousing people arrested for minor crimes when they're booked into one of the state's regional jails.
McGraw WASHINGTON - West Virginia is one of a group states that has joined in a brief submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court defending the Second Amendment rights of individuals who live in cities that have banned handguns at home.
Quaranto CLARKSBURG -– Dee Quaranto, Stacia Martin, Tara Stevens and James Smith, members of the North Central West Virginia Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management, recently earned prestigious professional certifications awarded to distinguished practitioners in the field.
Forbes CHARLESTON -- Steve Forbes, publisher of Forbes magazine and former Presidential candidate, will be the headline speaker at the W.Va. Chamber's 2009 Annual Meeting and West Virginia Business Summit.
Lowther CHARLESTON -– Three Steptoe & Johnson paralegals have been recognized by the Legal Assistants/Paralegals of Southern West Virginia (LAPSWV) at the organization's fifth annual meeting and seminar held in June.
Golden CHARLESTON - If anything, a Charleston man has recouped $200 in a legal malpractice suit against a state Tax Department attorney he claims failed to file his bankruptcy case six years ago when she was in private practice.
Westmoreland HUNTINGTON - Despite denying a previous motion to move the case to state court, a federal judge has dismissed a Mason County physician's staffing privileges lawsuit for lack of jurisdiction.
McGraw CHARLESTON -- Before a state agency starts making budget cuts, one West Virginia lawmaker wants it to inquire about money that he feels it may be owed from state Attorney General Darrell McGraw's controversial 2004 OxyContin settlement.
MARTINSBURG -- Legal firms know that the complexity of class action lawsuits can drag such cases out for years; what may not be so obvious is that once the settlement is reached, an entirely new stage of work begins, one that is also complex and can take a lot of time to resolve.